In today’s HK Cannabis Law Newsletter, we present articles and information regarding the state of the cannabis industry in California amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon’s trailblazing legalization of psilocybin, the FBI’s investigations into cannabis licensing corruption, and more.
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated countless industries, but the cannabis industry, particularly in California, has thrived in these unprecedented times.
Although various municipalities have decriminalized psilocybin, with the passage of Measure 109, Oregon became the first state to legalize the drug commonly known as magic mushrooms.
In December, the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a bill that would, among other things, remove Federal marijuana penalties.
Of the 37 cannabis initiatives and proposals on ballots in various cities and counties across the State of California, 31 passed.
The FBI served warrants on a Compton City Councilman, a San Bernardino Planning Commissioner, and the Baldwin Park City Attorney in connection with investigations of corruption in cannabis licensing.