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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.


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

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


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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