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

We’ve got lots of state news this week – South Dakota, Alabama, and Kentucky all took action on adult-use marijuana.  On the federal level, the U.S. Supreme Court asked the Justice Department to weigh in on reimbursements for medical cannabis.  Meanwhile,
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 25, 2022

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

The Mississippi Supreme Court struck down the state’s medical marijuana ballot initiative.  Alabama, moving in the opposite direction, legalized medical cannabis. On the federal level, Republicans proposed decriminalizing marijuana.  The DEA moved forward on cannabis research (really!).  And finally, a racehorse
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: May 21, 2021

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

The southeast was a hotbed of marijuana-related activity this week.  In Florida, Make It Legal’s ballot initiative to legalize adult-use cannabis gathered enough signatures to trigger a Supreme Court review.

In Georgia, the state’s top elected officials appointed members
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: November 15, 2019

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

From the “if at first you don’t succeed” files, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy stated recently that he would support a bill to legalize marijuana, rather than awaiting a ballot initiative in 2020.  States that may see ballot initiatives include: Arizona
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: August 16, 2019

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

Chuck Schumer and Hakeem Jeffries are reintroducing the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, which would legalize marijuana nationwide.  Don’t hold your breath waiting for this bill to pass though.  Although many Democrats have indicated their support for legalization, Republicans generally and
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: May 17, 2019

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

Our first stop this week is Alabama, where the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that would revamp the state’s medical marijuana program.  This is only a preliminary step on the road to passage, of course; both chambers must approve
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 26, 2019