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Weekly Roundup


The Emerald Tribune

AB 1578, introduced by Jim Wood, would make California a “sanctuary state” for recreational cannabis, preventing law enforcement from cooperating with a federal crackdown on new freedoms

http://kymkemp.com/2017/02/20/bill-introduced-to-assembly-seeks-to-protect-legal-cannabis-businesses-from-feds/

The majority of Humboldt’s MMLUO applications are for existing grows, many are registered under LLCs, with 62% coming from the second district. 19 permits have been approved so far

https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2017/feb/23/weed-permit-applications-reveal-breadth-and-locati/

Humboldt’s treasurer-tax collector says the banking of marijuana tax revenue won’t trigger money-laundering oversight rules that apply to private industry

http://www.madriverunion.com/suspicion-surrounds-cannabis-related-banking/

Seedo technology promises to grow cannabis at home, no growing knowledge or experience required

http://www.northcoastjournal.com/humboldt/inebriation-by-automation/Content?oid=4454701

Drive-thru dispensary to open in Colorado in March

http://gongsters.com/t/Marijuana/s/7268aa7e7cd1b1f5be903d5ea8d90838

White House Press Secretary claims there will be “greater enforcement” against recreational cannabis

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/320902-white-house-hints-at-crackdown-on-recreational-marijuana

GW Pharmaceuticals has a CBD-based epilepsy treatment currently in Phase III of FDA testing  

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/02/21/this-marijuana-stock-is-already-worth-4-billion-is.aspx