This Week in Weed (September 3-7)
Companies partner for lab-grown THC, doctors warn against breastfeeding, and Oregon lowers medical limits.
Welcome to Green Entrepreneur's video recap of the cannabis news you might have missed this week, hosted by our dope correspondent Conrad Martin.
Cannabis companies partner to produce lab-created THC
Weed stocks soared on Tuesday as Billion dollar Cannabis company Cronos Group, made a whopping $122 million dollar deal with US based GinkoBioworks. The intent of the partnership is to produce lab-created THC instead of extracting cannabinoids from the plant itself.
Doctors warn breastfeeding mothers not to toke up
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a warning to breastfeeding mothers to avoid cannabis. This comes off of the heals of a recent study that showed THC could be detected in breastmilk for up to 6 days after use.
Oregon lowers medical marijuana allowances
Oregon recently released new regulations limiting medical purchase limits from a pound and a half to just an ounce. The move is an attempt to stave off thos abusing the system and selling the product on the black market.
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