Yesterday’s news that Biden pardoned thousands of prisoners convicted for simple cannabis offenses and will review the scheduling of cannabis definitely surprised us. If you missed out on other cannabis news because of all the buzz, we’ve got you covered. Here’s this week in weed news.
OSHA fines Trulieve $35,219 for three violations of hazard communication standards following the January death of a 27-year-old Trulieve facility worker. The woman said she couldn’t breathe while filling pre-rolls, and later died at the Bay State Medical Center from occupational asthma. Trulieve is contesting the violations.
Wyld is launching solventless hash rosin edibles. The new line, Good Tide, will be available in Oregon, California, and Colorado markets this fall in three tropical flavors: guava, pineapple, and mango.
Vermont began retail sales over the weekend. The verdict so far? People want weed. “We had a really nice opening weekend. It was a lot of fun. It was exhausting,” said Dave Silberman, who opened FLORA in Middlebury.
Curaleaf opened two locations this week. The new Scottsdale, Arizona location is the company’s largest in Arizona now, and one of sixteen others in the state. Curaleaf also opened a second location in Ocala, Florida. The new dispensary joins fifty-two others in the Sunshine State.
Telemedicine company NuggMD is pushing back on the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s decision to leave a cannabis question off the ballot this November. The company is conducting a fundraiser to support the Yes on SQ820 campaign, and will donate 30% of its proceeds during October.
Schwazze’s opening another New Mexico dispensary. The new R.Greenleaf store is located in Clovis, and brings R.Greenleaf’s total number of New Mexico dispensaries to twelve.