California Senators Approve Psychedelics Legalization Bill In Committee

A California Senate committee has approved a bill to legalize possession of certain psychedelics and facilitated use of the substances. The legislation from Sen. Scott Wiener (D), which was refiled in December after a more expansive version was derailed last session, cleared the Senate Public Safety Committee in a 3-1 vote on Tuesday and next […]

Majority Of Americans Back Legalizing Psychedelics Therapy And Federally Decriminalizing Substances Like Psilocybin, Poll Finds

A strong majority of Americans support legalizing and regulating psychedelics therapy, and most back federally decriminalizing substances like MDMA and psilocybin, according to a new poll. The survey from Breakthrough Bulletin comes amid a wave of psychedelics reform efforts taking place in legislatures across the country. What they found is that a majority of likely […]

: Acreage wins approval from British Columbia for Canopy Growth transaction and extends the exercise date by 60 days

U.S.-based cannabis company Acreage Holdings Inc. ACRDFACRHF said Tuesday it has won final approval from the Supreme Court of British Columbia for its previously-announced floating share agreement as part of an acquisition of the company by Canopy Growth Corp. CGCCA:WEED. Last week, Acreage shareholders approved the deal at a special meeting. Canopy and Canopy USA and Acreage amended their floating share arrangement to extend the exercise outside date to May 31 from March 31, or such later date as may be agreed to in writing. Canopy Growth initially announced the transaction in October to exercise options it had to acquire Acreage, Wana Brands and Jetty Extracts to fast-track its U.S. business. Canada-based Canopy Growth is backed by spirits giant Constellation Brands Inc. STZ. Acreage stock is up 1% in 2023 compared to a 20% drop by the Global X Cannabis ETF POTX and a loss of 12.9% by the AdvisorShares Pure U.S. Cannabis ETF MSOS. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit for more information on this news.

TX medical cannabis expansion advances (Newsletter: March 21, 2023)

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Mississippi Lawmakers Send Bill Revising State’s Medical Marijuana Law To Governor’s Desk

The changes span from minor language tweaks to new provisions on background checks and public records. By Sara DiNatale, Mississippi Today The Legislature has approved changes to Mississippi’s cannabis law that will limit the information available to the public about businesses’ citation records and will attempt to crack down on inconsistencies from the agencies tasked […]