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CBD meets autism
A deep, thoughtful look at autism and how cannabidiol (CBD) may help.

Print is not dead
Sure. Magazines aren't the gauntlet they once were but many still thrive. And even more so, those magazines that have found their niche are flourishing (Portland's Kinfolk comes to mind). This piece looks at several entrepreneurs that have started glossy lifestyle magazines dedicated to both educating and celebrating the lifestyle, culture, and people of cannabis. Of course, the design is next level. 

Bigly numbers
The total economic output from legal cannabis will grow 150% from $16 billion in 2017 to $40 billion by 2021, according to the US Legal Cannabis: Driving $40 Billion Economic Output report released earlier this month by Arcview Market Research, in partnership with BDS Analytics. The report examines the economic multiplier effects through which US consumer spending on legal cannabis in 2021 of $20.8 billion will generate $39.6 billion in overall economic impact, 414.000 jobs, and more than $4 billion in tax receipts.

Welcome to the cool kids club, Vermont
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed into law House Bill 511, which legalizes the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis and removes penalties for possession of up to two mature marijuana plants and up to four immature plants. The new law will go into effect in July. Of note: Vermont is the first state to pass legalization via a legislature. Watch this for more on next steps. 

Headline of the week
Hedge fund says cannabis stocks will either collapse or we should all move to Canada and grow pot

Well, alllllllrighty then.