Welcome back to The Year In Weed, our annual roundup of cannabis-related stories.  As usual, we’ll adopt Dave Barry’s Year in Review format and look at stories month by month.  Last year, I hoped 2022 would provide some answers to the questions of 2021 and predicted we’d spend much of the year discussing ballot initiatives. Was I right? Well, you tell me…

Continue Reading The Year in Weed: 2022 Edition

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

This week, we note that SAFE banking did not make it into the omnibus appropriations bill, which should come as a surprise to no one. President Biden should be on the lookout for a bipartisan letter asking him to de-schedule cannabis. Florida issued a lot of medical marijuana licenses. And finally, is your holiday destination cannabis-friendly?

Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 23, 2022

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

Congress removed marijuana banking from the COMPETES Act.  In other federal news, a House Appropriations committee passed a cannabis-friendly amendment to a DOJ funding bill.  Meanwhile, in Nebraska, signature collecting continues for a ballot initiative.  Turning our attention abroad, Switzerland considers
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: July 1, 2022

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

The SAFE Banking Act passes the House – again.  A bill to allow veterans access to medical cannabis gains interest.  Marijuana legalization polls favorably.  Idaho is (again) in the news.  And finally, if you’re looking for cannabis-themed license plates, Colorado has
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 23, 2021