Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

(The Hill: News, 27 July 2017) 

GOP lawmakers stripped an amendment from a bill Wednesday that would have allowed doctors in the Department of Veteran Affairs to recommend medical marijuana to veterans for pain treatment in states where it’s legal.

An 11-year-old girl who suffers from epileptic seizures, former New York Jets player Marvin Washington and an Iraq war veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder are among five plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed this week against the federal government.

Los Angeles’ City Council president wants to establish a municipal bank to serve marijuana businesses, including providing financing.