Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- FDA Is Asking for Public Comments about CBD (High TImes: News, 30 August 2017)
The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently soliciting public comments about the therapeutic benefits and abuse liability of various controlled substances, including cannabidiol (CBD).
- Anti-legalization group urges feds to “systematically shut down” cannabis industry (The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 30 August 2017)
On the fourth anniversary of the Cole Memo, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) announced it had sent a report to Attorney General Jeff Sessions detailing how legal states have failed to live up to the responsibilities of the memo.
- Maryland MMJ licensee faces federal discrimination suit (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 30 August 2017)
The owner of a recently licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Maryland is under federal investigation for workplace discrimination stemming from a previous business, a situation the state’s embattled medical marijuana commission had no knowledge of.
And in case you were wondering what Joe Montana has been doing since hanging up his cleats:
- Cannabis content site raises $4.1 million with NFL legend’s help (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 30 August 2017)
Marijuana content website Herb has raised $4.1 million in seed funding from a group of investors that includes Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana.