Weed in Review: 12.8.17

Weed in Review: Friday, December 8, 2017

House Votes to Extend Critical Medical Marijuana Protections Through December 22

Los Angeles Is Set To Become The Largest U.S. City With Legal Marijuana

Veterinarians Want Permission to Research Cannabis for Pets

‘Cannabis Clubs’ Considered By Massachusetts Lawmakers

Longtime Washington state medical marijuana activist dies: JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state who went to sometimes difficult lengths to obtain the drug for the patients she served, has died at age 74.

Young Woman Breaks Barriers in Cannabis Industry: Hope Wiseman, a 25-year-old businesswoman and dancer, is breaking boundaries as the youngest Black woman to own a cannabis dispensary in the United States. Her dispensary, Mary and Main, is slated to open in the early part of 2018 in Capitol Heights, Md.

Nova Scotia plans to sell recreational cannabis in government-run alcohol stores

San Francisco Chronicle’s GreenState Announces 2018 Cannabis Awards: Winners in the Best categories include WeedmapscraftSteep Hill, and the Garden Society. Excellence recipients include MeadowAbsoluteXtractsBloom Farms, and Jane West Collection.

US Tried Decriminalizing Pot Before. Here’s Why It Didn’t Work

Video shows Jeff Sessions calling DOJ intern ‘Dr. Whatever Your Name Is’ during testy exchange on marijuana

UC Berkeley to highlight cannabis research

Our favorite news sources:

The Cannabist

High Times

Merry Jane

Vice Marijuana