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

The Democratic candidates hoping to take on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner next year gathered on a debate stage Wednesday for the second time in 12 hours, when most of them agreed they would support legalizing marijuana in Illinois.

During testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he supports “more competition” in cannabis research but that he isn’t inclined to grant permits to everyone who applied for permission to study the plant.

Henderson, Nevada, near Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across the state.

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