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Will social equity in Illinois live up to the hype?Raj Chander - Published on August 22, 2022Read more
Illinois broke through the chatter with big talk about helping social equity businesses take off. Will the state live up to the hype?
Few impressed with Biden’s weak new marijuana decriminalization planRaj Chander - Published on May 7, 2020Read more
Under the ‘Biden Plan for Black America,’ cannabis would be okay to possess but illegal to purchase.
Virginia jump-starts cannabis reform: No more ‘baby steps,’ lawmakers sayRaj Chander - Published on December 12, 2019Read more
A daylong cannabis summit in Richmond marked a new era in cannabis policy reform. Now let’s see if they can move a bill.
Cannabis industry optimistic on banking despite murky Senate prospectsRaj Chander - Published on September 27, 2019Read more
The bill, which the House passed 321–103 on Wednesday, is seen as a major win for banks, investors, and much of the legal cannabis industry. What’s next?
House passes cannabis banking bill in historic voteRaj Chander - Published on September 25, 2019Read more
A strong vote, 321-103, moves cannabis banking reform over a major hurdle. Now it’s the Senate’s turn.
Federal Lawmakers Join Industry Advocates in Call for EquityRaj Chander - Published on May 23, 2019Read more
Advocates and legislators increasingly agree: Full cannabis legalization is right around the corner. For many, the next big issue is equality.