Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

Mississippi continues its march (crawl?) towards legalizing medical marijuana.  Ohio legalization advocates collect more signatures.  A new governor in Virginia may mean changes in the state’s cannabis program.  Could hemp help in the fight against COVID?  And finally, marijuana makes its
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 21, 2022

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

The New Hampshire House passed an adult-use legalization bill.  Several South Dakota legislators introduced adult-use legalization measures.  Medical marijuana is still on the table in Mississippi.  Cannabis advocate Rep. Earl Perlmutter (D-CO) announced his retirement.  And finally, in Quebec, if you
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 14, 2022

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

We take a look at where things stand in Mississippi as regards medical marijuana.  Montana began legal cannabis sales this week.  The governor issued pardons for marijuana offenses in Colorado.  What actions might the new Virginia governor take (or not take)
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 7, 2022

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

Malta is legalizing adult-use cannabis.  South Dakota voters are unhappy with the governor’s actions on marijuana.  Montana writes rules for its cannabis industry.  Lawmakers in Rhode Island work on legalization.  A hemp research farm was destroyed in the recent tornados.  And
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 17, 2021

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

It looks like marijuana banking will not be part of the NDAA.  Lawmakers introduced a bill to require the FDA to regulate CBD.  Medical cannabis could become part of veterans’ healthcare.  Federal assistance with state expungement programs might be on the
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 10, 2021

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

This week brought the long-awaited South Dakota Supreme Court decision on their adult-use ballot initiative, and, spoiler alert: it wasn’t what cannabis advocates had hoped.  Yet another industry comes out in favor of marijuana banking.  Germany may legalize cannabis.  Uber Eats
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 3, 2021

Welcome back to the Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

Lawmakers called on President Biden to grant clemency to those incarcerated for non-violent marijuana crimes.  Several governors called on Congress to pass a marijuana banking bill.  Speaking of bills, we have the full text of the new Republican legalization proposal.  West
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: November 19, 2021

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

We spend a lot of time looking at what’s happening in the states, as that’s where most of the action is right now.  This week, however, let’s turn our eye to the federal government.  Polling suggests that federal legalization is popular,
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: November 12, 2021

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

This week, we have a check in on Mississippi, Arkansas and South Dakota, to see how the move to legalize is progressing (or not) in those states.  We also link to two run-downs of election results – marijuana appeared on the
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: November 5, 2021