The Dime: 10/9/2020

Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime.

 

Written by Katie Bryan | Emerald Magazine

 

PBR and A Shot of THC

On Wednesday, October 7th, Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) announced its entry into the cannabis market. Their new venture will produce and sell THC-infused non-alcoholic seltzers in a select number of retail locations in California, as well as online through their company website: shop.pabstlabs.com, according to a Marijuana Business Daily article.

 

Nava-No Nation

The Navajo Nation has effectively banned all hemp production on Tribal lands by passing a new amendment which officially defines “marijuana” as all parts of the cannabis plant.  AZ Central reports the resolution passed after tumult with a THC grow operation posing as a hemp front incited the council to curtail similar enterprises.

 

Santana’s Smooth Strains

Ganjapreneur reports a Carlos Santana and Left Coast Ventures collaboration is set to bring a cannabis brand with three “strains or categories of consciousness” available in five-packs of half-gram pre-rolls and 7-gram jars.

 

Cannabis Staple Replaces Maple

On Wednesday, October 7th, Vermont became the 11th state to legalize recreational cannabis, and the second state to do so via legislation.  The state senate simultaneously passed S. 234 which facilitates the automatic expungement of previous low-level cannabis convictions, according to an article by Heady Vermont.

Emerald contributor since September 2020

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