Your Top 5 News Stories - May 19, 2021

May 19, 2021


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Cannabis Comes to the Cotton Belt
New Frontier Data sees Southern reforms helping grow total U.S. medical cannabis spending from $8.5 billion to $16 billion over 2020-2025. 

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Size Matters: The Total Addressable Market of Cannabis/Hemp is Far Bigger than Analyst Predictions
The head of a private equity firm (and investor in New Frontier Data) focused on legal cannabis says that medicalization is the next wave. 


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Delta-8 THC a ‘market response’ to lack of FDA guidance on CBD, hemp industry says
Businesses marketing psychoactive Delta-8 THC and Delta-10 THC are doing so at their own risk of state and federal legal and civil jeopardy. 


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Scientists Issue Guidelines Over Safe Cannabis Use
Pending federal legalization and industry standardization, state laws vary widely and in some confusingly contradictory ways for consumers.   


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PBR Expands Its Cannabis-Infused Lineup With More Products and More THC
The 176-year-old brand is adding three flavors along with a doubly potent (10-mg of THC) version of its non-alcoholic “high seltzer” drink. 



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