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This Week in Weed: New York Goes Green!

New York politicians make a big move, a new study may debunk an old myth, and it's not love in the air that some Californians are complaining about.


Welcome to Green Entrepreneur's video recap of the cannabis news you might have missed this week, hosted by our cannabis correspondent Conrad Martin.

New York may be next to legalize!

In a speech outlining his 2019 agenda, New York governor, Andrew Cuomo endorsed recreational cannabis legalization for the empire state. In a rare instance where these two agree, New York City mayor, Bill De Blasio cosigned the endorsement calling it a "once-in-a-generation opportunity to get a historic issue right".

Related: New York Officials Urge Banks to Work With Marijuana Industry

CBD may not actually be good for Glaucoma

Is your grandmother still smoking weed for her "Glaucoma"? Might want to tell Gramz to chill. Researchers at Indiana University published a study in the Journal of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science showing that CBD actually increases pressure in the eye and could do more destruction than good. 

Related: 5 Things You Should Know About CBD

Californians complain about cannabis smells in the air

Do you love the smell of weed? Not some Californians. Residents in many counties have filed complaints about the "dead skunk" odor emanating from local marijuana farms. I feel like I wouldn't complain but one resident says "Just because you like bacon doesn’t mean you want to live next to a pig farm.” 

Related: In Michigan, It's Beginning to Smell A Lot Like Cannabis

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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.

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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.

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Bruce Linton talks candidly about his past and his future. Listen very carefully. This man has crazy knowledge.

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