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

New Jersey is working its way through decriminalization and tax bills.  Virginia’s governor comes out in favor of legalization.  Other states showed some interest in getting on the bandwagon.  State cannabis regulators formed a group.  Mexico

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

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

Election Day 2020 is quickly approaching and with this election cycle occurring during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is gearing up to be one of the most unique and unprecedented election seasons in recent memory. Each ballot contains consequential choices at every level of government, from the highest office in the land to the “highest”

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

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

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

We have an update on the Vermont situation.  Four members of Congress introduced a bill allowing the marijuana industry to access relief funds.  Cannabis banking appears in the Democrats’ new stimulus bill.  The Nebraska Supreme Court

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

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

State and local news dominates this week.  Los Angeles will change its cannabis licensing program.  Colorado’s governor signed a law that allows pardons for minor marijuana offenses.  A school funding initiative’s court battles may have implications

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

We begin with the claim that the Justice Department brought antitrust actions against cannabis companies due to Attorney General Bill Barr’s antipathy towards the industry.  The state of New Jersey is contemplating decriminalization, and Montana may

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

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