October 16, 2017 – Colorado’s announcement of making over 1 billion in marijuana sales tops this weeks biggest piece of news. The second biggest piece is Kentucky’s Governor, Matt Bevin, stating he will never legalize cannabis because of opioid overdoses. On that same note there is a study released this week showing that opioid usage drops when people have access to medical marijuana in Illinois. Also while the UK bill seems great, it is expected to not pass, so please don’t get your hopes to high on that one.
October 09, 2017 – Massachusetts tops this week for the most popular piece of cannabis news. They are mulling over removing access to all revenue generated from tax benefits to any town that does not vote for cannabis sales. Proponents say this is fair if they are not promoting it, opponent say they are being unfairly punished for expressing their opinions.