Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Marijuana payment firm to put $2.86M raise toward expansion
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 1 November 2017)
Marijuana payment service PayQwick, which brands itself as the PayPal of marijuana, has secured a $2.86 million raise.
- NJ court orders state to review marijuana’s Schedule I status, given “abundant” medical benefits
(The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 1 November 2017)
A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that the state must reconsider marijuana’s Schedule I drug classification because of the substance’s “abundant and glaringly apparent” health benefits.
- This Beer-And-Wine Giant Is Buying A Little Bit Of WEED
(Investor’s Business Daily: Business, 30 October 2017)
Constellation Brands will take a 9.9% stake in Canadian marijuana company Canopy Growth, as alcoholic drinks firms position themselves for pot legalization.
You’ve doubtless heard the Las Vegas tagline, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” This is a variation on that theme – when it comes to marijuana, what you have in California needs to stay in California.
- Keep Your Pot at Home When Leaving California, Warns First Ever Airport PSA on Recreational Marijuana
(Newsweek: All News, 1 November 2017)
The PSA reads “Cannabis is legal, traveling with it is not. Leave it in California.”
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