Roll Up: Biden Announces Major Cannabis Reforms ⛓

Ella Guinan 7 Oct 2022

“This industry could not have taken off with out capable entrepreneurs that had some serious hustle, and I could see that this past weekend.”
— Julie Hulburd, Vermont Cannabis Control Board

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

In a hurry? Look for the star on our top news items ⭐


Long Lines, Joyful Vibes Mark First Weekend of Vermont Dispensary Sales

VTCNA Launches Free Cannabis Nurse Hotline in Vermont

Where to Find Recreational Vermont Dispensaries in Rutland, Middlebury and More

What’s Open After October 1? A Guide to Vermont’s First Few Days of Cannabis Retail Sales

Licensing Update: One More Retail License Approved, Along with 12 Other Licenses (9/28)

⭐ B2B: Banking for Vermont Cannabiz – What Are the Options?

The Elevated Agriculturalist: Harvesting Cannabis How-To

Microdosing: Five Things to Consider

Strain Review: “Pancake Breath” by Old Growth Vermont

Strain Review: Mike Larry x Gas Runtz by Midnight Farm

 Bored? Looking for something to do? Our events page is stacked!

#Vermont Licensing and Opt-In:

Winhall’s opt-in vote for retail cannabis sales passes

WCAX: Vermont is Joining 14 Other States With Legal Adult-Use Cannabis Sales

Vermont in National Headlines 🤩 

MJBizDaily: Strong retail demand in Vermont on first day of recreational marijuana sales

HIGH TIMES: Recreational Pot Sales Kick Off in Vermont

CNBC: Vermont Dispensaries to Begin Selling Recreational Marijuana

CANNABIS BUSINESS TIMES: 3 Vermont Dispensaries to Begin Adult-Use Sales at Their Discretion

Other #Vermont headlines:



Social Equity License Applicants in Connecticut Receive Do-Over



Theory Wellness, a Massachusetts Cannabis Company, to Open Retail Dispensary in Brattleboro

New Hampshire

New York

New York Attracts 903 Applicants for Cannabis Retail Licenses

Rhode Island

Cannabis Retailers Prepare for Recreational Sales in Rhode Island

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⭐POLITICO: Biden Pardons Cannabis Offenses, Calls for Review of Federal Law

Industry Veteran Steve DeAngelo Wants to See an End to Corporate Cannabis, Support for Small Growers

Hempcrete Insulation Receives Certification in US Residential Building Codes

Hurricane Ian forces Florida Cannabis Companies to Close as Operators Assess Fallout

Courts Could Throw State Cannabis Markets Into Disarray

Acquisitions & Mergers

Is Big Tobacco Pivoting to Big Cannabis?


More Banking Options For Cannabis Businesses; Similar Complaints


CO & WA Got More Tax Revenue From Cannabis Than From Alcohol or Cigarettes in FY2022, Report Finds

Cannabis Stocks Surge as Biden Overhauls Federal Policy on Cannabis

CBD & Hemp

USDA Touts Economic and Environmental Benefits of Hemp As European Market Expands

FDA’s Most Recent Hire Could Lead to CBD Regulation

Cultivation & Production

Consumption & Culture

Rutgers Law School Adds Cannabis Law, Business Certificate for 2023

Nevada Will Open Cannabis Consumption Lounge Application Window Oct. 14

Labor & Unions

OSHA: Worker Death at Trulieve Holyoke, Massachusetts Facility Caused By Inhaling ‘Ground Cannabis Dust’

Law Enforcement

Legalization & Politics

Kentucky Governor Reaffirms Plans to Legalize Medical Cannabis Through Executive Action

House Committee Approves Two Bills To Expunge, Seal Cannabis Records

Media & Advertising

The Messy Breakup Behind Cannabis Media Instagram The Blacklist

Medical Cannabis


Mala Muñoz Is Working to Destigmatize Cannabis Use in Latinx Communities


Psychedelics are exploding in the startup community as founders say it makes them better leaders

Social Equity

Cannabis Industry Social Equity Applicants Nationwide Face Similar Challenges

Denver May Give Social Equity Companies Exclusive Right to Cannabis Delivery

Studies and Surveys

Study Shows, Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Could Give Arkansas’ Economy Major Boost



⭐ Female-led cannabis companies receive ‘fraction of capital’ of male counterparts

Find Women-Owned Dispensaries Opening Soon: Heady App ⭐ 


Cannabis Crossing Borders: Global Flower Trade in 2022

B.C. enables farm-to-gate sales of cannabis products

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