ASTM International Launches New Subcommittee

The global standards organization has launched a new subcommittee, D37.92, aimed at facilitating the exchange of ideas and information between policymakers, regulatory bodies, scientists, stakeholders and the public.

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Organizations Submit Comments on CAOA

Following a call for input regarding the draft language included in the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA), a number of nonprofits and trade organizations have submitted comments on the bill. The NCIA, the MPP, NORML, the MCBA and even CPEAR all submitted comments on the new legislative proposal to end federal cannabis prohibition.

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First in the South – Virginia’s Legalization Focuses on Public Safety, Health and Social Justice

The criminal justice reforms and commitment to repairing harms related to past prohibition of cannabis are soon to be a present-day reality. Virginia is the first Southern state to take the path towards legal adult use cannabis. It is unlikely to be the last.

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Acquire GW Pharma

In a press release published last week, the two companies announced they have entered an agreement for Jazz to acquire GW Pharma, the producer of the only FDA-approved CBD medication Epidiolex, for a total of $7.2 billion.

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