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DIZPOT Quick Hits 8/27/2019

Weedmaps will stop advertising unlicensed cannabis retailers ‘later this year’.

Online advertising giant Weedmaps said Wednesday it will begin requiring a state license number for all marijuana retail listings on its site, indicating it will cease carrying ads for unlicensed cannabis shops and delivery services. The move could prove an enormous boon to legal retailers that have been struggling to compete with illegal shops simply by eliminating the black-market advertising presence on Weedmaps, which remains one of the most commonly used dispensary finders by marijuana consumers.

What Are Cannabis Terpenes and What Do They Do?
There’s something about the aroma of cannabis that soothes the mind and body. Whether it’s the sweet fruity taste of Pineapple Trainwreck or that skunky smell that bursts from a cracked bud of Sour Diesel, we know there’s something going on under their complex and flavorful bouquets.

Marijuana Taxes Differ In Legalized States, Complicating Projections. The marijuana legalization movement is often described as a state-level experiment—and one aspect of its implementation that’s garnering more attention is how legalized jurisdictions approach cannabis taxes in different ways.

After second look, state committee rejects Ohio medical marijuana for anxiety, autism. COLUMBUS, Ohio – After listening to 80 minutes of testimony late Wednesday afternoon – this time mostly from opponents – a State Medical Board of Ohio committee rejected medical marijuana for people with anxiety and autism spectrum disorder.

New Senate Bill Would Legalize Marijuana Nationwide and Erase Possession Charges. The bill would also expunge the criminal records of anyone who had been charged with possession while also calling for anyone currently incarcerated for the offense to petition for an immediate re-sentencing. Those convicted under prohibition laws would also be provided job training and resources under the act.

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