During the last two weeks, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills aimed at reforming marijuana laws, the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act) and the Medical Marijuana Research Act (MMJ Research Act).  Since neither bill will be considered by the Senate in the present session of Congress, they will have to

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As of this writing, some key races have yet to be called in the U.S., but the vote on cannabis is in – legalization measures won everywhere.  See our roundup of the returns here.  So what does this

While the votes continue to be tallied in the Presidential election, one thing is certain – it was a BIG night for cannabis in America with five new states approving ballot measures to allow for legalized marijuana.  With these new laws, nearly 110 million Americans (or over 1/3 of the country) will now live in

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New York releases new CBD regulations, and Governor Cuomo supports legal cannabis.  The Montana Supreme Court denied a ballot initiative challenge, and some in the medical marijuana industry oppose the measure.   Oregon Senators voice their opposition

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Missouri begins medical marijuana sales.  Opponents of legalization in Montana speak up.  The 9th Circuit releases an immigration opinion involving marijuana.  Asylum seekers are disqualified by most cannabis offenses.  And finally, medical marijuana is free in

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Vermont’s governor allowed marijuana sales.  Illinois faces another lawsuit over its licensing program.  Colorado’s governor expunged criminal records.  The Supreme Court denied cert in a cannabis  pay case.  The 9th Circuit may hear a challenge to

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Pennsylvania’s governor is supporting cannabis legalization.  Arizonans will have a chance to vote on legalization in November.  Vermont is considering expungement and decriminalization.  The DEA has a new hemp rule.  Senator McConnell is promoting hemp face

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Our big news this week is that the American Bar Association asked the Small Business Administration to make marijuana-related companies eligible for relief funds.  There’s plenty of state news also. Iowa votes to reform its medical

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We’re starting out this week with state news.  We’ll visit Montana, Illinois, California and Massachusetts.  On the federal level, there’s some support for cannabis to be part of the next stimulus bill.  And there’s an issue

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