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High There News Round-Up: July 26th, 2021

News Round-Up: July 26th, 2021 (High There)

High There

By High There

July 26, 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.

Marijuana No Longer Seized at Airport Checkpoints in New York​


Waiting in line at the airport, by Phil Mosley via Unsplash

“The sheriff said they no longer issue tickets or make an arrest if the amount of marijuana appears to be less than three ounces.” (Link – timesunion.com)

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy: “I don’t think there is value […] to lock people up for marijuana use.”


Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

“[The Surgeon General] emphasizes the need to “let science guide our process and policymaking”.” (Link – Huffpost.com)

Califonia Governor Signs Cannabis Trailer Bill, Creating Department of Cannabis Control


The Golden Gate Bridge, by Joseph Barrientos via Unsplash

“California has led the nation in progressive cannabis policies, beginning 25 years ago as the first state in the nation to legalize medicinal use of cannabis,” said Governor Newsom. “We’ve taken another significant step forward to fulfill the opportunities of legalization and better serve all Californians.” (Link – Cannabis.ca.gov)

Kentucky Hemp Producers Fight to Stop State Police Delta 8 Raids


Louisville, Kentucky, by Miles Manwaring via Unsplash

“We are not criminals,” said Taylor. “These raids are being conducted by an opinion letter from the state agriculture department.” (Link – Kentucky.com)

5 Cannabis Stocks With 63% to 127% Upside, According to Wall Street


Stock tickers moving, by Maxim Hopman via Unsplash

“Wall Street analysts still see significant upside for U.S. cannabis operators, with several having average analyst price targets well above their current stock prices.” (Link – Fool.com)

New Studies Show Cannabis Domestication Reaches Back to Neolithic Period China


A growing marijuana plant, by Davide Ragusa via Unsplash

“We show that C. sativa was first domesticated in early Neolithic times in East Asia and that all current hemp and drug cultivars diverged from an ancestral gene pool currently represented by feral plants and landraces in China.” (Link – Sciencemag.org)

Colorado Report Shows Reduced Arrests, Increased Tax Revenue Post Legalization


A pair of handcuffs, by Bill Oxford via Unsplash

“Arrests drop significantly, but racial disparity persists.” (Link – KRDO.com)

Pop-Up, One-Night-Only Cannabis Supper Clubs a New York City Area Trend


An attractive plate of food, by Mariana Medvedeva via Unsplash

“This is a space to celebrate the intersection of fine dining and cannabis” (Link – pagesix.com)

“Why is Marijuana a Schedule 1 Drug?”


Capitol hill, by Harold Mendoz via Unsplash

A full breakdown (Link – Heyemjay.com)

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