Tremaine Wright, Chair New York State Cannabis Control Board to Deliver First Public Speech at CWCBExpo New York

Tremaine Wright, Chair New York State Cannabis Control Board to Deliver First Public Speech at CWCBExpo New York

CWCBExpo New York is pleased to announce that the recently appointed Chair of New York’s Cannabis Control Board, Tremaine Wright will make her first public presentation at CWCBExpo New York on Nov 4. Ms. Wright leads the five-member oversight board charged with approving a comprehensive regulatory framework for New York’s cannabis industry and will oversee licensing of cannabis businesses.

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Opinion: It’s time for action on adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania

Opinion: It’s time for action on adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania

National and local surveys of voters continue to reflect overwhelming support for legalization. Cannabis consumers are no longer asking for permission, instead we are demanding REAL reform at the ballot box. Politicians who make grand promises of cannabis reform should be on notice to start making good, or start looking for jobs in the private sector.

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How effective are cannabis products as sleep aids?

How effective are cannabis products as sleep aids?

Problems with sleep are common. In recent research, 48% of UK adults said sleeping badly had a negative effect on their mental health. For teenagers, this proportion was significantly higher – 66%. The large number of people experiencing sleep problems makes for an attractive market. Some companies have seized the opportunity to provide remedies, including several manufacturers of cannabis products. But what is the evidence that cannabis products can help people get a better night’s sleep?

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Congressional Committee Approves Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill

Statement from Matthew Schweich, deputy director of the Marijuana Policy Project: “We’re encouraged to see that the MORE Act is once again advancing in the U.S. House of Representatives. We cannot achieve meaningful and lasting criminal justice reform in our country without ending the war on cannabis. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have the opportunity and responsibility to come together and pass legislation to finally put an end to the decades-long failure that is federal cannabis prohibition. States across the country have taken the lead on cannabis legalization, and now it is time for Congress to pass federal reform, a policy that is supported by a strong majority of Americans.”

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