Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
Remember when Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed restrictive medical marijuana rules? Well, times have changed.
- Oklahoma governor approves less restrictive medical cannabis rules
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 7 August 2018)
Gov. Mary Fallin signed off this week on the do-over in Oklahoma’s emergency medical marijuana regulations – rules that revert to more business-friendly MMJ provisions.
And it looks like New York may be serious about legalizing recreational cannabis.
Weeks after a report he commissioned recommended the legalization of recreational pot in New York, Gov. Cuomo on Thursday announced a work group to come up with legislation to do so.
The first patent infringement lawsuit involving cannabis has now been filed.
Colorado medical marijuana companies embroiled in federal patent dispute
(Denver Post, 31 July 2018)
Golden-based UCANN’s lawsuit seeks an injunction prohibiting Pure Hemp from copying its formulas.