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High There News Round-Up: Aug. 2nd, 2021

High There’s News Round-Up for Aug. 2nd, 2021

News Round-Up: August 2nd, 2021 (High There)

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By High There

August 2, 2021

There can be a lot to keep track of when it comes to the fast-paced world of cannabis information and news. Our roundup has everything you might have missed from the last week and more.

Charles Koch Offering Nearly $25M To Influence Cannabis Legalization & Criminal Justice Reform

“It should be the individual’s choice,” Koch said. “[Prohibition] is counterproductive.” (

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Louisiana Decriminalization Bill Taking Effect August 1st, 2021

amends state law so that offenses involving the possession of up to 14 grams of marijuana are punishable by a fine of no more than $100 – no arrest and no jail time. ” ()

Canada Reopening Border to Vaccinated U.S. Travelers; Not Cannabis

“Since Canada legalized cannabis in 2018, Mike Niezgoda with U.S. Customs and Border Protection said there have been a number of smuggling cases.” (

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New Studies Show California Cannabis Farms Potentially Diverting Water From Wildlife Streams

“Our results suggest that proactive steps be taken to address groundwater use in cannabis regulations in California […]” (

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Changing Laws Allow for “Cannabis Lounges” in Las Vegas

“We want to make something that people can travel to, something like a club concept,” Farris said. “We know the pressure is on us to build something special.” (

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CBD & THC-Infused Beverages Seeking Retail Space

“They don’t want to smoke it. They don’t potentially want to vape it. But consuming it as a beverage is something that they can do.” (

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