HLG week in review 3.5-3.9

Pa. Marijuana Panel Recommends Sale of Smokable Marijuana, States Mull ‘Sanctuary’ Status for Marijuana Businesses

Pa. Marijuana Panel Recommends Sale of Smokable Marijuana

The menu of options available at medical cannabis dispensaries may soon grow to include “dry leaf and flower,” the green and fragrant herb once sold illicitly in dime bags. Read more.

States Mull ‘Sanctuary’ Status for Marijuana Businesses

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed pot businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling industry from a shift in federal enforcement policy. Read more.

Colorado Cannabis Firms Could Get Publicly Traded, Out-of-State Investors Under Proposed Bill

Residency requirements for Colorado marijuana businesses could soon be old hat. A bill advancing through the Colorado legislature would open the doors for out-of-state individuals and publicly traded companies to invest or have ownership interest in state-licensed cannabis businesses. Read more.