California Businessman Believes the Smell of Marijuana Hurts Wine Grapes
Robert “Pat” Patrick is the CEO of the local chamber of commerce in Lodi, California, a stretch of the state’s agricultural heartland that, in recent years, has made a name for itself as a nascent winemaking region.
It’ll never be Napa or Sonoma, but brother, if you’ve ever taken a sip of red wine and been greeted by a bold flavor explosion—like drinking a jam sandwich, made by an overcompensating Guy Fieri, borrowing Sam Elliott’s boots right after a 100-mile horseback ride through a tobacco juice swamp—you know the pleasures of a Lodi Zinfandel.
Grapes are a big deal here—in 2015, Lodi was Wine Enthusiast magazine’s “Wine Region of the Year”!—so Patrick will predictably take unkindly to anything threatening the area’s 110,000 acres of vineyards. Like marijuana fields, the smell of which, according to Patrick, can permeate the skin of a wine grape and render it less valuable.
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Private Sector Banks Putting the Squeeze on Uruguay’s Legal Marijuana Industry
On July 19, Uruguay started selling legal weed in pharmacies—making it the world’s first state-run marijuana marketplace with the government involved in the entire chain of movement from cultivation to purchase.
The problem however is that, at $1.30 per gram, the country has already run out of weed and it’s program has only been operating for less than a month.
From the very first day when sales started, there were shortages; some pharmacies were cleaned out before closing time.
Pharmacy owners say the situation continues and that their supply is gone almost as soon as it is delivered.
Some stores in the capital, Montevideo, where about two-thirds of the country’s 3.4 million people live, haven’t had a shipment since August 4.
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