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

The House of Representatives passed both the MORE Act (again) and a bill dealing with medical marijuana research.  In Maryland, the legislature voted to put marijuana legalization on the November ballot.  DC has also been considering, but not passing, marijuana legislation. 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 8, 2022

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

This week, the House of Representatives moves closer to voting on the MORE Act.  Meanwhile, in the Senate, a bill on cannabis research makes its way through the process.  In state news, New Jersey’s dispensary licenses and sales bring controversy.  On
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 1, 2022

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

Yet another federal legalization bill begins its journey.  Amazon endorses legal cannabis and stops testing its employees for marijuana.  We have an update on the Mississippi situation.  Bad news emerges for legal sales in the District of Columbia. And finally, we
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: June 4, 2021

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 be reintroduced and pass both
Continue Reading The House Passes the MORE Act and the Medical Marijuana Research Act. Will It Matter?

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

The House passed both the MORE Act and a bill on medical marijuana research.  New Jersey gets to work on cannabis legislation.  Lawsuits abound in states that just legalized.  Mexico’s move to allow marijuana hits a snag.  And finally, cannabis has
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 11, 2020

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

The House will vote on the MORE Act today.  The United Nations voted to reschedule cannabis.  You can now get marijuana delivered in Massachusetts.  A group in Virginia released a report on how to legalize.  Mexico takes another step toward legalization. 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 4, 2020

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

Vermont moves closer to legalized cannabis sales.  The House delayed a vote on the MORE Act.  The DEA faces a lawsuit over their hemp rule.  Plaintiffs dropped a suit over Illinois’ marijuana licensing.  Will descheduling appear on the Supreme Court’s docket? 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 25, 2020

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

It’s the end of the road for Nebraska’s medical marijuana ballot initiative.  Vermont seems likely to legalize cannabis sales.  The MORE Act vote may be postponed.  The IRS issued tax guidance for marijuana companies.  The EU may classify CBD as a
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 18, 2020