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The Week in Weed: May 19, 2023

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The Week in Weed: May 19, 2023


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

As The Blunt Truth goes to press (goes to blog?), Minnesota lawmakers are preparing to vote on a legalization bill. After the House and Senate passed two different versions of the bill, a conference committee drafted a compromise bill, which now must pass the two chambers before heading to the Governor. All signs look favorable for passage.

MINNESOTA

This week, the big news comes from Minnesota, where legislators are rushing to pass a legalization bill before time runs out on the legislative session. In New Hampshire, Governor Sununu appears to be re-thinking his opposition to cannabis. Meanwhile, in Florida, a familiar pattern seems to be playing out around a legalization ballot initiative. And finally, could marijuana be coming to the U.S. Botanic Gardens?

NEW HAMPSHIRE

The old adage “never say never” was proved true this week, as Governor Chris Sununu (R-NH) announced that he thinks legalization of cannabis is inevitable. Long an…



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