Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we see there’s a controversy over cannabis use and gun ownership by police officers in Jersey City, New Jersey. We provide an update on the Alabama medical marijuana licensing situation. We note that New Hampshire’s proposal for cannabis sales may run afoul of federal law. And finally, it’s Snoop Dogg’s birthday.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 27, 2023

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we note the likely end of two Wyoming ballot initiatives. Then, we have an update on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. We report on Trulieve’s tax situation. We see there’s litigation over hemp in Maryland. And finally, we remind everyone that Old Bay is seasoning, not pot.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 20, 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 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. We have some information on the SAFER Banking Act – will the “R” make all the difference? Nebraska voters may have the opportunity to vote on medical marijuana. There’s some upheaval in the Massachusetts cannabis world. And finally, a Wisconsin politician is on a “Grass Routes” tour.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 22, 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 the rocky road to a retail market in New York continues to be, well, rocky. Alabama is having problems of its own in dealing with cannabis licensing. Ohioans will vote on adult-use cannabis in November. South Dakota is issuing a lot of medical marijuana cards. The news is not all on the state level, however. Could cannabis move from Schedule I to Schedule III – that’s what HHS is proposing. And finally, what’s that aroma wafting over the U.S. Open?Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 1, 2023

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we return to South Dakota, where some people want adult-use to be legal and some want medical marijuana to be rescinded. Then we have a follow-up on the New York situation. We check in on Alabama, where licensing has been an issue. We note that New Hampshire will now be studying legalization. And we turn our attention overseas, to check in on the German legalization process. And finally, we report on a CBD bar in South Carolina.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: August 18, 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 that cannabis may be coming to North Carolina, despite the actions of lawmakers. We note that marijuana provisions did not make it into the National Defense Authorization Act. We see that Ukraine may legalize cannabis. And finally, some folks in Boston staged a new kind of tea party. Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 21, 2023

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we remind everyone that retail sales of cannabis will begin on Saturday in Maryland. Florida’s attorney general is looking to prevent that in her state. We have an update on the Alabama medical cannabis licensing situation. We note that SAFE Banking is still a topic of conversation on Capitol Hill, and that cannabis made an appearance in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act. And finally, we note that the California State Fair crowned some winners in the marijuana category. Continue Reading The Week in Weed: June 30, 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 off in the South, where Alabama is having some issues with its medical cannabis licenses. Meanwhile, next door in Georgia, independent pharmacies will soon be selling cannabis oil. Heading north to New York, there’s news on the Cannabis Control Board. Then, it’s time for sports. The NCAA may remove cannabis from its list of banned substances, and the NBA will allow players not only to consume cannabis, but to invest in cannabis companies. And finally, Showtime is looking to bring back a popular show with a cannabis theme.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: June 23, 2023