This week is Business of Cannabis’ Medical Cannabis Week. Now in its third year, Medical Cannabis Week was launched as a way to surface and celebrate insights and innovations from patients, practitioners and the industry. We hope you will join us for part of our programming. See our line-up and register.
But that’s not all.
On Wednesday afternoon, we will also be hosting Cannabis Forward: Streamlining Cannabis Operations to Maximize Profitability. This event is presented in partnership with CannaBusiness ERP from NexTec. Register.
Now, to the news of last week.
The US has voted, and now the House of Representatives will have their say on cannabis bills in the coming month. It’s a lame duck session of Congress – and, ahem – lots going on in DC, but the march moves on. MJ Biz Daily
As more and more (and more and more) states in the US bring in medical and adult-use recreational cannabis programs, regulators are sharing best practices through an association of regulators. MJ Biz Daily
Marijuana Regulators From 19 States Form Group To Coordinate Legalization Implementation: The group will "serve as a resource for policy makers, elected officials, researchers, and other stakeholders." https://t.co/ejrBaqdAyW— Marijuana Moment (@MarijuanaMoment) November 12, 2020
Looking to join the regulator round-table is New York. Governor Cuomo thinks legalization will happen sooner than later in New York. New York Post
Looking to not lose money to New Jersey, Connecticut’s Governor is using a public health message to make the case for legalization. Marijuana Moment
From New York to Jerusalem. Israel is on the cusp (maybe) of legalization too. Times of Israel
One place where regulators are still trying to figure out the path forward north of the border is New Brunswick. Where a privatize/not to privatize decision is still pending. Strat Cann
TGOD had a tough week. Big losses and the departure of their CEO. MJ Biz Daily
Finally, those looking for a good read. Nathan Mison – formerly of Fire & Flower and now of Diplomat Consulting – penned a piece about cannabis tourism as an economic driver. Edmonton Journal