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Sunday Weed: Weekly Digest, Number Seventy-Two

How’s your Sunday? Lazy? Busy? Whatever it is, give yourself a well-deserved break, grab your favorite cannabis product, and dive into the latest weed news. To keep you up to date we gathered seven articles about cannabis from the web. Enjoy your read!

1. From Wall Street to weed: How the financial crisis lit up the pot industry

As a senior vice president at Wachovia and then Morgan Stanley during the dark months of the 2008 and 2009 financial crisis, Derek Peterson watched as colleagues lost their jobs and life savings and wondered if he was next.

2. Research: Legal Marijuana and Gay Marriage Have Been Good for U.S. Innovation

Innovation, while an economic activity, is fundamentally a social process. In this process, people combine their ideas with those of others. This kind of interaction has fundamentally social aspects. Research backs up what we know intuitively — that social interactions often provide the best breeding grounds for innovation.

3. Chicago Voters To Embrace Cannabis Legalization

Voters in the Illinois county that includes Chicago have backed the recreational use of cannabis in a nonbinding referendum.

4. Legal weed might lead to growth in illegal pot operations

B.C. may want to look to Colorado’s experience as illegal cannabis still flourishes.

5. Medical Marijuana Protected Through September

On Friday, President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure. This move averts a government shutdown and renews critical protections for medical marijuana patients.

6. Ohio Doctors May Now Apply to Recommend Medical Marijuana

Ohio’s medical board has begun accepting applications from doctors willing to recommend medical marijuana to patients once the state’s program is launched.

7. A Dying Southern Town Needed a Miracle. Marijuana Came Calling.

Mayor Willard C. Ryland looked everywhere for salvation for his dying town. He tried luring a vegetable packing company. An Asian carp processor. A Dollar General store. But he struck out again and again.
Then came marijuana — and hope.

Enjoyed your digest? Let us know.
See you next Sunday!

(Sweedsy in no way encourages illegal activity and would like to remind its readers that marijuana usage continues to be an offense under Federal Law, regardless of state marijuana laws. To learn more, click here.)


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