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

The ban on cannabis sales in DC remains in effect.  The Delaware House voted against adult-use marijuana.  New York is offering opportunities in the cannabis industry to those with marijuana convictions.  The NCAA is relaxing its drug testing policy.  And finally,
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: March 18, 2022

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

Luxembourg becomes the first place in Europe to legalize adult-use marijuana.  We check in on Rhode Island and Mississippi to find out where they stand in legalizing adult-use and medical cannabis.  New York’s Cannabis Control Board issued some proposed rules.  And
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 29, 2021

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

New York adds more members to its cannabis board.  California proposes new marijuana rules.  Cannabis may be on the 2022 ballot in Nebraska.  And finally, veterinarians in Nevada can now prescribe CBD to their patients.

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As we reported last
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 17, 2021

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 New York’s cannabis agencies.  Illinois has problems with their lottery (not a surprise).  South Dakota says no to medical cannabis home grow.  Nevada will open cannabis lounges in 2022.  The DEA would like to increase the
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 10, 2021

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

Ohio’s legislative proposal to legalize cannabis was rejected by the Secretary of State.  Veteran access to medical marijuana advanced this week.  Michigan announced the winners of its Veteran Marijuana Research grants.  New York’s new governor may mean changes in the cannabis
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: August 13, 2021

Adult-use cannabis legalization was passed in New York State when Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act (the “MRTA”) into law on March 31, 2021, after the Governor had previously attempted to include the legalization of adult-use cannabis in his last three budget proposals. The MRTA is expected to create significant economic opportunities for New Yorkers and
Continue Reading A High Tax State – New York’s Potency Tax on Adult-Use Cannabis

On March 31, 2021, New York legalized the recreational use of cannabis, enacting “The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act.”

This new law legalizes personal possession of cannabis, home cultivation of cannabis, and allows for the expungement of certain marijuana convictions. Importantly, it also modifies New York Labor Law to impose new restrictions on employers.

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Continue Reading New York: Legalized Recreational Use of Cannabis & New Protections for Employees