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

This week, we see Missouri proposing an ambitious timeline to begin cannabis sales. New York is having trouble with licensing. Could Minnesota legalize marijuana, now that the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party controls the State Senate? Kentucky’s governor takes a step towards allowing medical cannabis. Law360 publishes a piece by our own Jen Mora. And finally, two boxing rivals join together to sell edibles.

Continue Reading The Week in Weed: November 18, 2022

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

This week, we find many people would like to get into the cannabis business in New York. Legal sales begin in Vermont. Marijuana legalization is popular in Kentucky. And finally, the police are throwing a pot party in Maryland.

BREAKING NEWS

President Biden announced yesterday that he will pardon all person in federal prison for simple marijuana possession. In addition, he is calling on all state governors to do the same for those in state or local facilities. Finally, he is calling on the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Attorney General to reschedule cannabis.


Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 7, 2022

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

This week, just like last week, we start with state ballot news.  Missouri puts adult-use cannabis on the November ballot.  Arkansas initiative supporters go to the state’s Supreme Court.  Then, we look in on how Kentucky is dealing with hemp.  And
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: August 12, 2022

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

South Carolina moves a step forward on medical marijuana.  What’s the situation on that issue in Kentucky?  We have an update on Maryland’s ballot question.  Speaking of ballots, North Dakota voters may be voting on adult-use as well.  And finally, we
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 15, 2022

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

Kentucky works on a medical marijuana bill.  A House resolution asks the United Nations to de-schedule cannabis.  New Hampshire and Rhode Island look at legalizing marijuana.  Congress would like the Food and Drug Administration to regulate CBD.  And finally, a cannabis
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: March 25, 2022

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.

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 was a busy week for the states, as Virginia moved towards decriminalization.  The state House and Senate passed versions of a bill to decriminalize, which the governor is expected to sign.

In Kentucky, support is growing for medical marijuana. 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 14, 2020

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

The big news on Capitol Hill this week was the Senate’s lack of action on the banking bill.  Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), the chairman of the Senate banking committee, opposes legalization and seemed disinclined to move on the issue.

Turning to
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 20, 2019