Trump Tariffs Set To Hit Cannabis Industry

Egreen Oils’ vaporizer accessories, pictured here behind other smoking accessories in a display case at the Puget Sound Smoke Shop on Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. in Seattle, Washington, are made in China.Carolyn Bick

It’s more than soybean farmers and car makers who could feel the effects of Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese products. The legal cannabis industry will take a hit as well.

Vaping devices, and batteries, filters and cartridges created for vaping devices are all subject to the new tariffs said Arnaud Dumas de Rauly, Co-CEO of The Blinc Group. His company develops and sells technologies and products related to vaping and other ancillary cannabis products, and runs an incubator program that helps develop, research, and brand technology related to cannabis and nicotine vaping.

On July 24th, Dumas de Rauly testified as part of The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative public hearings regarding

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