Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
Cannabis Industry Market Map: 60+ Companies Across CPG, Payments, Analytics, Compliance, And More (CB Insights, 31 January 2017)
Startups are finding new ways to tailor technologies specifically to cannabis businesses.
- Reading green tea leaves on Judge Gorsuch and marijuana law (Justia: Health Care Law Blawgs, 1 February 2017)
A couple of marijuana reform supporters already have a couple of commentaries flagging some decisions of new SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch concerning marijuana: From Tom Angell here, “Trump’s Supreme Court Pick On Marijuana”; from Heavy.com here, “Neil Gorsuch & Marijuana: What Are His Views on Legalization?”
- Legalized Marijuana Takes Hold in Maine (Insurance Journal: News, 1 February 2017)
The first tangible results of state voters’ decision to legalize marijuana are being felt as possession and home growth of marijuana becomes legal in Maine. Voters narrowly passed the ballot question in November, and the waiting period between the vote and legalization has expired.