October 17, 2022

This Week in Cannabis News: October 14, 2022

Jay Rosenthal
October 17, 2022

Welcome to our wrap-up of Episode 13 of This Week in Cannabis News.

Hereโ€™s what you need to know this week

U.S. cannabis market updates

Following up on President Biden's federal pardons for "simple possession" of cannabis

Last weekโ€™s big news about the federal pardons from the Biden administration was quickly followed by analysis of what this decisionโ€”and the subsequent call from the Biden Administration to have the government look at rescheduling cannabisโ€”meant for the industry.

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Happy anniversary, Colorado!

Itโ€™s been a full decade since the first U.S. state legalized cannabis. And, according to Marijuana Moment, a good time was had by all at a celebration this week in Colorado commemorating the occasion.

October baseball and the MLB's Officialย CBDย Sponsor

Itโ€™s October, which means itโ€™s playoff time in the MLBโ€”and speaking of which, Major League Baseball will soon have an โ€œOfficial CBD Sponsorโ€: Charlotteโ€™s Web. More on this story in MJBizDaily.

Dutchie news

Dutchie was in the news quite a bit this week, we thought we'd share:

Dispensary highlight: Mary &ย Main

Dispensary owner and Dutchie customer Hope Wiseman (founder and CEO of Mary & Main, a medical cannabis dispensary in Maryland) was recently featured on the MJBiz podcast: Seed to CEO! Tune in here.โ€

Featured guest: Ross Lipson, Co-founder and CEO of Dutchie

This weekโ€™s โ€œFrom an Expertโ€ special guest is Ross Lipson, Co-Founder and CEO of Dutchie. This week, a contingent of the Dutchie team descended on Bend, Oregonโ€” Dutchieโ€™s HQ. As part of that visit, I had the opportunity to sit down with Ross to talk about the state of the cannabis industry right now and what the future looks like for both the industry and for Dutchie.

About the author
Jay Rosenthal
Lead Content Producer @ Dutchie