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Weekly Roundup

The Emerald Tribune

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

A court in Maine must decide whether medical cannabis should be covered by worker’s compensation

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

All of Hawaii’s eight licensed dispensaries will go cashless and only accept debit card payments

The U.S. Senate is directing federal agencies to create national cannabis lab testing standards

Rates of cannabis use by teenagers have dropped to their lowest level in over twenty years

The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment will remain effective until at least December 8

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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This Week's Photo by _shadesofjade_ on Instagram

This Week’s Pic by _shadesofjade_ on Instagram

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