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

Connecticut and Rhode Island may legalize adult-use cannabis, but then again, they may not.  Montana makes some progress in setting up a marketplace.  Louisiana decriminalizes marijuana possession.  There’s a move in Congress to decriminalize all drugs, including cannabis.  And finally, we
Continue Reading The Weed in Weed: June 18, 2021

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

Sales of adult-use marijuana will begin in January in Montana.  A new bill would force the FDA to implement CBD regulations.  Mississippi voters are unhappy over the court ruling on medical marijuana.  Connecticut and Rhode Island may join their New England
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: May 28, 2021

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

Legislation to implement cannabis legalization moves forward in Montana.  Florida’s ballot initiative runs into trouble.  The South Dakota Supreme Court heard oral argument in the lawsuit seeking to overturn legalization.  The NFL won’t test for marijuana use in the off-season.  And
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 30, 2021

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

Federal legislation to legalize cannabis is under consideration.  In state news, Virginia moved up its timeline to legalize possession and home grow.  New York launched a cannabis control website.  We take a look at what’s happening in Montana.  South Carolina probably
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 9, 2021

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

New Jersey (finally) passes a legalization bill.  South Dakota and Montana continue to struggle with implementing the will of the voters.  North Dakota, on the other hand, moves forward with legislation to allow adult-use cannabis.  On the federal level, members of
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 26, 2021

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 a state where marijuana is
Continue Reading And the Winner of the 2020 Election Is…Weed!

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

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 to the DEA’s hemp rule. 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 30, 2020

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

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 France.

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Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 23, 2020

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

Ballot initiatives make news in several states.  The Food and Drug Administration released guidance on marijuana research.  Two state officials publicly support legal marijuana.  We’ve got yet another report on the National Defense Authorization Act.  And there’s a new ad campaign
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 24, 2020