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

Two senators asked the Justice Department to reschedule marijuana.  Supporters of adult-use legalization in Oklahoma began the petition process.  A supporter of adult-use legalization in Ohio went the legislative route.  We have an update on Mississippi.  And finally, a new player
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: October 15, 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

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

We start off with an amendment to federal legislation that would protect state-legal cannabis programs.  Then we move on to the states, where Mississippi is holding hearings on medical marijuana.  Ohio’s legislature may take up adult-use legislation.  Could North Carolina also
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 30, 2021

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

Illinois’ license lottery has some ups and downs.  There’s talk of a referendum on marijuana legalization in Maryland.  Lawmakers introduced a legalization bill in Ohio.  On the federal level, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy opined on decriminalization.  And finally, if cannabis newsletters
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 23, 2021

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

The news is mostly happening in the states this week. Oklahoma is having some medical marijuana issues.  Massachusetts recreational shops reopened.  Virginia decriminalized marijuana.  Ohio may not put cannabis on the ballot this November.  In federal news, the marijuana banking provisions
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: May 29, 2020

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

Let’s start with a look at the new marijuana market in Illinois.  First day sales topped $3 million and 77,000 transactions at more than 40 dispensaries.  All those new customers have led to shortages; clearly, pegging supply to demand is
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 10, 2020