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This Week in Weed (September 3-7)

Companies partner for lab-grown THC, doctors warn against breastfeeding, and Oregon lowers medical limits.
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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. 

Related: US Cannabis Businesses Look Northward

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.

Related: Legal Marijuana a 'Powerful Force' in Oregon Economy

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