Ohio regulators allege two multi-state operators (MSOs) violated state licensing rules, according to a report by Jackie Borchardt in the Cincinnati Enquirer. The allegations involve New York-based Acreage Holdings and Arizona-based Harvest Health and Recreation.
The producer grew 12 tons of weed in unlicensed rooms. The biggest scandal in Canada since legalization, itand has rocked the industry.
We also discuss Cannit with Jesse on the podcast episode dropping this afternoon.
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John Boehner, an Ohio Republican who served as Speaker of the House between 2011 and 2015, has never consumed cannabis and declared himself "unalterably opposed" to legalization while in office. His thinking has evolved.
Since joining the Acreage board last year, Boehner has become a prominent and well connected voice for legalization in Washington D.C.
This week in Seeing Green, I look at Boehner's record and ask what it might mean for the weed business.
Rapper and mogul Jay-Z has joined NorCal company Caliva as Chief Brand Strategist.
For the first time, Congress debated the racial justice case for legalization. The overall argument was legalization can help reduce some of the injustices on the war on drugs. But much of the debate centered on how to legalize.
Marijuana Moment reports the debate on "how, not whether," to legalize is setting the tone in Congress. Additionally it notes the House Veterans Affairs committee held a closed door meeting on MED research.
The Reno Gazette Journal dove into newly available Nevada records detailing who bankrolls the silver state's cannabis businesses.
Business Insider reports on how CBD and hemp brands are skirting Facebook's ad ban.
Leafly looks into the almost non-existent research on cannabis use and conception.
The Boston Globe sent a reporter to Colorado to check out the state's slow motion social use rollout.
Golfer's interest in CBD is spilling out into the open, with a number of high profile players singing its praises and landing sponsorships.
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