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Jerry Garcia Cannabis Collection is unveiled in California + Biden Ignores Cannabis...for now

Two major cannabis news stories have moved on the news wires since this show was recorded on Thursday night Jan. 21. The first cannabis reform bill was filed in the new congress and Illinois has now identified 31.5 Million dollars for social equity applicants in that state. New President Joe Biden signs dozens of Executive Orders, but ignores cannabis reform for now. A dispensary logo comes under attack in Maine as a mermaid illustration is deemed to be attractive to kids. North Bay Credit Union welcomes cannabis businesses and their customers in California. Who's the number one cannabis company in sales in the US? Plus with the family's blessing, the Jerry Garcia Cannabis Collection is unveiled for distribution in California

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January 22, 2021

Two major cannabis news stories + SeaWeed Co in Maine has a logo problem

The first cannabis reform bill was filed in the new congress and Illinois has now identified 31.5 million dollars for social equity applicants in that state.


That first bill in congress only addresses the re-scheduling of cannabis from a schedule 1 drug to schedule 3.  The Illinois fund will provide financial assistant to those who need legal aid, youth development, community reentry and financial support.


The California Cannabis Industry Association has discovered credit unions as a banking alternative. Sure enough the North Bay credit union is opening it’s doors to members of the CCIA. That industry generates more than 10 percent of total cannabis sales in the United States. To the tune of 5.2 billion dollars, and employs close to 40 thousand people, all who are now welcome to enjoy banking privileges at that credit union.


Arizona is ready to open its adult use market this week, much faster than many in the industry hoped. Why? That state is offering the already existing medical dispensary licensees the opportunity to offer adult use sales as well. 40 medical dispensaries had applied for adult use licenses, and the state is ready to give the green light…


In the Maine report, there is a South Portland dispensary called sea weed co. That is getting the kind of attention it never wanted from their logo. Regulators in that state are contemplating whether that logo conflicts with advertising regulations that explicit state that no logo can look like a “cartoon” that might appeal to someone under the age of 21. What do you think? Let us know at info@procannabismedia.com