Welcome again to The Week in Weed, your Friday take a look at what’s taking place on the planet of legalized marijuana.
This week, the massive information is that Connecticut started authorized adult-use hashish gross sales. And so did Detroit. We’ve an replace on the Minnesota legalization invoice. And at last, we discovered a narrative a couple of Michigan dispensary that acquired into the vacation spirit of giving with a “Jackets for Joints” program.
Connecticut joined (most of) its New England neighbors in permitting gross sales of hashish for grownup use this week. Gross sales kicked off on Tuesday, January tenth at 10:00 am, and the state’s Division of Shopper Safety introduced first-day gross sales totaled over $250,000. That leaves New Hampshire as the one state and not using a authorized market, from Maine to New Jersey.
Connecticut wasn’t the one jurisdiction to start gross sales in 2023. The Metropolis of Detroit allowed gross sales for grownup use this month additionally. 33 candidates got licenses and additional rounds of licensing are anticipated sooner or later.
As we reported, Minnesota lawmakers launched an adult-use hashish invoice final week. Now the state’s governor is moving into the act. He despatched out a blast e mail, asking supporters to signal a petition urging the legislature to ship the invoice to his desk. Clearly, we’ll be maintaining a tally of this growing story.
We’ve somewhat left-over vacation cheer to unfold this week. Michigan dispensary chain Puff Hashish had a jacket drive final month. Usher in a toddler’s winter jacket to any location, and get a jar of pre-rolls valued at $50. In the event that they run the promotion subsequent yr, a Detroit location can get into the act.
Keep secure and be properly everybody – we’ll see you subsequent week!