Marijuana Reform Emerges as a Central Issue for 2020

Candidates Overwhelmingly Support Legalization. Plus, Colorado Surpasses $1B in Cannabis Sales in Record Time and Congress Hears Historic Cannabis Reform Testimony from Powerful Coalition of Civil Rights Activists

Cannabis Venture Investing Sets Record Pace in 2019

20 Governors Pen Letter to Congress in Support of Cannabis Banking Reform; Leading CPG Data Firm IRI Partners with Cannabis-focused BDS Analytics.

Legalization Leaps Forward in the Land of Lincoln

CBO Scores Cannabis Banking Bill; Rand Paul says “Good Chance” it gets a Hearing.

Schumer, AG’s Agree on Cannabis Reform: “It’s Time”

38 State Attorneys General Sign Letter to Congress Urging Action on SAFE Banking Act

High Times in the Heartland: Marijuana Madness Sweeps Across Midwestern Legislatures

Colorado legislature passes law promising new wave of cannabis investors; Missouri expands medical MJ program.

M&A Lights Up U.S. Cannabis Industry as BlackRock, Vanguard Announce Investments

Largest-Ever Acquisition in U.S. Cannabis Markets In what will be the largest US-based cannabis acquisition to-date, Chicago-based Cresco Labs has agreed to buy CannaRoyalty in an all-stock transaction valued at $825 million. Cresco stock soared 10% higher and closed at an all-time high, signaling investor support for the deal. This follows on the heels of […]

State, Federal Lawmakers Push Cannabis Banking Reform

New Illinois Gov. Pritzker pleges to legalize pot in inaugural address; first-time users propel Colorado’s 2019 cannabis sales to $1 billion in record time.