Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
This week, we find many people would like to get into the cannabis business in New York. Legal sales begin in Vermont. Marijuana legalization is popular in Kentucky. And finally, the police are throwing a pot party in Maryland.
President Biden announced yesterday that he will pardon all person in federal prison for simple marijuana possession. In addition, he is calling on all state governors to do the same for those in state or local facilities. Finally, he is calling on the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Attorney General to reschedule cannabis.