Your Top 5 News Stories - October 5, 2021

October 05, 2021

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New York finally launches legal marijuana control board. What to expect (and when)

After months of delay, industry stakeholders eager for progress fear that it may take well into 2022 for business licenses to be issued. 


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Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Increase 80% in September to $122 Million

The state saw adult-use cannabis sales hit a near-record $121.7 million last month, marking a year-over-year increase of 80% for September. 


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Top Mexican Senator Lays Out Next Steps for National Marijuana Legalization

Nearly three years since the Mexican Supreme Court struck down prohibition, lawmakers prepare to finally pass a cannabis legalization bill. 



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Uneven Medical Cannabis Regulatory Landscape Across Europe and EU Reveals Gaps in Access for Patients, Challenges for Cannabis Industry

While most EU nations allow medical use, laws range from the hyper-restrictive to giving physicians freedom to prescribe for any condition. 


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Women and Minorities Are Losing Ground in Cannabis Company Executive Ranks, Study Finds

The share of minorities in executive positions at cannabis companies dropped from 28% in 2019 to 13.1% in 2021, about the 2020 U.S. average. 

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