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

The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bipartisan amendment today, 20 to 10, allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients in states where medical marijuana is legal.

Michigan is one of the last “Wild West” medical marijuana markets, but it’s poised to approve a statewide regulatory scheme advocates hope will bring stability to the MMJ industry.

The device would allow police to use a cotton swab to collect saliva from the driver and determine if they’re driving high within minutes.