Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
Why marijuana opposition is so effective in liberal Mass.
(Boston Globe, 18 October 2016)
Voters OK’d decriminalization and medical marijuana, but the Question 4 campaign is proving tougher.
- Cannabis REIT files to be listed on NYSE
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 19 October 2016)
A cannabis-focused real estate investment trust has filed to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. If approved, it would be the first marijuana-related company to list on the Big Board.
- Business owners replace idealists in legal-pot movement
(Associated Press: AP Top Political News, 19 October 2016)
DENVER (AP) — Business owners are replacing idealists in the pot-legalization movement as the nascent marijuana industry creates a broad base of new donors, many of them entrepreneurs willing to spend to change drug policy.
- American Support Of Legal Marijuana Is At Its Highest Level Ever
(Forbes: Business, 19 October 2016)
A new Gallup poll shows 60% of Americans now favor legalizing marijuana – the highest level in a 47-year trend.
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