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This Week in Weed: We Celebrate National Dab Day and Cynthia Nixon Raffles Off a Bong

Top stories from the marijuana industry.
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Welcome to the Week in Weed. Here's what you need to know:

Cynthia Nixon Raffles off a Bong

On Sunday, New New York gubernatorial candidate, Cynthia Nixon announced that her campaign will be raffling off a bong signed by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer from the comedy series Broad City. In a tweet Nixon said, "This may not be a serious contest, but legalizing weed is no joke.

7/10 Was National Dab Day

We've all heard of 420, but how about 710? July 100 was officially National Dab Day, in which people across the globe celebrated all types of cannabis oils. Wondering why it's 710? Try writing the numbers out and then reading them upside down!

New York Lawmakers Nudge Banks

Finally, top officials in New York state have unified to urge banks to support the cannabis industry. The New York Department of Financial Services went so far as to issue a new guidance document aimed at encouraging relationships between banks and cannabusinesses

Related: States Ask Congress to Allow Cannabis Access to Banks

Be sure to keep up with all things cannabiz by checking out the newly launched

If you missed last week's episode, check it out here: This Week in Weed: Pot in IPA, Green Saturday and Canna Tampons.

By Javier Hasse
From retailers to growers, producers, and suppliers, there’s a seemingly never-ending list of startup opportunities in this emerging market. In Start Your Own Cannabis Business, marijuana, biotech, and entrepreneurship reporter Javier Hasse introduces forward-thinking entrepreneurs like you to the industry and shares hard-earned tips and success stories from pioneers and visionaries in the marijuana industry.
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