Cannabis Law Newsletter by HK Cannabis Law– July 8, 2022

In today’s HK Cannabis Law Newsletter, we present articles discussing the termination of California’s cannabis cultivation tax, Brittney Griner’s guilty plea before the Russian court, legislators in Washington demanding the decriminalization of marijuana and taking action to allow broadcasters to enter the projected 18.5 billion dollar cannabis advertising industry, and more!


  • The House of Representatives Appropriations Committee approved a bill including language that would allow TV and radio broadcasters to air cannabis advertisements in states that have legalized cannabis.

  • Brittney Griner pleads guilty to charges for bringing cannabis vape cartridges into Russia.

  • Senators pressure President Biden to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act using executive branch authority.

  • California’s cannabis cultivation tax terminated with the passage of Assembly Bill 195, signed into law by Governor Newsom last Thursday.

  • The Supreme Court denied petitions to hear two cases challenging Minnesota’s denial of workers’ compensation for medical marijuana costs of injured workers.

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