Last Week in Cannabis: Sanders, MedMen, Cookies, and More News

Feb 4, 2020 | News

Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders campaigns at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. (Photo by Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders pledges legal cannabis in all 50 states on day one as president: Forbes

Embattled MedMen Enterprises co-founder Adam Bierman was forced to resign from his role as CEO: Business Insider 

Cookies, a cannabis brand run by rapper Berner, opened its first dispensary outside of California, at its new Detroit location: Cookies

Missouri officials are petitioning to legalize adult-use cannabis for the State of Missouri: Kansas City Business Journal

Alaska is the first to have state-approved retailer permits for on-site cannabis consumption: State of Alaska 

Study: Maternal cannabis use not independently associated with lower infant birth weight: NORML News

New China trade deal could benefit U.S. hemp farmers: Oaksterdam

European Union urges member nations to vote for World Health Organization’s cannabis rescheduling recommendations: Cannabis Business Times

No vape disease from legal cannabis in California: The Wall Street Journal