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

As previously reported here, on February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed A21, the “New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act” (CREAMMA), which is enabling legislation for the amendment to the New Jersey Constitution making lawful the recreational use of marijuana in the state.

While the new law, among other things, allows employers to
Continue Reading New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission’s “Personal Use Cannabis Rules” Do Not Provide Guidance About Employer Drug Testing Practices

New Jersey recently enacted a law permitting personal, nonmedical use of marijuana for individuals age 21 and over. Separate laws decriminalize marijuana and hashish possession and set out the penalties when individuals under age 21 use or possess marijuana or hashish. Although not immediately enforceable, New Jersey employers should immediately assess the implications of the laws on their current policies


Continue Reading New Jersey Recreational Marijuana Law Provides Significant Employment Protections to Marijuana Users

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

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

We have updates on the situations in New Jersey and Virginia.   Many things happened in South Dakota this week.  New Mexico starts the legalization process.  A wide array of governors express support for cannabis.  And finally, marijuana has some effect on
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 19, 2021

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

Virginia makes progress on legalizing adult-use cannabis.  A South Dakota court overturns the legalization ballot measure.  New Jersey still has no marijuana legislation.  Will Congress treat CBD as a supplement?  Will Congress allow cannabis research?  And finally, Don Lemon doesn’t endorse
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 12, 2021

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

We bring you an update on Virginia and New Jersey.  New bills appear in New Mexico and Minnesota.  Lawsuits hover over the rollout of legalized marijuana in South Dakota and Mississippi.  Will an amendment banning future legalization succeed in Idaho? Democratic
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 5, 2021