Cannabis News Round-Up

California marijuana industry needs an intervention to avoid an “extinction event.” Employment and marijuana use among Washington adolescents before and after legalization of retail marijuana. Cannabis industry questions new Colorado system that would add chemicals to marijuana for tracking purposes.

Brookline, Massachusetts medicinal pot shop approved for recreational sales. Mission to buy weed with Connecticut lawmaker is gold for Massachusetts. Leaders offer blueprint for legal pot sales in Connecticut. Connecticut lawmakers hosted press conference on marijuana legalization. Cannabis 101 at UConn.

New York legalization fight intensifies. More New York say they will opt out of recreational marijuana. Albany County leaders undecided about participating in potential marijuana sales. Newsday readers weigh in on legalized marijuana in New York. Keep social justice in mind when pushing for New York marijuana legalization.

New Jersey governor, legislature, announce legal marijuana agreement. Don’t rush New Jersey legalization without getting answers first.

Expunge Illinois small-time pot convictions if it’s legalized. Illinois largely white marijuana industry is booming, and minority-run businesses want in. Illinois treasurer pushing to modernize “outdated” marijuana banking laws.

From casinos to cannabis: the Native Americans embracing the pot revolution. New Mexico recreational marijuana will be back in 2020 session.

Is the expungement provision of the Marijuana Justice Act constitutional?Trump claims executive privilege over agency memos on marijuana legalization. Bipartisan bill seeks to protect federal employees who use state-legal marijuana. The case for allowing interstate trade among marijuana-legal states. John Boehner was once “unalterably opposed” to marijuana. He now wants it to be legal. Legalizing marijuana, with a focus on social justice, unites 2020 Democrats.

The marijuana industry looks like the fastest-growing job market in the country. Banks don’t want to work with marijuana companies. It’s time for that to change. 7 ways marketers can break into the cannabis industry. The economic implications behind the cannabis legalization debate. Marijuana legalization must make War on Drugs’ victims whole before companies profit. As marijuana gets legalized, companies drop THC testing of employees. The cannabis industry is creating a green gold rush but obstacles to legalization still exist.

Canada marijuana companies are quietly pushing the Toronto Stock Exchange to allow them to invest in the lucrative US market and it could be transformative for the $75 billion industry.Mexico lawmakers reach across party lines to launch marijuana reform process.

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  1. Safe or unsafe, here’s what matters: Are people being subjected to state violence for potentially putting a substance into their own body? That’s tyranny. Stop it.

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