Welcome back to Higher Law, our weekly briefing on all things cannabis. I’m Cheryl Miller, reporting for Law.com from Sacramento, ground zero for a brewing fight between California and its cities and counties over who should control marijuana licensing. More on that state-local battle, which may play out in other states soon, below.

Also this week, Attorney General William Barr went to Capitol Hill and said some interesting things about cannabis regulations. And New York City waded into the weed-in-the-workplace dilemma.