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The Weekly Roll Up: March 30, 2018

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Lianna Tedesco 30 Mar 2018

Welcome to the Weekly Roll Up, Heady Vermont’s regular review of the top cannabis news locally, from our region and beyond.

Vermont

Vermont’s largest producer of CBD oil, Green Mountain CBD, will be cutting their prices in half within the next five years. They’re operating under top notch efficiency and looking to “pass their savings onto the people.” That’s something we can get behind.

Addison County judge dismisses the personal liability case against Vermont Hemp Company founder Joel Bedard, on the grounds of not stating a legal basis for individual liability. The claims against the company itself have no been dismissed as of yet.

With marijuana legalization going into effect July 1st, not all landlords are cool with the idea of tenants lighting up in their units. Burlington seems to have a case of 50/50, but ultimately it comes down to individual lease agreements.

Check out the opening of Vermont Hempicurean for all your local hemp needs and an additional 10% off for Heady Vermont members!

New legislation allowing saliva tests on drivers during routine traffic stops infringes on civil liberties. One step forward, three steps back.

Regional

EXCLUSIVE: Heady Vermont speaks to former MA Congressman Barney Frank about cannabis in the Commonwealth.

NECANN Boston was smokin’ last weekend with a whopping 9,000 paid attendees as cannabis culture grows not just in the US, but specifically New England.

New Jersey’s medical marijuana program is growing to include people suffering from chronic pain, anxiety, migraines, and Tourette’s syndrome. It’s a step forward, find out what you need to know: Watch here.

National/International

An overwhelming two-thirds of Americans support pot legalization. New Approach Missouri has started the groundwork to get a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana on the November ballot, will they be next to join the blaze?

While edibles makers in California run into a frustrating catch-22, CEO of Harborside in Oakland predicts a 75% extinction rate for the remaining cannabis bakers and chefs.

Despite opposing opinions among law enforcement and health officials in Tennessee, the House approved a bill legally allowing medical marijuana with a doctor’s note and approved medical conditions.

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