This Week In Review: Top Cannabis News - 8/21-8/26/17
Colorado Gov Responds To Sessions Marijuana Letter Questioning State’s Regulatory Regime
Colorado’s marijuana regulatory system is a model for other states, and the fledgling program could become even more robust with the federal government’s support, the state’s governor and top law enforcement officer said in a letter sent Thursday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Read More.
Nevada's Marijuana Sales Down, Product Suffering As Program 'Limps Along'
Since Nevada's recreational marijuana program launched in July, sales have dropped 20 to 30 percent as dispensaries struggle to meet the swell in demand, according to a report last week from the Nevada Department of Taxation. Read More.
Philly-Area Law Firms Bullish On Cannabis Despite Grave Legal Risks
Lawyers going into the marijuana business face potential arrest, disbarment, and even imprisonment. But they’re gambling that the smoke will clear, and the federal government will eventually legalize cannabis. Read More.
FDA Declares CBD ‘Beneficial,’ Wants Your Input ASAP
The United Nations is trying to figure out how to categorize cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive and medically beneficial cannabinoid contained in cannabis. And UN officials, through the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), are asking for your help. Read More.
10 States Most Likely To Pass Recreational Marijuana Next
Every week's there's a new story about how well recreational marijuana legalization has helped states such as Colorado, Washington and Oregon. And now several other states, such as California, Nevada and Massachusetts, have jumped on the train to reap the benefits of legalization. As the trend continues of states generating success from cannabis, where could we see future expansion of recreational use? Here's a list of 10 states most likely to pass recreational marijuana next. Read More.