Welcome again to The Week in Weed, your Friday have a look at what’s occurring on the earth of legalized marijuana.
This week, we noticed some federal exercise on medical marijuana for veterans. Now we have an replace on these SAFE Banking talks. Twitter will now enable hashish adverts. And eventually, marijuana has come to merchandising machines.
MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR VETS
May veterans affected by PTSD or continual ache be capable to use hashish to alleviate their signs? Members of each events and each chambers of Congress are prepared to permit research into the thought. A Senate bill sponsored by Jon Tester (D-MT) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and a Home bill sponsored by Lou Correa (D-CA) and Jack Bergman (R-MI) would direct the Division of Veterans Affairs to launch complete analysis, together with scientific trials, into the effectiveness of medical marijuana to deal with medical circumstances, in addition to different high quality of life points.
I’m honored to have Congressman Bergman, Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jon Tester, and Senator Dan Sullivan be part of me in taking motion to assist veterans in want of medical hashish and opioid alternate options.
Lou Correa, introducing the invoice
Final week, we reported that Senate Majority Chief Chuck Schumer (D-NY) met with a gaggle of Democratic Senators to debate the prospects of passing hashish banking laws on this Congress. This week, he sat down with some Republicans to discover a means ahead on reform measures. All three, Sens. Steve Daines (R-MT), Rand Paul (R-KY) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK), have been cosponsors of final Congress’ SAFE Banking invoice.
Twitter will now enable promoting of state-legal hashish merchandise. The corporate is the primary social media platform to allow such ads, and so they include many restrictions on kind of content material. Will this promoting result in a extra mellow Twitter expertise? Something’s attainable…
Michigan bought its first cannabis vending machine earlier this week. If you already know what you need, you’ll be able to step proper up and make your buy. Budtenders are nonetheless obtainable, should you want a bit extra steerage.
Keep secure and be effectively everybody – we’ll see you subsequent week!