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, the House of Representatives moves closer to voting on the MORE Act.  Meanwhile, in the Senate, a bill on cannabis research makes its way through the process.  In state news, New Jersey’s dispensary licenses and sales bring controversy.  On
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: April 1, 2022

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

State legalization bills are the topic of the week.  We return to South Dakota to see how a legalization bill is progressing (or not).  Maryland also has a legalization bill moving through its legislature.  Virginia’s bill on adult-use sales seems to
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: March 4, 2022

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

Possibly the biggest news this week was the first ever Congressional hearing on cannabis banking.  From the hearing’s webpage, you can watch the hearing, read the committee’s memorandum and read the witnesses’ prepared statements.   The committee memorandum has a great
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 15, 2019