Policy Insider's Report: Chapter One

POLITICO Pro surveyed over 1,400 policy professionals to better understand the experiences and challenges of experts responsible for influencing policy at the highest levels of government.

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Natalie Fertig
Who to know on K St.  The pro-cannabis lobbying sector in Washington, DC is primarily divided into two camps: groups that won’t support any cannabis legislation that doesn’t include crimina...
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Natalie Fertig
The unionization of cannabis is only beginning. Right now, a multitude of national and state-based unions are reaching out to workers in the cannabis industry - from Teamsters to SEIU. In the short...
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POLITICO Pro DataPoint Staff
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that state laws legalizing marijuana reduce opioid prescribing by approximately 6 percent — with the finding applying to both medical and adult-use ...
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Natalie Fertig
Cannabis equity is a conversation that has come to the forefront of the legalization conversation. Cannabis law has disproportionately sent individuals from black and brown communities to jail. The ...
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POLITICO Pro DataPoint Staff
A record 116 groups hired lobbyists to make their case to Congress and federal agencies on marijuana- and cannabis-related issues in the second quarter of 2019. Cannabis is increasingly attracting the...
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The Rise of Digital Media as a Lever for Influence Changing times, and skills needs, for Policy Professionals Over the past five years, a confluence of interrelated trends have amplified digital me...
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