Pot Topics: Wrigley gum heir enters bud biz; new medical marijuana pills – Chicago Sun

POT TOPICS is a weekly collection of cannabis-related news curated by the Chicago Sun-Times. Here’s this week’s top stories:

  • Former Wrigley Company CEO gets into the pot game;
  • The American Osteopathic Association wants the feds to reclassify marijuana;
  • Pharmacann introduces dissolvable cannabis capsules;
  • Denver pot sales continue to increase;
  • Study: Most DUI drivers in Colorado test positive for weed.

Wrigley heir joins medical cannabis company

William “Beau” Wrigley, Jr. | Sun-Times file photo

William “Beau” Wrigley, Jr., former CEO of the Chicago-based Wrigley Company, was named board chairman of medical marijuana company Surterra Wellness on Monday.

Surterra recently closed a $65 million fundraising round that was led by Wrigley. The Atlanta-based company — which manufactures cannabis products and is licensed to operate medical dispensaries in Florida and Texas — has raised over $100 million since 2015.

“I am thrilled to join the Surterra team and help

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