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News Roll Up: Hemp Pilot Program Extended to 2021 + Gov Hints at S. 54 Veto + Plants Donated to Hemp Farmer After Theft

Heady Vermont Staff
Heady Vermont Staff 4 Oct 2020

S.54 is a bill that will change the national conversation around the legalization of cannabis and our entry into a regulated market. It is one of the most comprehensive and forward thinking attempts and addressing and repairing the historical harms of the war on drugs.

 Former Vermont State Rep. Kiah Morris

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Welcome To The Weekly Roll Up

A Compendium of The Week’s Cannabis News

Vermont

 October Legislative Update: Budget Highlights, Hemp Relief and COVID Grants

Legislature Advances Police Reform Package

Why The Governor Should Sign S. 54 and S. 234

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Regional

Maine

Massachusetts

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New York

National

⭐ US Senate sends Trump a short-term funding bill, which he signed, that continues state medical cannabis protections through Dec 11, extends hemp pilot program

⭐ Emerald Mag: Conscious Consumption: 100+ Indigenous-Owned Cannabis Businesses to Support Right Now

Cannabis Consumers’ Buying Patterns Sure Are Changing During The Pandemic

House Approves Marijuana Banking Protections For Third Time

250,000 Americans Work In Legal Cannabis And Jobs Are ‘Growing’

After Climbing 3 Years in a Row, U.S. Pot Busts Fell by 18% Last Year

Advocacy

Animals

Arts/Entertainment

Banking

Business

How We Got Here: The Cannabis Industry’s Regulatory Evolution

CBD

Coronavirus/COVID-19

How dispensaries attract and keep senior shoppers – even during COVID-19

Culture

Education

Federal

Food & Bev

Growing and Making

⭐ WATCH: DIY Composting via Emerald Mag

Super Skunk. Source: Leafly

Health and Wellness

Hemp

⭐  Hemp Advocates Secure Major Win In New House Government Funding Measure

Hemp farmers get last-minute delay on USDA compliance, but not everyone is happy

Hypocrisy, Prevarication, and Outright Lies

Insurance

The West Coast Wildfires: What is the Impact on the Cannabis Industry?

Law Enforcement

Legalization

New recreational cannabis markets are seeing quicker starts to sales

House Democrats Keep Pot Banking Protections In Revised Covid Bill After Delaying Legalization Vote

Media

Why Is Twitter Flagging Searches for Marijuana (And Not Alcohol or Tobacco)?

Medical

Military/Vets

Podcasts

Politics + Elections

The Pot Election Has Started: What You Need To Know About Early Voting + Deadlines

Psychedelics

⭐ ORGANIZE: Decriminalize Nature Organizer’s Handbook PDF Available

Social Justice

Breonna Taylor Travesty Must Renew Focus on the Racist Drug War

Sports

Studies and Surveys

Study Shines Light On Women Who Use Cannabis To Cope With The Effects Of Menopause

Women

⭐ Emerald Mag: Shanel Lindsay Found Success in the Middle of Equity and Innovation

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States

Chaos and cannabis: A massive hemp empire is accused of growing illegal pot and sowing violence on the Navajo reservation

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Nebraska

Sheriff Who Challenged Nebraska Cannabis Has No Idea Who Funded His Case

New Jersey

Adult-use marijuana legalization in New Jersey expected to ignite domino effect

New Mexico

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International

Hemp Countries To Watch: From dominant China to tiny Lithuania

Africa

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Mexico

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UK

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