- A study found middle-aged adults claim 20% less in workers comp in states where REC is legal. “It suggests people who use cannabis have a better work capacity and that they’ll make fewer mistakes,” one of the authors said.
- The idea of cannabis potency limits is gaining some traction amid concerns of mental illness and teen use. Industry group U.S. Cannabis Council opposes them.
- A California cannabis business owned by two feuding partners will remain in receivership despite one of the men facing criminal charges for allegedly soliciting his partner’s murder, a California court ruled. (Paywalled) Read more at Voice of San Diego.
- Washington state’s supreme court effectively decriminalized all drugs.
- A report projects the legal industry’s water use to double by 2025.
- Scotts Miracle-Gro’s hydroponics brand Hawthorne Gardening launched a $2.5M social justice fund.
- Morocco is set to legalize MED production.
- Marketing tech firm Fyllo tapped Twitter’s head of brands Katie Ford as COO in a bid to bring cannabis ads to mainstream platforms.
- NGO Students for Sensible Drug Policy named alumnus Jason Ortiz as its executive director.
- In the forthcoming movie Clerks III, Jay and Silent Bob run a dispensary.
- PR agency Grasslands talked to former WeedWeek California editor Donnell Alexander about weed, WeedWeek (and other things too.)