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

(Insurance Journal: News, 23 August 2017)

Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver’s elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places may mean the city gets few takers for the new licenses.

(The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 23 August 2017)

A bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter Wednesday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressing concern about a reported move by the Justice Department to halt marijuana research.

(Marijuana Business Daily: News, 22 August 2017)

It won’t be easy to top the landslide 2016 electoral victories for marijuana, but advocates are looking to make serious headway across the country once again on statewide ballots next year.

Finally, if you were wondering what Snoop Dogg’s venture capital firm has been up to lately, wonder no more:

(High TImes: News, 22 August 2017)

Interested in the firm’s business model and its early investments in successful companies like Eaze, Merry Jane and LeafLink, Benzinga decided to reach out to its four founders, Karan Wadhera, Evan Eneman, Ted Chung and Calvin Broadus—AKA Snoop Dogg—and asked them to walk us through it all.