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This Week in Weed: You Won't Believe Our Last Story!

A first for New England, MedMen gets booted, and a story I still can't believe is true.
Entrepreneur Staff
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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 England gets its first drive thru

The Southern Vermont Wellness dispensary became the first medical cannabis drive thru in New England. Patients can pick up pre-ordered prescriptions, but they can't place new orders at the window. Locals say it's the best thing to happen to the region since Tom Brady. 

Related: These 3 Companies Are Finding Creative Ways to Connect With Their Customers

The NYMCIA gives MedMen the boot

The New York Medical Cannabis Industry association has expelled MedMen from its organization. This comes on the heels of a Papa John's style lawsuit against CEO Adam Bierman who's accused of using racist, sexist, and homophobic slurs. 

Related: Spike Jonze Directed a MedMen Commercial

Man with caught with 17 pounds of weed walks free

Finally, my mind's still blown - Dwight Chinyee was released from Baltimore jail after being arrested for possession of 17 pounds of weed. Earlier this year Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby changed policy to no longer prosecuting cannabis possession cases regardless of weight. 

Related: Maryland Marijuana Sales Double the Forecast

Be sure to keep up with all things cannabiz by checking out GreenEntrepreneur.com

If you missed the last episode, check it out here: Whole Foods Will Sell Weed! (One Day...)

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