Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- L.A. Approves Marijuana Rules for Recreational Dispensaries
(Newsweek: All News, 26 September 2017)
The city’s lawmakers are legitimizing and regulating marijuana businesses before the state fully legalizes recreational marijuana use in January 2018.
- Third major Texas county reduces penalties for marijuana possession
(The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 27 September 2017)
Authorities in Bexar County, Texas, which includes San Antonio, are seeking to have misdemeanor offenders found with marijuana receive a citation, not jail.
- Acting DEA chief Rosenberg is stepping down
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 26 September 2017)
Chuck Rosenberg, who has been the acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration since 2015, said Tuesday he’ll be leaving the job. That means President Donald Trump will get to appoint a successor.
And finally, if you’re thinking that brick and mortar sales are a bit old-fashioned, Maine is way ahead of you. My question: can you get fries with that?
- Maine Might Legalize Drive-Through and Internet Cannabis Sales
(Entrepreneur: Latest, 26 September 2017)
Where the winters are very long, the law might allow for the legal purchase of marijuana without leaving home, or at least your car.
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