Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Attorney General Sessions says marijuana still illegal
(Reuters: Health, 21 September 2017)
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and sale of the drug “remains in effect,” remarks that could stoke fears of a federal crackdown.
- Ohio to begin taking medical cannabis dispensary applications
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 20 September 2017)
Ohio regulators will soon be taking applications for the 60 medical marijuana dispensary licenses up for grabs in the state. Prospective dispensary owners will have a two-week window – Nov. 3-Nov. 17 – to submit their applications.
- Vegas waiting to see how Denver’s social marijuana venues work out before trying them
(The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 20 September 2017)
Las Vegas officials have decided to wait until Denver approves the nation’s first marijuana club before they further discuss licensing lounges in Sin City.
And if you’re thinking that marijuana might be the next item available via drone delivery, think again.
- California: No Marijuana Delivery With Drones
(Justia: Health Care Law Blawgs, 18 September 2017)
Internet distribution sites like Amazon are on the verge of delivering products – including food and beer – via drone. However, marijuana isn’t soon to be on the short list, at least not in California.
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