Lisa’a List : My September / Oct 2022 Updates & Newsletter – Now Published

 

Happy Fall Friday, Friends!

First announcement:  

DSHS taking public comment on rule banning smokable hemp manufacture – ends Oct. 5! 

https://tinyurl.com/yeyb8tup

Contact me right away if smokables are a significant part of your business. 

Oklahoma Dispensary, dispensary/grow/processor licenses, 2 acres of real estate for sale for $5M.  New business making 30K/mo. See www.savoryskunk.com

  • I will be speaking on marijuana legalization in Jackson, Mississippi Oct. 7 at Lucky Leaf.
  • I will be speaking on employment issues in cannabis legalization virtually on Oct. 11 with a cannabis executive roundtable.

Texas is making movements.  I’ll know more after next week.

My recent podcasts:  https://canvasrebel.com/meet-lisa-pittman/ (general); https://cannabislaw.report/karma-koala-podcast-episode-94-monday-september-12-marguerite-arnold-amy-mcdougal-lisa-pittman-hannah-king/ (cannabis insurance coverage); Latte with a Lawyer (lots o politics):  https://open.spotify.com/episode/6Avl2ilheuu7hYd8QZaMLL?si=ViHOUZF0QvmQY_OxdZk7lw&nd=1

Press (an old quote used): https://www.texastribune.org/2022/09/07/texas-hemp-drought-agriculture/ (drought’s effect on Texas hemp).

I am now a founding member of the Psychedelic Bar Association.

I’ve put together a cannabis consulting business called Southern High Points:  www.SouthernHighPoints.com.

I’ve started a mediation/arbitration practice:  www.AnodyneADR.com

Still accepting google reviews and website testimonials 

Now onto the news!

CANNABIS

Cannabinoids

DSHS taking public comment on rule banning smokable hemp manufacture – ends Oct. 5! 

https://tinyurl.com/yeyb8tup

 

CBD for autism – case study:  https://tinyurl.com/3skhfzhu

CBD for arthritis and joint pain:  https://tinyurl.com/5eb94kyp

Cannabinoids to treat Lung cancer:  https://apcz.umk.pl/JEHS/article/view/39529Studies so far have shown that smoking marijuana does not lead to increased lung cancer risk like smoking cigarettes, and that it appears to have a “protective effect” despite the fact that the smoke still has some carcinogens (though nothing like cigarettes).

Article on Texas industrial hemp farm:  https://tinyurl.com/4d74uyjz

Article on drought’s effect on hemp in Texas: https://tinyurl.com/35vxb2zx

Kight on THCA:  https://tinyurl.com/59a62ae4

Minnesota marijuana company sues state to be able to sell THC edibles like hemp companies:   https://tinyurl.com/edre8yc5

Hemp approved for building codes for hempcrete:  https://www.hempbuildmag.com/home/hempcrete-approved-for-us-residential-building-code-update

CBD for social anxiety:  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2772598722000551

USA Today on delta 8 side effects:  https://tinyurl.com/znm5vabv

CBD for bioplastic materials for medical implants/prothesis:  https://tinyurl.com/mr45d3b2

Marijuana

Texas Speaker of the House favors reduced penalties:  https://tinyurl.com/2p939n4d

San Marcos efforts to vote on decriminalization:  https://tinyurl.com/u7yserb6

Houston medical marijuana store front opens:  https://tinyurl.com/vx5datj4

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) blocks bipartisan cannabis research bill: https://lnkd.in/eZgZdUpw.

Texas Border Patrol buys Orange breathalyzer:  https://tinyurl.com/2vc8vzcr

NM has a $40M month:  https://tinyurl.com/3mu49j8s

Rhode Island legalizes for adult use and bars disciplinary action for off duty cannabis use like DC, NJ & NY:    https://tinyurl.com/2f95f5mp

Nevada upholds termination of employee for off duty marijuana use:  https://tinyurl.com/332dj52j

Las Vegas consumption lounges opening late fall:  https://tinyurl.com/3xnk2tks

Nevada judge rules marijuana can’t be on Schedule 1 of NV CSA:  https://tinyurl.com/5n7mtrbz

Florida Judge suggests lawsuits are necessary to combat FL’s delay in issuing medical licenses:   https://tinyurl.com/mt927zx2

Montana continues record month over month adult use sales:  https://tinyurl.com/2ppaw7u5

Alabama businesses applying for licenses:  https://tinyurl.com/4u83db9n

Alabama: 200 applicants in first 6 days: https://tinyurl.com/mpfrue7e

Alabama licenses close in October:  https://tinyurl.com/ym9c3dsp

Alabama cities supportive in passing measures to allow dispensaries: https://tinyurl.com/2avd4faa

Mississippi holds seminar for medical marijuana patients:  https://tinyurl.com/2jjfa593

Mississippi’s medical marijuana program:  https://tinyurl.com/mewcddnm

Mississippi’s first cultivation:  https://tinyurl.com/u7s2pdhh

Mississippi makes $6M in license fees:  https://tinyurl.com/2p98mea2

Oklahoma legalization ballot initiative challenged:  https://tinyurl.com/y8evv233

Oklahoma ballot challenge successful.  No vote in Nov.  https://tinyurl.com/msmwssab

Oklahoma frustrations with Metrc:  https://tinyurl.com/28ev9uzn

Louisiana creates medical marijuana task force:  https://tinyurl.com/2p8zvkar

New Orleans, current murder capital, no longer disqualifying police recruits for admitting to marijuana use:  https://tinyurl.com/5a6bn5b9

High profile applicants compete for NOLA dispensary:  https://tinyurl.com/yc6sfbw8

Georgia awards two medical marijuana cultivation licenses:  https://tinyurl.com/59kzpd45

Colorado’s market gutted with more legal states:  sales at lowest point since legalization:  https://tinyurl.com/3scee4kj

Marijuana card holding doctor denied gun purchase – guns and marijuana are not allowed to go together in any state except for OK:  https://tinyurl.com/bde7srf9

University of Kentucky establishes medical cannabis research center: https://lnkd.in/ekauS7d5.

Politico: ¾ Republicans oppose federal interference with state legal cannabis:  https://tinyurl.com/yevx64ks

Mike Tyson having trouble rolling out his bitten ear shaped edibles (“Mike Bites”):  https://tinyurl.com/ycynbxyp

Bill introduced to allow small companies to ship direct to consumers after federal legalization:  https://tinyurl.com/mr3764c4

Medical marijuana helps adults with autism:  https://tinyurl.com/pmsshsfh

Big MSOs owe $508,000,000 in federal taxes:  https://tinyurl.com/vhedrvsh

Do pharmaceutical companies lose money when a state legalizes weed?  https://tinyurl.com/2p8ykbt5

Ricky Williams’ Highsman brand:  https://tinyurl.com/3syve28s

Linkedin includes 3 marijuana companies in its top 50 Startups of 2022 (spoiler: they are tech companies):  https://tinyurl.com/ayd8hfys

Marijuana legalization leads to lower opioid use:  https://tinyurl.com/bp86mp9a

Safe Harbor, leading marijuana banker in CO, acquired and now publicly traded:  https://tinyurl.com/4rcynazn

Still nothing from Biden:  https://tinyurl.com/sj4ayzvv

Free webinar on Latin American cannabis:  https://tinyurl.com/5n6vybps

Politico explains why cannabis companies can’t make money:  https://tinyurl.com/3emtftuh

Steve D’Angelo calls for the toppling of corporate cannabis:  https://tinyurl.com/9c2v2nwh

PSYCHEDELICS

San Francisco moves to decriminalize possession of psychedelics:  https://tinyurl.com/ycycm7ap

Georgia considering funding PTSD study at Emory University:  https://tinyurl.com/2p97wbvf

Oregon: draft rules for psychedelics:  https://tinyurl.com/ww5uamxc

Increased funding for university studies:  https://tinyurl.com/3wbrwaae

CNN on ketamine:  https://tinyurl.com/yff8mhby

Psychology Today on getting involved in the scene:  https://tinyurl.com/yc8yv56h

Algeron receives approval for DMT stroke study:  https://tinyurl.com/2s4744hm

Harvard on microdosing science:  https://tinyurl.com/jhr293u7

Mushroom dispensary in Florida:  https://tinyurl.com/mur2kpu6

Podcast discussing benefits and risks of psychedelics by Johns Hopkins professor:  https://tinyurl.com/4t44h898

The Economist says psychedelics are coming to the medicine cabinet:  https://tinyurl.com/wnypvm6e

A look inside a Vancouver psychedelics dispensary – micro dose shooters!   https://tinyurl.com/h9vmbkke

American Psychiatric Association releases position statement on psychedelics and empathogenic agents:   https://tinyurl.com/2p8tkdff

Study on mushrooms for anorexia:  https://tinyurl.com/4nyrm8fa

Study on microdosing:  https://tinyurl.com/mr2jpms2

Psychedelics for chronic pain, migraines, and phantom limb pain:  https://tinyurl.com/4v38m858

The unregulated psychedelics market:  https://tinyurl.com/4u58fmzp

Psychiatry and psychedelics:  https://tinyurl.com/dby49tej

Transdermal patch being developed for DMT, 5-MeO-DMT and mescaline: https://tinyurl.com/499rd7mr

Legal fight with DEA for Right to Try access:  https://tinyurl.com/y4t9b5x6

Right to Try law signed by Trump:  https://tinyurl.com/y77sfejx

Fortune mag on development of psychedelic treatments:  https://tinyurl.com/yrpzwwsc

Discussion on how psychedelics affects the brain:  https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-02874-7

These are news stories for general information purposes only, and not legal advice.

Contact me if you want to see how any of the above affects you or your business plans.

Thanks!

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