WeedWeek profiled Portland’s new top regulator Dasheeda Dawson:
“One of Dawson’s ideas is a pilot program to teach health professionals, lawmakers, those in child services and other fields about cannabis. The curriculum would include the endocannabinoid system, the difference between hemp and marijuana and the history of cannabis, before and after it was ‘demonized and made illegal.”
More from Hilary Corrigan:
- The wave of cannabis criminal justice reforms rolls on.
- A judge rules Bloom Farms can raise money despite an ongoing investor lawsuit.
- In November, Oregon could be the first state to decriminalize drug possession and psilocybin therapy.
- Cannatech firm Enlighten became the first company to make cannabis business data available on Amazon’s data exchange.