In the days of the Armada, a fleet of warships, the scuttlebutt was the rumor or gossip that would spread throughout the ship. Today, Armada Law Corp presents The Scuttlebutt, a daily summery of news articles that people within the cannabis, hemp and plant medicine industries are chatting about along with links to the full articles.
In today’s news:
#cannabispolitics – “Staffers for a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee have released a memorandum ahead of a cannabis policy hearing on Tuesday, laying out recommendations and evidence for how congressional lawmakers can liberalize U.S. marijuana laws at the federal level.
The memo argues that federal marijuana decriminalization would benefit several groups — including federal employees and veterans — identifies key federal reforms which would aid compliant state-legal cannabis companies and encourages legislators to regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol.”
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#californiacannabis – “California voters approved 12 local ballot measures in the 2022 midterm elections that will either expand or create retail cannabis markets in a dozen municipalities, with most of the gains centered in Los Angeles and San Diego counties.
All in, the wins should translate to more than 70 new retail licenses and countless other business opportunities for plant-touching and ancillary companies serving those retailers.”
#cannabisindustry – “California’s striking failure to shift consumers from illegal to legal dealers is largely due to a combination of high taxes, onerous regulations, and local retailing bans. While Washington has a relatively high retail marijuana tax (37 percent, plus standard sales taxes), in other respects the state has made it easier for licensed suppliers to compete with illegal sources.”
#cannabisresearch – “Cannabis use is increasingly common among pregnant individuals and might be a risk factor for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. We aimed to test whether prenatal cannabis use is associated with increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy….
Current cannabis use appears to be associated with a reduced risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection among pregnant individuals.”