Welcome again to The Week in Weed, your Friday take a look at what’s taking place on the earth of legalized marijuana. This week, we see hashish corporations submitting a lawsuit over the federal marijuana ban. We verify in on the scenario in Alabama. We put together to bid farewell to Capitol Hill’s longest-serving hashish advocate. We be aware the brand new Home Speaker’s opposition to marijuana legalization. And eventually, we discover a answer to your hashish baking woes.
A group of hashish operators and traders sued Lawyer Normal Merrick Garland late final week, arguing that the federal ban on state-legal operations has no foundation. Lest you suppose that is only a group of crackpots, the group’s lawyer is David Boies, who has been concerned in some landmark litigation over the course of his profession.
Federal criminalization of protected, regulated intrastate hashish authorized in 38 states is unconstitutional—and unfair to small companies
PRNewswire, October 26, 2023
Final week, we reported on the scenario with Alabama medical hashish licenses. We hoped for readability, but it surely’s not clear we acquired any. The Alabama Medical Hashish Fee has determined to rescind the licenses they awarded of their second try and challenge them. The current plan is to challenge licenses in December. Third time’s the attraction, proper?
Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), founding co-chair of the Congressional Hashish Caucus has determined to retire from Congress. The 27-year Consultant introduced he won’t run for re-election in 2024. Tributes poured in from colleagues and plenty of within the hashish business. You’ll be able to learn his press launch here.
New Home Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) then again, is not a supporter of hashish legalization. NORML has given him an F ranking. If you happen to had been considering this was the time for hashish banking reform, it appears as if disappointment awaits as soon as once more.
Seeking to provide some baked items at your subsequent occasion? Fearful you’ll get the dosage incorrect? West Town Bakery in Chicago has acquired you lined. The shop, in partnership with Okay Hashish Dispensaries, has cake mixes with the THC already included. Simply take and bake!
Be effectively and we’ll see you subsequent week!