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Spain and Portugal: Cannabis on the Iberian Peninsula

The cannabis market on the Iberian Peninsula is alive and well…and getting better, albeit slowly. I just returned from a fabulous trip to Portugal and Spain. It was wonderful to easily find several cannabis shops in both countries. It wasn’t that surprising as I was in Italy a few years ago and found  cannabis shops […]

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Weed Week in Review June 25, 2021

The latest on Delta-10 THC, cannabis now legal in Connecticut, Marijuana testing at work, and a university program in Cannabis Education.

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Weed Week in Review June 18, 2021

This Week in Weed: Lots of twists and turns along the path of cannabis legalization, along with Myths of Cannabis, including cannabis and sleep problems.

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Weed Week in Review June 11, 2021

Cannabis legalization moves forward in Connecticut, Delta-8 regulation talk, enforcement against the black market continues, NFL researches cannabis and pain management, and the marijuana etiquette.

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Weed Week in Review June 4, 2021

Biden blocks cannabis sales in D.C.; CBD ice cream?; Why no weed emoji?; Amazon stops testing workers for marijuana use; Drug-sniffing dogs retiring; Wisconsin blocks medical marijuana while Louisiana expands; Montana legalizes adult use; High barriers to entry for CA grow market; and a federal study finds no increase in teen cannabis use after legalization

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Weed Week in Review May 28,2021

Positive marijuana tests are up; DOJ resists federal decriminalization even while legalization has been lucrative for states; the state of Texas’ medical marijuana expansion debate.

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Weed Week in Review May 21, 2021

Marijuana use OK with COVID vaccine; conservative states moving on medical marijuana; NJ city petitions to overturn “No Cannabis” ordinance; edibles don’t work for everyone; Cannabis beer; NM seeks to expand grow limits; Cannabis in Africa.

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Weed Week in Review May 14, 2021

Are cannabis plants too fragrant? Illinois fails on minority equity in weed licensing; Legalization: Mississippi snags, Louisiana moves forward, Philadelphia restricts pre-employment testing; Republicans file bill for federal legalization.

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How State Dispensary Rules Continue the Stigma of Weed

Cannabis has been mired in a miasma of stigma for the past 100 years. In the US, the stigma was created by the government and then embraced and perpetuated by the media beginning in the 1920s. In the 1930s, people who consumed our favorite plant were depicted as depraved, wild and barely in control. Or […]

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Weed Week in Review April 30, 2021

The week in weed: This week we’ve got a mish-mash of stories. States are beginning to really recognize that marijuana arrests have been mostly racially driven. I don’t know if a pardon is as good as expungement, but it’s a start on a road that should have been traveled decades ago. States are also beginning […]

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Weed Week in Review April 23, 2021

This week in weed, we passed 4-20 for another year. The 50th Hash Bash was held in Ann Arbor. And at the same time, we’ve got legislators who want to tax cannabis on the basis of how much THC it has in it. Bad idea. Until we tax liquor the same way, what difference does […]

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Weed Week in Review April 16, 2021

LEGALIZATION! It’s happening! In the week before our national holiday, “4-20” it’s time to take a quick look at legalization across the USofA. It’s happening,,,but with some sad exceptions. A majority of the citizens in our country live in an adult-use legal state. In the last 2 weeks, New Mexico, Virginia and New York have […]

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Weed Week in Review April 9, 2021

OK! One week away from 420…OK, a bit less than a week!!! More and more states are legalizing adult use. Some unexpected states are considering medical marijuana. Where weed is legalized, medical or adult use, more tax money is flowing into the state coffers. The states are legalizing, but how about the US? This week, […]

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Weed Week in Review April 2, 2021

Hard to believe that we’re already 1/4 of the way through 2021!!! This week, Weed Week in Review congratulates two states for legalizing adult use cannabis!!!! Both New Mexico and New York have legalized adult-use cannabis. In New Mexico, it took a special session of the legislature and in New York, it just took a […]

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