The following headlines represent ongoing progress and innovation within the cannabis industry, and beyond.
Leafly’s Q&A with the “expert in cannabis and CBD medicine” reveals the various benefits of cannabis upon the female form.
Lack of capital biggest barrier to entry for minority-owned cannabis firms: Q&A with NuLeaf’s Jeannette Ward Horton
“The bill won’t legalize marijuana for recreational or medical uses, but allows non-psychoactive forms of cannabis.”
Oakland-based cannapreneur, Felicia Shaw, is front and center of EBX’s coverage of the city’s pioneering equity program. “Oakland’s cannabis program has come under fire for not providing enough funding to equity participants. But a new $10 million state fund could help solve some of the city’s problems.”
Most definitely a canna-parent’s worst nightmare: “The letter warned parents that the YMCA staff would call the authorities on parents they suspected of endangering their children,” Cannabis Now reports.
On Wednesday, Cresco Labs’ CY+ dispensary became the first of its kind to receive the green light to open for business.
Cannabis enthusiasts have reason to celebrate. Marijuana deliveries can now be made anywhere within the Golden State, including regions where cannabis has been banned.
The legal market has received their official guidelines at long last. MJ Biz Daily highlights four “key takeaways” from the final regulations set forth by the Bureau of Cannabis Control.
Marijuana Moment explains that if the current regime “makes good on [its] promise to withhold [the] signature from essential appropriations bills this time, that could inadvertently leave the legal marijuana industry vulnerable to federal drug enforcement actions.”
“From fighting hunger to hiring employees with cannabis-related convictions, these entrepreneurs are using cannabis to promote social good.”
Barber can now add ‘cannabis investor’ to his eclectic post-NFL CV. He recently co-founded Grove Group Management, a cannabis investment company “that will spread state-by-state, starting in New Jersey.”
As legalized cannabis enters the mainstream, Merry Jane examines its proposed effect on the job market and social progress.