Welcome back to The Week in Weed; here’s your Friday update on all things cannabis.

Long-term marijuana use is not associated with a raft of physical health problems, according to a new study, with one surprising exception: gum disease.

Ohio appears poised to become the newest state to approve a medical marijuana program, which could create one of the largest MMJ industries in the nation with patient numbers in the hundreds of thousands and annual sales in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

The federal government just softened its stance on a very specific use of medical marijuana.