Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Colorado warms to pot clubs, despite federal uncertainty (SF Gate: Top Stories, 16 February 2017)
Denver officials are working on regulations to open a one-year pilot of bring-your-own marijuana clubs, while state lawmakers are expected to consider measures to allow either marijuana “tasting rooms” run by marijuana dispensaries, or smoke-friendly clubs akin to cigar bars.
- Indiana Senate Approves Restrictive Medical Marijuana Program (High Times: News, 15 February 2017)
Indiana may be well on its way to becoming the next state to legalize a modest medical marijuana program. But make no mistake, it would be one of the most restrictive in the nation.
- Arizona group readies filing for rec cannabis legalization initiative (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 15 February 2017)
The first salvo in the recreational marijuana legalization fight for the next election cycle looks set to be fired Thursday, in Phoenix. Safer Arizona 2018, a grassroots activism group, plans to file paperwork with the secretary of state’s office to place an adult-use cannabis legalization initiative on the 2018 statewide ballot, the organization announced Wednesday.
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