Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
- Denver starts work on allowing pot in public, a first in US (SF Gate: Top Stories, 18 January 2017)
DENVER (AP) — Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries.
- The mistake most states made when legalizing marijuana (Washington Post: National, 18 January 2017)
Cannabis users may cheer this news, but it heralds the start of an enduring headache for states.
And, since it’s Inauguration Day, of course we’re including an article about the incoming adminstration.
- Trump, Sessions + the future of the cannabis industry: Q&A with Steph Sherer (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 19 January 2017)
By John Schroyer – Steph Sherer has a good read on the pulse of cannabis politics, having spent years in Washington DC lobbying on behalf of medical marijuana patients and fighting for national MJ reform as executive director of Americans for Safe Access.
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