Cronos exits US • Australia’s adult use push • UC Berkeley launches oral history series • & more …
- Cannabis Wire · Jun 2, 2023
In late April, we reported in this newsletter that of $20 million awarded by California’s Department of Cannabis Control to cannabis research projects, the biggest award ($2,699,178) went to a project called “Legacy Cannabis Genetics: People and Their Plants, a Community-Driven Study.”
Now, one piece of that project has come into view: UC Berkeley Oral History Center’s California Cannabis Oral History Series.
The series will be spearheaded by Todd Holmes, a historian at the Center, and he plans to conduct “nearly a hundred hours of interviews” in the next two years as part of the aforementioned multipronged genetics study.
The first published interview is with Oliver Bates, president of the Big Sur Farmer’s Association.
In the Legislative Council, which is the upper house of the NSW Parliament, Greens MP Cate Faehrmann is spearheading adult use with Cannabis Legalisation Bill 2023, “an Act to legalise cannabis and cannabis products; to regulate the sale, supply and advertising…