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The Boston Globe investigates how large cannabis companies are skirting state rules to become 'quiet titans' of the industry. Experts weigh in on study linking cannabis use with psychosis. More than half of all Illinois House reps. have co-sponsored a marijuana legalization bill. Also: a 145-year-old tobacco company is getting into the CBD space.
The FDA's outgoing chief says CBD regulations could take years. Clark County is directing marijuana revenue to address homelessness. Los Angeles explores using technology for automatic expungements. Also: CVS is the latest major retailer to start stocking CBD products.
The UN postponed a vote on cannabis rescheduling. Support for marijuana legalization in the US keeps climbing. Law enforcement groups in Nevada support a bill to seal cannabis convictions. Also: Researchers found that DMT could hold promise for treating depression and anxiety.
Supreme Court justices ruled against immigrants convicted of minor crimes like pot possession. Minorities are left out of medical marijuana reform efforts in the South. Pennsylvania senators unveiled their marijuana legalization bill. Also: Residents of Woodenbong, Australia aren't so excited about an artist's proposal to build a giant wooden bong.
Former House Speaker John Boehner says he as 'no regrets' about opposing marijuana legalization during his 24 years in office. The family of a man who was killed during a police chase filed a federal civil rights lawsuit over his death. The great-great-granddaughter of etiquette expert Emily Post has penned a new book on marijuana manners.