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

Legislation to implement cannabis legalization moves forward in Montana.  Florida’s ballot initiative runs into trouble.  The South Dakota Supreme Court heard oral argument in the lawsuit seeking to overturn legalization.  The NFL won’t test for marijuana use in the off-season.  And
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 30, 2021

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

Medical marijuana will be on the ballot in Nebraska.  We’ve got lots of news from California.  Florida has legalized medical marijuana edibles.  On the federal level, the MORE act will get a vote in the House.  There’s now CBD for elephants. 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 4, 2020

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

Our top story this week is a bill that would allow cannabis companies to receive federal stimulus money, and the support it has attracted.  Ballot issues continue in Florida and Montana.  The FDA is cracking down on CBD companies making wild
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: May 1, 2020

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

We’ll start off with Congress, where the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a hearing on marijuana on Wednesday.  Pretty much every news outlet that covers cannabis has a piece on this, Marijuana Business Daily has a nice round-up that’s free
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 17, 2020

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.

We’ll start this week with some financial news.  CBD sellers looking for a payment processing method got some good news.  Square has just announced that they will start servicing the industry.  The state of California has issued guidance for financial institutions
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 11, 2019