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Cannabis Industry Headlines: December 16th, 2022


The U.S. legalized cannabis, CBD, and hemp industries are rapidly evolving. It’s important to stay on top of changing regulations and shifting landscapes in order to protect and grow your business. That’s why we round up the leading headlines every week to help you stay up-to-date.

Keep reading to see what’s going on in the world of legalized cannabis, CBD, and hemp this week. And check back here every week for your regular update on the biggest cannabis news.

The Results of the Adult-Use Cannabis Tax Survey

In a December survey, Alaska boasted the highest adult-use cannabis taxes in the country. At $57.50 paid in taxes per ounce, their numbers were over four times higher than in New Jersey, where numbers were lowest.

A Potential Class Action Lawsuit Against Adult-Use Cannabis Company Trulieve

Former employees of adult-use cannabis company Trulieve are filing a potential class action suit over their termination conditions. 

The laid-off employees claim the company did not provide adequate notice as per the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. Trulieve denies any noncompliance with federal and state regulations and claims they provided severance or transfer options to the employees.

The WCBA Publishes Priorities for 2023

The Washington Cannabis Business Association announced its priorities for the new year during a webinar earlier this month. In 2023, businesses within the organization aim to focus on safety, security, and interstate commerce policy.

Updates on Edible Arrangements vs. Green Thumb Industries

Edible Arrangements, an Atlanta franchiser that recently filed a trademark lawsuit against Green Thumb Industries, has dropped its case, citing the fast-evolving cannabis landscape.

Oregon Continues Illicit Market Crackdown

Oregon officials have committed to stricter crackdowns on the illicit market as raids on illegal farms continue. 

The state has been battling with illegal cannabis grow operations for months and has recently announced potential measures that would increase maximum incarceration time and fines for those involved in illegal cannabis grow operations.

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