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Lede on Cannabis: Roundup of Cannabis News

Cannabis News From Around the Country:

The United States Marijuana Index was hovering around 108 Monday, off just a bit, in part because of a big drop by CV Sciences, which was down more than 20 percent following news that investors nationwide filed a securities fraud class action suit against the company. CV Sciences develops and commercializes CBD drugs and CBD consumer products.

Big gainers in the cannabis sector today include MedMen, which recently had a good revenue report that has gotten some good press. And several Canadian cannabis stocks have been up following a Bloomberg report that Diageo PLC, the company behind big brand names Guinness Beer and Crown Royal Canadian whisky, is looking to make a deal with a Canadian cannabis firm to market a cannabis-infused beverage.

The Lede Story

Not Completely Accepted

How do you promote your cannabis company when big media companies like Youtube and Facebook are wary of you? A look at the problem from The Guardian

Trends

CBD Oil Massage is a Thing
If the medical evidence is growing that cannabidiol, or CBD, may have medical benefits, and massage makes you feel better, why not get a CBD massage? More From Well and Good

Around the Country,

Oregon
Neighbors of an Oregon grow operation alleged they were harmed by the smell of nearby cannabis growers, and the traffic, and other things that came along with the new business. They alleged a racketeering violation. A federal judge dismissed that claim last week, but said the plaintiffs can amend their complaint and refile. More Here

California
Meet the woman in charge of regulating cannabis in Los Angeles, Cat Packer. Fast Company calls her the “leader of LA’s cannabis revolution.”

Massachusetts
Allows local bans on dispensaries and Northboro and Bellingham are the latest towns to reject cannabis. Worcester Telegram

Follow our coverage of the cannabis industry here, and our coverage of all kinds of emerging industries, trends and ideas here. 

About David Royse

David Royse
David Royse is the Editor-in-Chief of Ledetree.com. He has been a professional journalist for more than 20 years, including stints with The Associated Press and The News Service of Florida. He enjoys writing about health and medical science, and hopeful stories about scientific breakthroughs and new technology.

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