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Video: This Week in Weed (August 13-17)

Lyft Offers Credits For Sober Drivers, and a Dispensary in Hot Water for Prices too Low?!


Welcome to Green Entrepreneur's video recap of the cannabis news you might have missed the week of August 13th, hosted by our very own Conrad Martin.

Lyft Offers Discounts to Sober Drivers

Lyft is teaming up with Massachusetts, as the Bay State comes closer to opening recreational dispensaries. In anticipation of a bump in high driving, the rideshare service is offering riders a $4.20 credit if they sign a pledge to not drive while zooted.

Related: How High is Too High to Drive?

Facebook Stashes Weed Posts

Cannabis industry regulators and companies are accusing Facebook of shadowbanning weed related pages on the platform, making them invisible to users search. Aside from business losing contact with customers, regulators are expecting a negative impact on their ability to share news and events.

Related: Facebook Has 'Shadow Banned' Marijuana Businesses

Facebook Stashes Weed Posts

Pennsylvania's department of health has warned Medical dispensary Justice Grown Pennsylvania that it was breaking policy rules by selling flower at a promotional rate of $1 a gram for up to 2 grams. They don't want us to win!

Related: Pennsylvania Tells Dispensary to Stop Selling Cannabis for $1 per Gram

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If you missed last week's episode, check it out here: Cannabis breathalyzers show up in select cities, and Canadian dogs show up at the vet stoned out of their minds.


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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