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Former Bain Executive to Lead Massachusetts Cannabis Regulatory Agency

Steven Hoffman is a former partner at Bain and Co., where he headed the firm's Boston office. By law, officials must appoint three more people by Friday.

Senator Named to Massachusetts Regulatory Post Opposed Legal Cannabis

Sen. Jennifer Flanagan, who opposed last year's cannabis legalization initiative, is the first appointee to the five-member Cannabis Control Commission.

Nevada Gaming Commission to Discuss Cannabis and Casinos

The Nevada Gaming Commission hopes to address the problems the state's legalization of recreational marijuana present during an upcoming special meeting.

Denver to Start Licensing First Cannabis Clubs, but Few May Apply

Denver is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first legal cannabis clubs, but elaborate regulatory hurdles may mean the city gets few takers for the new licenses.

Alaska Proposal Would Open Door to On-Site Consumption

With cannabis sales still lagging behind, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board has officially proposed regulations to allow onsite cannabis consumption.

Fort Collins Eyes Eliminating Voter Approval for Cannabis Changes

Fort Collins is considering placing a measure on the ballot asking voters to give up their right to weigh in on changes to local cannabis regulations.

NY to Allow Use of Medical Cannabis Lozenges, Lotions, and More

Health officials announced new regulations that will permit new products, including chewable and effervescent tablets and lozenges as well as topical lotions, ointments and patches.

Washington Licensing Change Expected to Bring Frenzy of Business Activity

Washington cannabis regulators lifted a policy limiting cannabis businesses to a single production license—a change that could spark a flurry of mergers and acquisitions.

Nevada Regulators Could Scrap Home Cannabis Delivery

Home cannabis delivery has been allowed since the state's adult-use cannabis market launched July 1. But all that could change in January.

Maine Lawmakers Leave Key Cannabis Questions Unanswered

Maine lawmakers adjourned Aug. 2, leaving important questions about the state’s new adult-use cannabis program unresolved.

Massachusetts Officials Seeking Candidates for Cannabis Board

The race is on to assemble the five-member board that will oversee recreational and medical marijuana in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Governor Names Five to Cannabis Advisory Board

Gov. Charlie Baker has picked five people to serve on a Cannabis Advisory Board that will help guide regulators enforce cannabis laws.

Officials Grapple With Limiting Cannabis Ads at Las Vegas Airport

Clark County commissioners on Tuesday discussed a proposed ordinance that would ban cannabis ads at the airport. But its language raised some concerns.

A Brief Guide to Massachusetts’ New Cannabis Law

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a sweeping cannabis bill into law, marking a milestone in a battle that began when voters approved adult-use legalization in November.

Online Portals Guide Australian Doctors Through Medical Cannabis Maze

Doctors in Australia aren’t big prescribers of medical cannabis—not yet, at least. Online portals hope to help streamline process, speeding patient access.

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