Global Cannabinoids Pivots from CBD to Hand Sanitizer in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

  • CEO Ryan Lewis saw increased demand for hand sanitizer in the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, he immediately saw an opportunity to transition his CBD operations to hand sanitizer production to help address the supply shortage.
  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there was too little time to fine-tune his plan to legalize adult-use cannabis ahead of the April 1 deadline to approve the state budget.
  • Elsewhere, in Mexico, Senators have asked the Supreme Court to extend an April 30 deadline for lawmakers to draft a cannabis legalization bill.
  • As part of its coronavirus response, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program has issued new guidance to help patients maintain access to medical cannabis.

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