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This Week in Weed: The FDA and the Big3 Say "Yes" to Cannabis.

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At Green Entrepreneur, we're dedicated to giving you the news you need to make smart business decisions. "This Week in Weed" is a video series hosted by Conrad Martin that weeds through the top stories in the industry.

Here's what happened this week.:

FDA Greenlights Green Drug

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first marijuana based drug. New medicine Epidiolex is an orally administered CBD treatment intended to prevent seizures. 

Related: FDA Approves Its First Marijuana-Derived Drug

Oklahoma Ok's Medical Marijuana

Tuesday was a historic day in Oklahoma, as voters approved the legalization of medical marijuana. According to Marijuana Business Daily, the industry could generate $100-$150 million in annual sales.

Related: Oklahoma Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Big3 Are Big on Pot for Pain

Retired NBA players' knees rejoice as rapper, Ice Cube's Big3 basketball league has become only the second US professional sports league to allow CBD use for pain management and recovery. 

Related: Ice Cube's Big3 Allows CBD Use

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A Drone Just Dropped Free Weed Over Tel Aviv

In a protest to legalize weed in Israel, protestors release bags of cannabis onto the city streets.

Changing How the World Views CBD

The CMO of cbdMD talks about how he uses patience, partnerships and data to grow brand awareness.

WATCH: The Weed Business According To Jim Belushi

The actor opens up about his new TV show Growing Belushi and how cannabis would have saved his brother's life.

There Is A Town In North California Called Weed

And Netflix just named it one of the funniest town names in America.

Watch: DEA Raids Seven Grows In Antelope Valley

In a major crackdown on the illicit market, a multi-agency effort shuts down illegal California grows tied to Mexican drug cartels.

Evolving from Brick and Mortar to Ecommerce

CBD oil company Sunday Scaries's co-founders share the lessons they learned from running a sports bar and how they've applied them to their ecommerce business.

3 Ways To Deal With Face Mask Annoyances

Are you suffering from 'maskne' or glasses fog? These tips may help.

Exclusive Video: Inside Dixie Brands Partnership with Arizona Iced Tea

CEO Chuck Smith shares details of the deal. Plus, how he grew the company from a "garage operation" to a massive multi-state player.

What You Need to Know to Be Successful in the Cannabis Industry

Jessica Abo sits down with the CEO of Weedmaps to discuss the company's journey and how you can be successful in the cannabis industry.

Exclusive: Why Canopy Growth's Ex-CEO Got Canned and What He's Doing Next (Watch)

Bruce Linton talks candidly about his past and his future. Listen very carefully. This man has crazy knowledge.

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