Weekly Roll Up: April 6, 2018
- Vermont’s leading cannabis experts held the state’s first ever Continuing Legal Education seminar to help attorneys prepare for legalization.
- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stands behind Vermont farmers, and wants to remove hemp from the government’s list of controlled substances. Hemp won’t get you high, but would will provide much needed financial stability to struggling farms thanks to its other uses.
- Vermont Hempicurean opened its doors in Brattleboro on Monday, and up north in Saint Albans, Green Mountain Hemp Company hosts its grand opening this weekend! Get all the details here.
- Heady Vermont asks the legal questions everyone is wondering about in a Livestream with attorney and founder of Vermont Cannabis Solutions, Tim Fair, Esq.
- VTCANN is happening in May, and over 60 vendor spots have already been sold out. Vermont’s first-ever cannabis convention is bound to be lit.
- April 16th is an important date for Connecticut residents, as the The New Britain Area League of Women Voters organize a panel to discuss marijuana legalization.
- Applicants in Massachuchets lined up on Monday fully prepared and ready for their licenses to sell recreational marijuana. The process is only open to businesses given “priority certification” for now, but will open to everyone else in June.
- Edible cookie scare happens in Maine when daycare workers reported feeling “high” after consuming. It’s five ‘o clock somewhere, right?
- Technology strikes again as Massachuchets implements the application for recreational marijuana sales with one mouse click.
- New York follows suit with a major surge in marijuana legalization, implementing steady changes to their medical use laws.
- Medical marijuana slowly takes the place of opioid prescriptions as legalization rises. Move aside, prescription drugs — you’re losing to an all-natural herb.
- Individual holder in Canada’s second-largest marijuana firm, Terry Booth, went from pedaling quarter ounces as a kid to playing the big pot stocks and seeing some big green in return.
- In an ironic twist of fate, major crusader for marijuana legalization Richard Tamaccio Jr. gets put on four years probation for throwing a pot-smoking party in his Philadelphia warehouse.
- Smoking marijuana takes a terrifying turn as two turn up dead and 56 others suffer from severe bleeding in Illinois because of fake pot. The “Spice” or “K2” showed traces of rat poison and is still undergoing toxicology testing.