My October Update .. I Will Also Be Speaking At The Texas Hemp Coalition Summit At A&M Nov 11-12

 

I have a podcast out on employment issues in legal cannabis states:  https://open.spotify.com/episode/3yRr2AxLph79v7YE6ptl9s?si=66c126d892bc4760&nd=1.  I also presented a Continuing Legal Education class on this Oct. 7 and may be able to get you a copy.

I will be speaking at the Texas Hemp Coalition Summit at A&M Nov. 11-12.  Come, this one focuses on industrial hemp and B2B: https://www.texashempcoalition.org/summit.  I may be able to get you a discount.

MJBizCon:  Nov. 15-18:  Who’s going?  Let’s meet up.  https://mjbizconference.com/

Another fun event!  The Texas Hemp Harvest Festival Nov. 19 with music in Austin:  https://texashempharvestfestival.com/

Last month I spoke in Jackson, MS with a consulting company I formed:  https://southernhighpoints.com/

TEXAS is taking more concrete action….The time to hop on the train is NOW!

Onto the News!

CANNABIS

Cannabinoids

Virginia cracks down on delta 8  https://tinyurl.com/2p9tybwb

Dark CBD?  https://tinyurl.com/y2zsaw7b

What is THCP?  https://www.labroots.com/trending/cannabis-sciences/23733/thcp

I attended this meeting with the TDA and the Honduran Government:  https://tinyurl.com/2utw62yr

How stable is hemp industry in Texas? https://tinyurl.com/3dfkya59

Alabama opens applications for industrial hemp: https://tinyurl.com/mryf29jr

Learn about hemp batteries:  https://lacrosse.extension.wisc.edu/2022/07/07/hemp-batteries/

National Institute of Justice finds 49 of 53 hemp samples were actually marijuana:  https://tinyurl.com/3jkrxbrp

USDA releases loan application guidance:  https://tinyurl.com/5n6svk4x

USA Today on delta 9:  https://tinyurl.com/2skf8k5t

Marijuana

Texas holds hearing on adding cannabis licenses: https://tinyurl.com/3bye9atc

Biden’s pardon explained by Vox:  https://tinyurl.com/53h5sa7u

I was interviewed about Biden’s action:  https://tinyurl.com/2rcdhddk

Federal agency explains how long it would take to achieve rescheduling:  https://tinyurl.com/yckw8daj

Biden won’t extend pardon to those selling marijuana:  https://tinyurl.com/v6knwbad

Texas Governor responds to Biden’s pardons:   https://tinyurl.com/2uvw3wnf

Texas Senator John Cornyn opines in Wall Street Journal that Biden’s pardons lead to more violence and crime:  https://tinyurl.com/5bpxcx2h

Pundits react to effect of Biden’s pardons on midterms:  https://tinyurl.com/3c2xwhp9

US Drug Czar applauds Biden’s actionshttps://tinyurl.com/4fppe3mc

White house has no updates following Biden pardon:  https://tinyurl.com/yckzfa9e

Mississippi Governor calls Biden’s pardon a “political stunt” that is “a pretty naïve request;” affects only 6 people in MS:  https://tinyurl.com/yudwnr5r

Mississippi:  lots of cultivation licenses awarded:  https://tinyurl.com/mr3wah3b

Mississippi program suffering from lack of staffing:  https://tinyurl.com/4s4hncsx

Alabama wants seed to sale tracking:  https://tinyurl.com/thpmkvk5

Alabama receives 380 dispensary applications:  https://tinyurl.com/yeh967jj

Texas:  9 in 10 Texans don’t know there is a medical program:  https://tinyurl.com/5d4jr4we

Florida hold up to recreational marijuana: https://tinyurl.com/4c9px86v

Florida Circle Ks to sell medical marijuana:  https://tinyurl.com/2p88kw6c

Georgia halts the 2 license awards:  https://tinyurl.com/4pv8j5ak

Arkansas YTD sales $200M:  https://tinyurl.com/2p8u4wb5

Oklahoma Governor puts recreational use on March ballot in special election:  https://tinyurl.com/2p9uyk7u

Maryland to vote on rec:  https://tinyurl.com/bdfek7e9

States with marijuana on the ballot in November:  https://thecannabisindustry.org/midterm-elections-looking-green/

ASTM adopts cannabis lab testing standards:  https://tinyurl.com/2mydpfa6

US Trade Ruling holds paraphernalia can be imported:  https://tinyurl.com/4stensf4

Yale webinar on Cannabis, Mental Illness, and Violence:  https://tinyurl.com/38rrumhu

Yale study on cannabis for depression relief:  https://tinyurl.com/38h4anuu

San Diego ER seeing 37 marijuana psychosis cases a day: https://tinyurl.com/3n537hek

While Dems grandstand refusing to pass SAFE Banking Act without social equity provisions, NAACP calls on Congress to pass the bill as is because that in itself would help minority businesses:  https://tinyurl.com/29vj7dkb

Demographics of weed smokers:  https://tinyurl.com/yx44mup4

CNN on whether marijuana is motivating for midterms:  https://tinyurl.com/nh4w7ds5

Cannabis tech company Dutchie creates cannabis insurance product:  https://tinyurl.com/mv7jjjc3

California lawsuit alleges company overstates THC content:  https://tinyurl.com/2p9j7yuu

DEA upping research quantities for cannabis and psychedelics:  https://tinyurl.com/59w243dk

See some really cool dispensaries profiled in New York Times, including Woody Harrelson & Bill Maher’s:  https://tinyurl.com/3j2xkcyh

Next time you go to DC, you may be able to purchase marijuana:  https://tinyurl.com/4du3xxdb

2/3 Americans want pot banking reform:  https://tinyurl.com/3nnsvdrp

Text agreeing to pay company debt created personal guaranty:  https://tinyurl.com/2c92a2yb

Uber eats to deliver marijuana in Canada:  https://tinyurl.com/4f4hckvs

From credit union to private banking – Partners Credit Union story:  https://tinyurl.com/4ef5ps3y

MSO settles lawsuits over THC / CBD labeling mix-up:  https://tinyurl.com/2p9a2py2

San Antonio 19 & 20 year olds busted for posing as DEA agents to rob Oregon farm:  https://tinyurl.com/5n7xbyex

Virginia Mother charged with murder in death of 4 year old who ate THC gummies: https://tinyurl.com/45c9w3b7

Opposition to marijuana legalization tied to private prison system donations:  https://tinyurl.com/yu9abrk3

Snoop Dogg’s blunt roller explains how she got the job:  https://tinyurl.com/yuu7ktjm

Germany to decriminalize:  https://tinyurl.com/4zyca5ud

Costa Rican President drafts recreational cannabis bill:  https://tinyurl.com/bdfm8fyc

PSYCHEDELICS

Studies on psychedelics for chronic pain:  https://tinyurl.com/y3t765jj

Ketamine for acute cluster headaches:  https://tinyurl.com/wbzmk84

Cannabis + mushrooms for cancer:  https://tinyurl.com/bdz7kwuv

Time Magazine on psychedelics for end of life:  https://tinyurl.com/2znth4mw

Oregon company awarded license to train facilitators:  https://tinyurl.com/nhdfm5fz

Interesting study on LSD for anxiety:  https://tinyurl.com/366wvth5

Compass psilocybin study for treatment resistant depression enters 3rd stage:  https://tinyurl.com/5fycdvn2

A good slide deck on the psychedelics industry:  https://docsend.com/view/ud3rkp8darg22c84

New legal challenge against DEA over denial of Right to Try laws and rejection of recent rescheduling petition:  https://tinyurl.com/48kcdc99

SxSW cannabis and psychedelics panels:  https://tinyurl.com/3kktnefh

Thanks!

Best Regards,

Lisa

Lisa Pittman, LLC
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