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

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

Federal legislation to legalize cannabis is under consideration.  In state news, Virginia moved up its timeline to legalize possession and home grow.  New York launched a cannabis control website.  We take a look at what’s happening

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

It’s been a big week.  New York legalized cannabis.  New Mexico legalized cannabis.  Virginia may speed up legalizing cannabis.  The Biden administration is getting pushback on how it treats staffers who used cannabis.  North Dakota won’t

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

Often, our news summary focuses on the states – they seem to have all the action.  This week, however, we start with news from the federal government.  The SAFE Banking Act is back.  There’s new legislation

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

This week’s news provides further proof of how difficult it can be to legalize marijuana.  New York may be on the verge of legalizing, or it may not.  New Mexico’s cannabis bills are coming down to

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

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

A new year brings an old question: which states will legalize in the next 12 months?  One of the top contenders to join the list of states where cannabis is legal is New York.  Even once

Welcome back to The Year In Weed, our annual roundup of cannabis-related stories.  As usual, we’ll adopt Dave Barry’s Year in Review format and look at stories month by month.  Last year, I predicted that “…much will happen in 2020.”  Little did I know in December 2019 just how true that would turn out

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

New York releases new CBD regulations, and Governor Cuomo supports legal cannabis.  The Montana Supreme Court denied a ballot initiative challenge, and some in the medical marijuana industry oppose the measure.   Oregon Senators voice their opposition