recreational marijuana

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at legalized marijuana.  And what a week it was!  From California’s legalization of recreational pot to the rescinding of the Cole Memorandum, this has been a roller coaster ride for the industry.

Let’s start with California’s legalization:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Monday becomes the nation’s largest state to offer legal recreational marijuana sales.

For the Bay Area’s cannabis community, legalization means reckoning with capitalism never imagined in Haight-Ashbury’s “turn on, tune in, drop out”  ethos of the late ’60s.

Continue Reading The Week in Weed: January 5, 2018

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

The city’s lawmakers are legitimizing and regulating marijuana businesses before the state fully legalizes recreational marijuana use in January 2018.


Continue Reading The Week in Weed: September 29, 2017

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

Recreational marijuana becomes legal to buy Saturday in Nevada, but that doesn’t mean anything goes in the place where
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 7, 2017

Seyfarth Synopsis: California lawmakers are struggling to implement the regulations necessary to govern the sale of recreational marijuana, which is causing much uncertainty among businesses and local governments.

California voters passed the Adult Use Marijuana Act (“AUMA”) in November, but State officials are still struggling to figure out exactly how they will regulate the sale of marijuana for recreational use.
Continue Reading Lack Of California Regulations Sparks Continued Uncertainty For Sale Of Recreational Marijuana

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

Oklahomans won’t vote until next year on whether to legalize medical marijuana, but a state lawmaker has already introduced legislation that would set the framework if sales of
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 24, 2017

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

Denver officials are working on regulations to open a one-year pilot of bring-your-own marijuana clubs, while state lawmakers are expected to consider measures to allow either
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 17, 2017

Now that Massachusetts has voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, employers that want to maintain drug-free workplaces, the new marijuana law raises a number of questions regarding employer rights and obligations.  In this client alert, we identify a number of issues facing employers in the wake of this new law and offer our initial reactions and insights.

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Continue Reading Management Alert: Recreational Marijuana Use Becomes Legal in Massachusetts: Questions and Answers for Dazed and Confused Employers

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.  And what a week it’s been!

The cannabis industry scored a landslide victory Tuesday as four states legalized recreational marijuana and
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: November 11, 2016