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 legalize cannabis, via legislation anyway. 
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 2, 2021

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.

What will Democratic control of the Senate mean for legalizing on the federal level?  How much do we know about Merrick Garland’s views on cannabis?  What did the FDA say about CBD?  How are things progressing in New Jersey?  What’s going
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 15, 2021

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

COVID-19 continues to dominate the news – no surprise there.  Whether it’s federal relief or state legalization roadblocks, the virus is everywhere.  But there is some other news: the IRS seems likely to increase auditing of marijuana businesses, and Epidiolex has
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 10, 2020

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

Let’s start this week with the federal government.  A bipartisan group of Senators has introduced a bill that would promote marijuana and CBD research.   In the House, Rep. Nydia Velázquez recently introduced a bill that would allow cannabusinesses to get
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 5, 2019

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

Chuck Schumer and Hakeem Jeffries are reintroducing the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, which would legalize marijuana nationwide.  Don’t hold your breath waiting for this bill to pass though.  Although many Democrats have indicated their support for legalization, Republicans generally and
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: May 17, 2019