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Humboldt County is again inviting public comment on the new Environmental Impact Report this Thursday the 21st, or by mail until October 16th


http://kiem-tv.com/2017/09/09/cannabis-impact-report-draft/

A court in Maine must decide whether medical cannabis should be covered by worker’s compensation
http://www.pressherald.com/2017/09/13/judges-hear-landmark-case-for-pot-reimbursements-under-workers-comp/

The NIH has awarded a $3.8 million grant for the first long-term study of cannabis for reducing opioid use among adults with chronic pain, including those with HIV
http://www.einstein.yu.edu/news/releases/1260/first-long-term-study-on-medical-marijuanas-impact-on-opioid-use-for-pain/

All of Hawaii’s eight licensed dispensaries will go cashless and only accept debit card payments
http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2017/Hawaii-says-it-will-be-the-first-state-to-require-marijuana-sales-to-be-handled-without-cash/id-3556cf05f11f442cb67611374e1e8b35

The U.S. Senate is directing federal agencies to create national cannabis lab testing standards
https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomangell/2017/09/11/senators-want-feds-make-sure-dispensary-marijuana-is-safe/

Rates of cannabis use by teenagers have dropped to their lowest level in over twenty years
https://herbalert.net/teen-marijuana-use-falls/

The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment will remain effective until at least December 8
http://hightimes.com/news/how-donald-trump-accidentally-helped-save-marijuana-from-jeff-sessions-for-now/


The Emerald Tribune publishes a Weekly Roundup of Cannabis Industry News each Friday. We are very grateful to the reporters and news organizations who make these weekly roundups possible.

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