News Roll Up: Primary Season Heats Up, Labor Unions Bloom in Weed Industry, JuicyFields’ Alleged Ponzi Scheme

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Heady Vermont Staff 1 Aug 2022

“It’s time to end the war on drugs.”  
— Nina Turner, Twitter

Welcome To The Weekly Roll Up
A Compendium of The Week’s Cannabis News

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Vermont’s Primary Election Season Heats Up – How You Can Vote and Who’s Running

⭐Licensing Update: Vermont CCB Reaches Milestone – 100+ Licenses Now Approved

Senate Leadership Introduces Legislation to End Federal Cannabis Prohibition

Efficiency Vermont Incentives for Cannabis Cultivators

Strain Review: Wedding Cake by High Brix Cannabis

Trailblazers: Snowbird Botanicals on Embracing Education, Wellness and Organic Methods

PSA for Vermonters: Free Cannabis Courses 🚨📖

Mixing Alcohol and Cannabis: ​​What You Should Know

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Face the Facts: Where the Licensing Process for Recreational Cannabis in Conn. Stands



From baseball to cannabis, the transition of Big Papi

Berkshire Mall sells for $8m. Pot mini-farms are planned for former Sears, Macy’s stores 

New Hampshire

How Long Will NH Stay ‘an Island in New England’ Without Legal Marijuana?

New York

Legalized pot is months away in New York State, but no one is sure how the market will work

Rhode Island

 Banking Built for Cannabis: Dama Financial


Senators Discuss Pot Reform At Historic Hearing Following Legalization Bill Introduction

WATCH: Decriminalizing Cannabis at the Federal Level: Necessary Steps to Address Past Harms

⭐USA TODAY: Time for change: Federal ban on cannabis use causes more harm than good

Senate Committee Calls For Cannabis, Psychedelics + Hemp Reforms In Draft Spending Legislation for the 2023 Fiscal Year


The Last Prisoner Project tweeted that it is “*unequivocally* pro-legalization” and is “against any measure that attaches criminal penalties to cannabis-related activity (i.e prohibitions on homegrow)” shortly after it was accused of preventing a former employee from advocating for legalization.


‘There is collateral damage’: Father makes emotional plea in support of cannabis banking reform


⭐ Politico: Inside the John Boehner Weed Lawsuit

CBD & Hemp

Congressional Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Hemp As Work Begins On 2023 Farm Bill

Cultivation & Production

Cartels are turning our national forests into a warzone

Consumption & Culture

What Cannabis Lounges Could Mean For The Future Of Weed Consumption


States look to regulate weed alternatives like delta-8 as sales explode

States Should Avoid Marijuana Stereotypes And Partner With Budtenders On Impaired Driving Education, Governors’ Group Says: “Cannabis consumers should never be stereotyped or ridiculed.”

Labor & Unions

Booming US cannabis industry seen as fertile ground for union expansion

Law Enforcement

Cops Want to Use CBD, But Face Legal Challenges. Here’s Why (Montpelier VT mention*)

Legalization, Decriminalization & Politics

Bipartisan bill would create mechanism to expunge federal marijuana misdemeanors


Lies, Hypocrisy and Outright Prevarication

Media & Advertising

SAFE Advertising Act could bring weed ads to TV and radio


Medical Cannabis 

Why Medical Cannabis Is Gaining a Foothold in War-Torn Ukraine


Military & Veterans


10 Best Cannabis Podcasts to Listen to While Getting High


Majority Of Americans Support Psychedelics Research For Military Members

Social Equity

How Joy Hollingsworth became a cannabis trailblazer



Studies & Surveys

Study: Legalization of Retail Cannabis Sales Not Linked to Increase in Youth Use


The Weed Industry Must Reckon With Its Internalized Misogyny.

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Switzerland Medical Cannabis Law Goes Live August 1


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