#cannabisresearch – “Authored by researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, the study, which is not yet peer-reviewed, analyzed at 1,831 adult patients admitted to two UCLA hospitals between February 2020 and February 2021.

Most significantly, the study found that “ICU admission was 12 percentage points lower (p = 0.018) and intubation rates were 6 percentage points lower (p = 0.017) in cannabis users,” even after adjusting for age, sex, BMI, and tobacco smoking history.”

https://www.leafly.com/news/health/recent-study-points-to-cannabis-role-in-fighting-covid-19

Courtesy of Politico

#californiacannabis – “SB 2188 also includes a list of exemptions for workers in the building and construction trades as well as people who are employed in positions that require a federal background investigation or security clearance. It also exempts businesses that have to abide by stricter testing rules to qualify for federal licensing and contracts.”

https://www.politico.com/newsletters/california-playbook-pm/2022/08/15/weed-and-the-workplace-00052046

I would say it’s closer to we are pulling out of the death spiral but I haven’t seen any evidence that we have fully pulled out.

#californiacannabis – “So I think we can unpack all three of those points, but my high level takeaway is, we were in a death spiral. I think there are some signs we pulled ourselves out of it, but by no means are we out of the woods where we can say we’re slowly moving in the right direction as a market.”

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4534430-california-cannabis-market-deep-dive-part-ii-podcast-transcript