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Ohio Gov. DeWine Hatches Plan To Whittle Down Adult-Use Law Voters Approved

Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine called on state legislators to amend and whittle down the provisions of Issue 2, the law voters in the state just approved, before the bill takes effect on Dec. 7. And since Issue 2 is a citizen initiative, Ohio lawmakers could lawfully make changes to the law, but they only […]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Vetoes Psychedelics Decriminalization Bill

An effort to decriminalize psychedelic substances was nixed after California’s governor vetoed the bill on grounds that the bill is missing dosing guidelines and other critical inclusions that he says would have made it safer. To the dismay of psychedelic advocates across the state, California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed Senate Bill 58 on Oct 7, […]

Gov. Newsom Signs Bill Allowing MDMA, Psilocybin Prescriptions If/When Feds Reschedule

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill into law which would allow California doctors to immediately begin writing prescriptions for MDMA and psilocybin medications should the federal government choose to reschedule them. Gov. Newsom signed AB 1021 on Saturday in an effort to prepare California doctors ahead of expected federal movement regarding psychedelics like MDMA […]

EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Pritzker Champions Chicago’s Crucial Role In Illinois Cannabis Equity Push

The Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) Program in Illinois is making strides in reversing the damages of the war on drugs, earmarking cannabis-derived funds to catalyze community renewal and equitable industry growth. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker engaged in dialogue with Benzinga at the Cannabis Capital Conference in Chicago in late September, on the revolutionary R3 […]

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