Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. The big news this week is that, for the first time ever, a cannabis bill, the SAFER Banking Act, got a markup in the Senate. The MORE Act has been re-introduced and it’s possible the HOPE Act will become part of SAFER. Not everyone on Capitol Hill is in favor of federal cannabis legalization; there’s also a new bill that would give Congress the opportunity to prevent the rescheduling of cannabis. There’s a state story as well: the new head of cannabis regulation in Minnesota resigned the day after she was appointed. And finally, a cautionary tale about sheep and marijuana. Spoiler alert: the two don’t mix.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 29, 2023
Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
This week, we start overseas, in Germany, where the government unveiled a new plan to allow some marijuana consumption. Back in the US, there are five (count ’em *five*) federal bills dealing with cannabis. Interstate commerce is a hot issue in the Western states. And finally, Carl’s Jr. offers a $4.20 snack sack.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 21, 2023