Lisa’s List: Industry News Update – August 2022

My latest selection of links to articles and updates around the country in August.

CANNABIS

Cannabinoids

Government Agencies seek funding to research cannabinoids as treatments for various conditions:  https://tinyurl.com/ys2a46ev

Delta 8 now legal in Kentucky:  https://tinyurl.com/bvb8fh5a

Does Delta 8 show up on a drug test?  https://tinyurl.com/2p9fuc9k

Minnesota hemp edible law challenges the 2 medical license holders:  https://tinyurl.com/ys3k2xm6

California issues regulations for hemp products:  https://tinyurl.com/pyrrrutx

Texas Monthly on industrial hemp:  https://tinyurl.com/3y46un9n

Louisiana bans smokable hemp:  https://tinyurl.com/mrx3c95e

Hawaii lawsuit challenging delta 8 ban:  https://tinyurl.com/e88ue6r5

Marijuana

Mississippi zoning meeting contentious over number of dispensaries:  https://tinyurl.com/5b34k44k

Florida Ag Commissioner blasts Biden administration for arguing in lawsuit that medical cannabis patients “are too dangerous to trust” to possess firearms:  https://tinyurl.com/mryaurbc

Florida sets medical marijuana purchase limits:  https://tinyurl.com/mzdxreaa

New York accepts social equity dispensary applicants:  https://tinyurl.com/3a6yx73v

New York to open weed museum this fall:  https://tinyurl.com/3yk7wzxz

Alabama releases medical rules:  https://tinyurl.com/ysx7rfeh https://tinyurl.com/5n8ebyc9

Alabama will use Metrc:  https://tinyurl.com/2sj425b

Alabama sets fees and timetables for licensing:  https://tinyurl.com/dz776yx2

New Mexico’s first tribe owned dispensary:  https://tinyurl.com/3y4eepnp

New Mexico’s supply catches up with demand:  https://tinyurl.com/3cdkfept

Dallas County District Attorney discusses freeing up cops for 911 calls instead of 5 hours a piece on marijuana arrest paperwork:  https://tinyurl.com/2p9dx6sp

Missouri to vote on adult use:  https://tinyurl.com/2p93f4rp

Nevada court holds employee termination for marijuana use is not wrongful. https://tinyurl.com/yhrz55x5

Virginia 2024 adult use program may be postponed:  https://tinyurl.com/bddu6422

Colorado opens consumption hotel:  https://tinyurl.com/2jt2z4en

Maine court strikes down residency requirement to own marijuana license (opinion):  http://media.ca1.uscourts.gov/pdf.opinions/21-1719P-01A.pdf

Louisiana allows doctors to decide conditions:  https://tinyurl.com/3xnu67j3

Americans are smoking more joints than cigarettes:  https://tinyurl.com/2dd5xdmn

Arkansas to vote on adult use:  https://lnkd.in/ez98Cfne

Massachusetts has new cannabis law:  https://lnkd.in/ed7KYxpN

Costa Rica introduces bill for adult use marijuana:  https://tinyurl.com/2p8ecfxs

Columbia considering legalizing cannabis:  https://tinyurl.com/msuu9cea

PSYCHEDELICS

Mainstream Press on Psychedelics

Scientific American on psychedelics:  https://tinyurl.com/2p936n6v

BBC on psychedelics:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct30rz

Psychology Today on LSD vs. Mushrooms:  https://tinyurl.com/44ed3j7d

Time on Right to Try laws:  https://tinyurl.com/2znth4mw

USA Today on mushrooms for opioid addiction:  https://tinyurl.com/bdd87wh2

Press on study showing psilocybin helps people stop drinking:

                  Smithsonian:  https://tinyurl.com/2u7h2e72

                  NBC News:  https://tinyurl.com/3kcvye2j

                  ABC News:  https://tinyurl.com/mu7xpj96

                  Axios:  https://tinyurl.com/msk4esua

                  Wall Street Journal:  https://tinyurl.com/mu4afnwt

100,000 facilitators needed for new psychedelics industry:  https://tinyurl.com/mr3fw9jm

Packers’ Aaron Rodgers credits psychedelics for his 2 best seasons:  https://tinyurl.com/p39hakvt

Psilocybin for headaches:  https://tinyurl.com/ytx35mbe; https://tinyurl.com/ytx35mbe

Canadians sue for constitutional right to use mushrooms:  https://tinyurl.com/33htjkfn

1st FDA trial on mushrooms began:  https://tinyurl.com/2242beyn

Texas U.S. Rep. Crenshaw on his push for psychedelics research:  https://tinyurl.com/y9rnj9t8

Oregon psychedelics business issues:  https://tinyurl.com/4aut8929

Investor discusses need for therapy with psychedelics:  https://tinyurl.com/3dwh3djy

DEA grants research license for psychedelics and major depression first human trial:  https://tinyurl.com/yc3fbkb9

University of Alabama granted federal funding for smoking cessation study:  https://tinyurl.com/5xh5v3n4

 

Amazing looking psychedelics conference next June in Denver:  https://psychedelicscience.org/

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