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Biden’s vaccine mandate expected will apply to cannabis industry workers

Biden’s vaccine mandate expected will apply to cannabis industry workers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 14, 2021

Just because the cannabis industry is not federally legal, it doesn't mean that the booming sector will be able to avoid Biden's vaccine mandate.  On Thursday, September 9, President Joe Biden declared...

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Merrill Lynch is gearing up to accept more clients with cannabis-related assets

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 13, 2021

World-renowned wealth management firm Merrill Lynch is adopting a more relaxed stance towards cannabis-related businesses. According to a recent report, the firm is planning on accepting more clients that...

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NIH-funded study suggests that youth cannabis consumption does not rise after legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 12, 2021

Youth cannabis consumption does not rise after states introduce medical or recreational laws. This is according to a team of researchers, who recently published their findings in the Journal of the American...

Schumer’s cannabis reform bill may benefit some companies more than others, say experts

Schumer’s cannabis reform bill may benefit some companies more than others, say experts

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 12, 2021

Over the last few months, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has constantly reaffirmed his mission to federally deschedule cannabis across the United States. In order to accomplish this task, he has...

Court approves of Trulieve’s Harvest Health acquisition

Court approves of Trulieve’s Harvest Health acquisition

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 11, 2021

Cannabis-focused multi-state operator (MSO) Trulieve is celebrating the progress of its monumental $2.1 billion deal to purchase Harvest Health & Recreation.  The latest reports reveal that Florida-based...

These states may vote on cannabis (and psychedelics) legalization on the 2022 ballot

These states may vote on cannabis (and psychedelics) legalization on the 2022 ballot

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 31, 2021

During the first half of 2020, cannabis reform in the United States advanced on a large scale.  So far this year, four new states have been added to the list of places with legal recreational cannabis...

https://www.healtheuropa.eu/medical-cannabis-research-leader/87243/

Tilray reports annual loss of $336 million, $4 billion in cannabis sales expected by 2024

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 26, 2021

Canadian pharmaceutical and cannabis company Tilray has released its financial results for the fiscal year that ended on May 31. Founded in 2014, the company recently reported an annual loss of USD $336...

American music artist Beyoncé is building a hemp farm

American music artist Beyoncé is building a hemp farm

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 26, 2021

"Queen B" has never been shy of showing that her talents extend far beyond the world of music. Following her rise to fame in the early 1990s as the lead singer of the girls band Destiny's Child, which...

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Colorado cannabis cultivation law aims to assist growers in key areas

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 15, 2021

Cross-pollination, poor weather conditions and interstate commerce are three subjects being actively discussed by state lawmakers in Colorado.  Back in June, cannabis growers jumped for joy at the...

Online cannabis sales surge as interest for delivery services grows amid COVID-19

Online cannabis sales surge as interest for delivery services grows amid COVID-19

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 13, 2021

It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has had a monumental impact on everyday life. From social distancing measures to obligatory mask-wearing, the world as we once knew it is merely a distant...

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/07/13/politics/rahul-gupta-joe-biden-drug-czar/index.html

Biden nominee for drug czar has ties with medical cannabis business

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 13, 2021

Last year, Dr. Rahul Gupta is believed to have consulted with a medical cannabis business in Massachusetts for nine months. Why is this relevant? Because Dr. Gupta is President Joe Biden’s choice to...

https://www.marijuana.com/news/2017/06/head-of-va-seemingly-supports-medical-marijuana/

Senators vote to broaden medical cannabis access for military veterans

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 13, 2021

On Wednesday, August 4, a Senate committee passed an amendment that will act as a catalyst for doctors to issue military veterans with medical cannabis prescriptions.  As per details of the amendment,...

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