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High There's News Round-Up for Sept 13th, 2021

News Round-Up: Sept. 13th, 2021

High There

By High There

September 13, 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.

Nevada Veterinarians Now Allowed To Treat Pets With Cannabinoids

“Because of the ambiguity in our law, I learned that many veterinarians chose not to talk about CBD with pet owners for fear of being disciplined,” Yeager said. [via avma.org]

A collage building, by Michael Marsh via Unsplash

United States: College-Age Cannabis Use At All-Time High

The survey also found that marijuana vaping and nicotine vaping leveled off in 2020 after sharp increases reported every year since 2017 for both college students and same-aged respondents who are not in college. [via nih.gov]

Study Shows Illegal Cannabis Farms Severe Threats To Local Ecosystems

“The sheer scope of the problem and the large amount of both legal and banned pesticides associated with [trespass cannabis cultivation] raises serious concerns about human safety, environmental damage, degradation of public lands, and poisoning of wildlife.” [via pennlive.com]

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New York State Fair Reviewing Smoking Policies In Light Of Cannabis Legalization

“I do agree with everybody who said we have to do something to try to control the smoking of marijuana around kids and families because this is a family event.” – NY State Fair Director Troy Waffner [via nny360.com]

Maine Monthly Cannabis Sales Hit $10M Mark In August

The state’s 53 licensed adult-use retailers reported 133,969 sales transactions totaling over $10.2 million last month, earning the state roughly $1 million in sales tax revenue, according to data released Tuesday by the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy. [via pressherald.com]

The Italian flag, by Michele Bitetto via Unsplash

Italy To Allow Small-Scale Cannabis Home Grows

The reform decriminalizes the growth of up to four female cannabis plants at home. But it also increases the penalties for crimes linked to the trafficking and dealing of cannabis from up to six years to 10. [via ansa.it]

A garbage truck, by James Day via Unsplash

Michigan Garbage Truck Crashes Into Building, Reveals 60-Plant Grow Op

Mike Palmieri owns the business next door. It was his surveillance camera that caught the crash. “We knew something was up next door, but we were neighbors that kept to ourselves,” he said. “But whenever the Whoppers weren’t cooking, you could smell them.” [via wndu.com]

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