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

The House of Representatives passed this year’s version of the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment.  Senator Mitch McConnell expressed his opposition to protections for the cannabis industry.  The World Health Organization’s recommendations on rescheduling cannabis met some opposition at the United Nations. The European
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: August 7, 2020

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

We’ve got a wide range of news this week.  Members of the Cannabis Caucus asked for consideration of cannabis legalization in the policing reform bill.  Nevada is issuing pardons for marijuana offenses.  Minnesota has introduced a legalization bill, and South Dakota
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: June 19, 2020

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

Louisiana is expanding medical marijuana, and the United Nations may reschedule cannabis.  Meanwhile, PetSmart faces a lawsuit over pet CBD.  MedMen has campaign finance problems, and the 9th Circuit looks at taxes.

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The Louisiana legislature passed two cannabis reform bills
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: June 5, 2020

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

Let’s start off this week’s post with some international news.  The World Health Organization is recommending that cannabis should be removed as a controlled substance under international treaties.  The recommendations will come up for a vote in March of this year.
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: February 8, 2019

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

Pot smokers in California are counting down to the New Year’s “toke of midnight.” On Jan. 1, the nation’s most populous state will become the
Continue Reading The Week in Weed: December 29, 2017