News Roll Up: Mass Passes Major Industry Reforms, Advocates Call out Trulieve, Malaysia Considers Medical Cannabis

Heady Vermont Staff 16 Aug 2022

“This law is an important step forward in resolving the harms of prohibition and over-policing, and will provide an important avenue for families of color to create jobs in their community and generate generational wealth.”

Shanel Lindsay, cannabis attorney and co-founder of Equitable Opportunities Now, on passing of Massachusetts industry reforms

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Labor & Unions

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Law Enforcement

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Legalization & Politics

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Media & Advertising

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Medical Cannabis

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Joint effort: Malaysia contemplates Thailand’s medical cannabis policy

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