Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we see Georgia pharmacies selling medical marijuana. We have an update on the Ohio legalization ballot initiative. We note that Hawai’i is allowing inter-island transport of cannabis. And finally, weed is now available at the Weed Museum.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 13, 2023

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

This week, we see adult-use cannabis taking one path in Delaware and another in Hawaii. Meanwhile, in Kentucky, the Governor signs a bill to regulate Delta-8 THC. In New York, more locations open up to dispensaries owned by justice-involved individuals. And finally, we report on a museum devoted to all things weed.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: March 31, 2023

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

This week, the big news comes out of Oklahoma, where adult-use cannabis went down to defeat. The Department of Justice is accepting applications for pardons. New York, meanwhile, is increasing the number of dispensary licenses. The Hawaii Senate passed an adult-use bill. And finally, San Francisco has a farmer’s market that’s just for cannabis.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: March 10, 2023

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

New Jersey is working its way through decriminalization and tax bills.  Virginia’s governor comes out in favor of legalization.  Other states showed some interest in getting on the bandwagon.  State cannabis regulators formed a group.  Mexico took a step towards legalizing. 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: November 20, 2020

On January 17, 2020, Hawaii Senators Rosalyn Baker (D) and Brian Taniguchi (D) introduced Senate Bill 2543, which proposes to provide employment protections to job applicants and employees who use medical cannabis. If enacted, Hawaii would join the growing number of states to pass similar laws.

Specifically, the most recent version of the bill provides that unless a failure
Continue Reading Hawaii Legislature Considers Bill Providing Employment Protections to Medical Cannabis Users

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

First of all, are you headed to CannaVest West this month? Catch Seyfarth’s Stan Jutkowitz on the July 23rd panel discussing “Cannabis Real Estate: What You Should Know Before Buying, Selling or Leasing Property for Cannabis and Hemp Use.”

The big
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 12, 2019

Last month, a Hawaii federal district court judge denied an employer’s motion to dismiss an applicant’s claim for disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) where the employer merely assumed that an applicant who admitted to having a medical marijuana card was a current marijuana user and would fail a drug test.  
Continue Reading Possession of a Medical Marijuana Card Doesn’t Necessarily Prove Current Drug Use

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

Possibly the biggest news this week was the first ever Congressional hearing on cannabis banking.  From the hearing’s webpage, you can watch the hearing, read the committee’s memorandum and read the witnesses’ prepared statements.   The committee memorandum has a great
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 15, 2019

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

Things in New Jersey have changed considerably with the end of Chris Christie’s term as governor, especially as concerns marijuana.

New Jersey’s top
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 5, 2018