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

This week, Kentucky legalized medical cannabis. Maryland’s legislature worked on setting up an adult-use market. On the federal level, the Veterans Equal Access Act made a reappearance. And finally, a new collective bargaining agreement would allow NBA players to use, promote and invest in cannabis.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 7, 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, we see action on a federal CBD bill. Kentucky advances a medical marijuana bill, while Kansas decides against. In other medical news, the DC Medical Cannabis Amendment Act went into effect. And finally, a marijuana company gives its employees

Continue Reading The Week in Weed: March 24, 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 New York’s adult-use cannabis market opening. Kentucky residents can now possess medical marijuana. Lawmakers in Minnesota introduce an adult-use legalization bill. Rules for Missouri’s cannabis industry may appear in February. And finally, we check in on the weed nuns.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 6, 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 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