Here are the top 5 stories of the past week
It’s Monday again, and we have 5 more stories from the past week to make sure you are caught up before getting this week started. It all starts with Mike Tyson’s cannabis resort dreams have finally come to fruition with Tyson Ranch officially having its launch party this past week. It’s set to open in the Mojave Desert soon. MedMen also made a massive purchase in Florida by buying Treadwell, which operates as “Remeny Wellness”, for $53 million in stock and cash and is set to begin cultivation in the sunshine state as they are one of the 13 licensed facilities to do so. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Gardner also pushed forward will a bill in Congress that would effectively leave cannabis enforcement fully up to the states. President Trump has signaled he supports the legislation. A Florida judge also lifted a stay on smokable cannabis for medical patients within the state which was seen as a welcome move forward. For our neighbors to the north, despite passing a bill effectively legalizing cannabis in Canada, a bill is moving forward that would ban branding of cannabis company. This controversial move is likely to have large opposition from the industry as a whole. Below are the top 5 stories from the past week.