Cannabis Group Weekly Alert – Week Of September 4, 2019 – Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences – United States

In this week’s edition:

  • Trump reiterates his
    administration’s plan to respect state laws on cannabis
  • DEA makes announcements on cannabis
    research applications and hemp legality
  • Illinois approves its first adult-use
  • Several agencies comment on hemp and
  • Chocolate appears to botch cannabis
    potency testing
  • And more…


President Trump expressed support for a states’ rights
approach to cannabis policy. “We’re going to see
what’s going on. It’s a very big subject and right
now we are allowing states to make that decision,” the
President said. “A lot of states are making that
decision, but we’re allowing states to make that
decision.” The comments are consistent with the federal
approach of non-enforcement that began in the Obama

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced it will process 33 long-delayed
applications to grow cannabis to be used in research.
However, before accepting any pending applications, the DEA intends
to propose new regulations,

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