Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. And what a week it’s been!
- An $8 billion night: 7 states legalize medical, recreational cannabis in historic election
(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 9 November 2016)
The cannabis industry scored a landslide victory Tuesday as four states legalized recreational marijuana and another three approved medical use, cementing the 2016 election’s place in the history books.
- Responding to election results, NFL Players Association moving forward on studying marijuana for pain relief
(Justia: Health Care Law Blawgs, 10 November 2016)
As many like to say, elections have consequences. And this new Washington Post article highlights one really interesting and surprisingly quick consequence of all the marijuana election results.
- More States Legalize Marijuana, But Will President Trump Allow It?
(Forbes: Healthcare, 10 November 2016)
Four more states legalize recreational marijuana, but it could be moot if newly elected President Trump rolls back the Cole Memorandum, or if Trump appoints either Chris Christie or Rudy Giuliani as attorney general.
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