Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legal marijuana.
- Google Preparing to Work With the Cannabis Industry? (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 6 July 2016)
It’s not just for Microsoft anymore! Is global technology giant Google the latest major U.S. corporation to kick the tires of the marijuana industry? It could be. Signs suggest the Mountain View, California-based company is exploring the opportunity to work with cannabis businesses.
Under proposal, bars and other businesses could create “consumption areas” — but only with neighborhood backing.
- Massachusetts’ top court OKs marijuana legalization for ballot, but tweak needed (The Cannabist: The Cannabist, 6 July 2016)
The state’s highest court has cleared the way for a question that calls for legalizing recreational marijuana in Massachusetts to appear on the November ballot.
And one more item, just for grins:
- Jamaica Mulls Airport Kiosks for Marijuana Use Licenses (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 6 July 2016)
The Jamaican government is considering installing kiosks at airport arrival halls and seaports for tourists to get a license to buy and consume up to two ounces of marijuana during their stay on the island.