Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Cannabis conundrum: What to do with billions of dollars that banks won’t touch [Subscription required]
(BizJournals: National Business News, 30 November 2017)
The expansion of California’s legal marijuana industry will bring a major cash problem.
- Marylanders are (finally) days away from being able to legally buy medical marijuana
(The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 29 November 2017)
The first cannabis dispensaries are set to open in Maryland, nearly five years after state lawmakers legalized marijuana for medical use.
Elizabeth Warren Wants Marijuana Answers From Trump Health Nominee
(Forbes: 29 November 2017)
The Trump administration should carefully consider how legalizing marijuana can help reduce opioid addiction and overdose deaths, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says.
And in case you needed any further proof that the Chris Christie era is over in New Jersey…
- New Jersey’s governor-elect taps cannabis advocate as chief of staff
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 28 November 2017)
The momentum to legalize recreational cannabis in New Jersey continues to grow.
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