Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at the world of legalized marijuana.
NFLPA plans to explore whether marijuana is safer alternative to opiates (NBC Sports: 3 March, 2017)
As society continues to wrestle with the acceptability, or not, of marijuana, the NFL and NFL Players Association try to strike a proper balance regarding the permissibility of the substance.
- Israeli Cabinet Approves Proposal to Decriminalize Marijuana (Drug Policy Alliance: News, 8 March 2017)
On Sunday, Israel took a big step toward decriminalizing adult marijuana use. The Israeli Cabinet approved a proposal that would replace criminal penalties with fines for people who are caught using marijuana in public.
- Crucial Los Angeles marijuana ballot measure passes easily (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 8 March 2017)
The Los Angeles marijuana industry took a big step toward legal legitimacy Tuesday with the passage of Proposition M, a city ballot measure that sets the stage for a new municipal permitting system.
- Alaska officials to take another look at public cannabis consumption (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 8 March 2017)
The Alaska Marijuana Control Board voted 4-1 to revive a proposal to allow and regulate on-site cannabis consumption at cannabis retail stores.
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