This Week In Cannabis – November 06, 2017

redditlinkCorona Distributor Invests Heavily In Cannabis

Corona Distributor Invests In Worlds Largest Cannabis Producer

– Constellation Brands owns multiple beer related ventures.
– They purchased 9.9% of the worlds largest marijuana producer

redditlinkMedical use of cannabis officially legal in Poland

Medical Marijuana Legal in Poland

– Patients will be able to pick up from pharmacies with a doctors prescription
– Over 300,000 patients may quality for medical marijuana treatment.

redditlinkMaine Governor Vetoes Marijuana Bill

Maine Governor Vetoes Marijuana Bill

– The voter approved bill, legalized recreational marijuana sales.
– Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) believes the Federal Govt should be in control.

redditlinkBelize marijuana decriminalization signed into law

Belize Decriminalization Bill Signed into Law

– 10g and under of cannabis is now decriminalized.

redditlinkTeen Cannabis Use Falls To 20 Year Low

Teen Cannabis Use Falls To 20 Year Low

– The Decline is believed to be from a lack of a black market for teenagers .
– The usage rate of 6.5% in 2016 is still higher than 4.4% in 1994.

redditlinkGermany May Soon Legalize Marijuana

Germany May Soon Legalize Marijuana

– Merkel will allow legalization if a new coalition deal is agreed upon.
– Under the new rule cannabis would be sold at local pharmacies

redditlinkCalifornia Raises Cannabis Taxes Upwards of 70%

California is Raising Cannabis Taxes for 2018 to Upwards of 70%

– Many believe these high prices will lead to a thriving black market.
– The new 15% price hike will go into effect January 1st, 2018.

redditlinkNew Jersey Court Determines State Must Recognize Marijuana's Medicinal Value

New Jersey Court Determines State Must Recognize Marijuana’s Medicinal Value

– The Governor (R) Chris Christie, disagrees with the court.
– The state must reexamine the plants medicinal benefits.

redditlinkNevada Indian tribe sues DEA over hemp crop seizure

Nevada Indian Tribe Sues DEA Over Hemp Crop Seizure

– The tribe is also suing the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, and the county’s counsel/

redditlinkMichigan Reverses Decision to Force Medical Cannabis Dispensaries to Close

Michigan Reverses Decision That Forced Dispensary Closures

– The issue was the new 2016 law forced medical dispensaries to shut down while reapplying dispensary licenses

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