Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana
(Chicago Tribune: Latest news, 23 March 2017)
Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won’t come up for a vote until next year.
- Legal Pot Hasn’t Resulted in More Teens Smoking Marijuana
(Newsweek: All News, 22 March 2017)
There hasn’t been much of an increase of teen marijuana use in the state of Washington in nearly five years.
- Pacific Northwest marijuana investment network set to launch
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 21 March 2017)
Cannabis-related companies in Alaska, Oregon and Washington seeking capital may find some investors through the Cannabis Investment Network, an organization launching this week that aims to connect marijuana firms with financial backers.
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