What else is happening:
- The Texas House approved a bill that would expand qualifying conditions for MED. The Lone Star state currently has one of the most restrictive state MED programs.
- Congressional staffers told Business Insider that cannabis use is “fairly prevalent” on Capitol Hill. (Paywall.)
- Amid protests from cannabis businesses, an Oklahoma judge put off the implementation of a Metrc tracking system for the state’s MED industry. Metrc has also disgruntled businesses in California.
- The folks pushing for potency caps in Colorado aren’t giving up.
- LinkedIn bubble burster Rob McPherson can’t make the numbers add up for Canadian giant Canopy Growth.
- Barron’s serves up a guide to investing in pot stocks. (Paywall)
- Massachusetts hemp farmers feel like the “ugly step-children” of cannabis.
- Axios looks at the race to invest medical psychedelics that don’t make you hallucinate.
- Syracuse University is starting a cannabis certificate program in partnership with (WeedWeek advertiser) Green Flower.
- What does OG cannabis activist Dana Beal do now?
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- TechCrunch profiles Jim Belushi.
- Seth Rogen has discovered the secret to happiness, according to the New York Times magazine, or has come closer than the rest of us.