Lisa’s List: Industry News Update – August 2022

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



Government Agencies seek funding to research cannabinoids as treatments for various conditions:

Delta 8 now legal in Kentucky:

Does Delta 8 show up on a drug test?

Minnesota hemp edible law challenges the 2 medical license holders:

California issues regulations for hemp products:

Texas Monthly on industrial hemp:

Louisiana bans smokable hemp:

Hawaii lawsuit challenging delta 8 ban:


Mississippi zoning meeting contentious over number of dispensaries:

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

Florida sets medical marijuana purchase limits:

New York accepts social equity dispensary applicants:

New York to open weed museum this fall:

Alabama releases medical rules:

Alabama will use Metrc:

Alabama sets fees and timetables for licensing:

New Mexico’s first tribe owned dispensary:

New Mexico’s supply catches up with demand:

Dallas County District Attorney discusses freeing up cops for 911 calls instead of 5 hours a piece on marijuana arrest paperwork:

Missouri to vote on adult use:

Nevada court holds employee termination for marijuana use is not wrongful.

Virginia 2024 adult use program may be postponed:

Colorado opens consumption hotel:

Maine court strikes down residency requirement to own marijuana license (opinion):

Louisiana allows doctors to decide conditions:

Americans are smoking more joints than cigarettes:

Arkansas to vote on adult use:

Massachusetts has new cannabis law:

Costa Rica introduces bill for adult use marijuana:

Columbia considering legalizing cannabis:


Mainstream Press on Psychedelics

Scientific American on psychedelics:

BBC on psychedelics:

Psychology Today on LSD vs. Mushrooms:

Time on Right to Try laws:

USA Today on mushrooms for opioid addiction:

Press on study showing psilocybin helps people stop drinking:


                  NBC News:

                  ABC News:


                  Wall Street Journal:

100,000 facilitators needed for new psychedelics industry:

Packers’ Aaron Rodgers credits psychedelics for his 2 best seasons:

Psilocybin for headaches:;

Canadians sue for constitutional right to use mushrooms:

1st FDA trial on mushrooms began:

Texas U.S. Rep. Crenshaw on his push for psychedelics research:

Oregon psychedelics business issues:

Investor discusses need for therapy with psychedelics:

DEA grants research license for psychedelics and major depression first human trial:

University of Alabama granted federal funding for smoking cessation study:


Amazing looking psychedelics conference next June in Denver:

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