The future success of the cannabis industry is directly tied to decriminalization and regulation. That's among the topics being discussed at the 2022 Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Chicago.

The federal landscape, though, is changing, and Curaleaf Holdings Inc (OTC: CURLF) founder Boris Jordan is hopeful that by the end of 2022, the marijuana industry will be officially recognized as a legitimate industry in the U.S.

“We’ve never been closer to getting real cannabis legislation, this could be something that breaks the glass ceiling for the industry,” Jordan said at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference on Wednesday.

“I think we get [legislation],” he added.

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Jordan explained that Curaleaf is moving into cannabis-infused drinks, and is testing its first cannabis seltzer, named “Endless Coast” …

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