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

The USDA issued a final hemp rule.  Virginia began the process of legalizing cannabis.  New Mexico faces a lawsuit over medical marijuana plant limits.  Governor Cuomo offers support for legalization.  The road to legal marijuana in Idaho may have a new
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 22, 2021

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

It was a busy week for the states, as Virginia moved towards decriminalization.  The state House and Senate passed versions of a bill to decriminalize, which the governor is expected to sign.

In Kentucky, support is growing for medical marijuana. 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 14, 2020

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

Following up on last week’s look at New Mexico, a cannabis legalization bill has passed the Senate Public Affairs committee.  Next step: the Senate Judiciary Committee.

New York is also looking at legalization (again).  Just like true love, the course of
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 31, 2020

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

The big news in cannabis this week comes from New Mexico.  Legislation introduced last Thursday would legalize recreational marijuana.  It would also require dispensaries to offer medical marijuana and prohibit local jurisdictions from banning the industry.  Governor Grisham has indicated her
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 24, 2020

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

You might think news about Rudy Giuliani and Ukraine wouldn’t appear on a blog devoted to cannabis, but you’d be wrong.  Two of the former mayor’s associates were indicted for moving foreign money into U.S. elections.  One of their targets was
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 18, 2019