Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Officials In Legal-Weed States Push Back Against Sessions’ Marijuana Criticisms (Huffington Post: Latest News, 17 August 2017)
Alaska and Washington present more evidence that marijuana legalization is working.
- Maine will miss deadline to launch recreational cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 16 August 2017)
Maine officials say the state won’t be able to meet its February deadline to allow recreational marijuana sales.
- Cashless ATMs: An imperfect solution to legal pot’s bank problem (SourceMedia: American Banker, 14 August 2017)
The machine is among the more commonly pitched solutions for high-risk merchants that can’t normally handle payment cards because banks won’t partner with them. But for dispensaries, they can be a hassle.
And finally, it takes a village to decide on whether marijuana shops should operate in Snowmass.
- Ski village seeks input on whether they should open weed shops (The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 16 August 2017)
Snowmass town council members are seeking input on whether the Colorado ski town should allow marijuana stores in the village.
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