Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we check in on Pennsylvania, Ohio and Virginia – each state is in a different place and heading in a different direction as regards cannabis. On the federal level, we have yet another update on the SAFE Banking Act. Maybe it will pass this term? Or maybe not. In international news, Germany released a draft law that would legalize adult-use cannabis. And finally, the New York Media Softball League took on a CBD sponsor.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 14, 2023

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

This week, we have lots of federal news. First, something that didn’t happen. Then, something that did happen. Finally, something that might happen. But we also have some state news – a rundown of new ballot initiatives. And finally, the cannabis industry is getting into the holiday spirit.Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 9, 2022

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

This week, we have updates on Delaware, Ohio and South Carolina – three very different states grappling with legalization in three very different ways.  We have some federal news as well.  No, the SAFE Act is not law!  This development involves
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: May 20, 2022

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

New Hampshire’s Senate decided against legalizing.  Virginia will not be recriminalizing possession.  Ohio’s having some difficulties with its ballot initiative.  On the federal level, cannabis banking may be part of the COMPETES Act.  And finally, could you pick up some marijuana
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: May 6, 2022

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

We’ve got several updates to share, starting with Senator Chuck Schumer’s plans to legalize cannabis at the federal level.  Then, we look at the latest news from Virginia, South Carolina and Ohio.  To round out our “serious” news coverage, there’s more
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 18, 2022

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

The SAFE Act rises like the phoenix once again.  An Ohio initiative heads to the legislature.  Idaho legalizes hemp.  Illinois has more licensing problems.  And finally, if you’re a woman who likes hemp drinks, Pepsi has a new product just for
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 4, 2022

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

Mississippi continues its march (crawl?) towards legalizing medical marijuana.  Ohio legalization advocates collect more signatures.  A new governor in Virginia may mean changes in the state’s cannabis program.  Could hemp help in the fight against COVID?  And finally, marijuana makes its
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 21, 2022

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