Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Mexico to legalize marijuana-based product sales next year
(Reuters: Health, 21 December 2017)
Mexico will legalize sales of marijuana-based medicines, foods, drinks, cosmetics and other products early next year, its health regulator said on Wednesday, bringing some forms of cannabis into legal commerce even as the country struggles with the illicit drug trade.
- Veterans groups react to VA’s shift in medical marijuana policy
(The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 20 December 2017)
The directive changes policy to support “the Veteran – (health) provider relationship when discussing the use of marijuana and its impact on health, including Veteran-specific treatment plans.”
- Cannabis software company raises $3.2 million
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 19 December 2017)
A Florida-based company whose software helps marijuana retailers implement customer relationship and loyalty strategies has raised $3.2 million.
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