Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Will Donald Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions Undermine Legal Marijuana?
(The Motley Fool: Fool.com, 14 June 2017)
Documents reveal the AG is seeking approval to crack down on marijuana in states that have passed pro-pot laws.
See TBT’s take on this story here: Sessions Seeks Repeal of Rohrabacher-Farr
- Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana bill causing concern
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 14 June 2017)
A sharply divided legislative committee in Massachusetts voted Wednesday to advance a bill calling for major changes to the voter-approved recreational marijuana law, including higher taxes on retail sales and handing more control over cannabis shops to municipal officials.
- Nevada officials aim to start legal pot sales by July 1
(SF Gate: Top Stories, 14 June 2017)
If Nevada officials have their way, tourists and residents will be able to buy pot legally ahead of Independence Day. But before recreational marijuana launches in the state best known for slot machines and showgirls, a judge must decide who has the right to distribute Nevada’s newest cash crop.
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