Season 7 opens three years after pot-dealing Nancy Botwin has done a stint in federal prison and has been paroled to New York City. She is placed on probation in a halfway house, but fully looking for an opportunity to fire up her canni-business and reunite with the men in her life.
Nancy tries to adjust to life in New York City and gets a surprise when Andy and Shane, whom she thought were in Copenhagen, unexpectedly show up at her door. Elsewhere, Silas attempts to land a job as a model, and Doug pays a visit to an old friend.
Nancy has problems adapting to life and her fellow felons at the halfway house, and her sister Jill (Jennifer Jason Leigh) doesn't help matters when she springs a sudden surprise on her. Meanwhile, Andy and Shane find a place to crash; Silas scores gainful employment as a model; and Doug is offered a dream job on Wall Street.
Nancy seeks gainful employment and sets her sights on a position in the office where Doug has just begun working. Meanwhile, unlucky at love Andy finds himself in a trying romantic entanglement; Shane tries to make the loft more of a home; and Silas tries to talk Nancy into a partnership.
Silas and Nancy's lawyer assist her in getting to California as her custody battle with Jill (Jennifer Jason Leigh) heats up. Meanwhile, Andy's relationship takes an intriguing turn; Shane decides to give it the old college try and enrolls in classes; and Doug is left to fend for himself at his job on Wall Street.
While Doug plays softball with the company team, Nancy deals pot on the sidelines; Andy opens his bike shop while Silas sells pot out of the back room; and a police detective offers Shane an internship.
Nancy's former cellmate (Olga Sosnovska) shows up and complicates things between Nancy and her supplier; Silas and Andy bang heads over how to best utilize the bike shop; and Shane's internship provides him with some surprising lessons.
Nancy and Andy try to put the brakes on Zoya's attempt to take over the bike shop; Silas has an encounter with some local rival dealers; and Doug must do some business with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Nancy, Andy and Silas plot revenge against Emma (Michelle Trachtenberg) after she gives them the business in a business deal. Meanwhile, Doug suffers a financial setback that makes it even more important to keep his hedge fund up and running; and Shane's involvement with the law proves to be more involving than he expected.
Nancy hopes to cash in on some new business opportunities when she tags along with Andy and Doug for a weekend in the East Hamptons. Elsewhere, Silas hopes to reconcile with Emma; and Shane accompanies Det. Ouellette on a drug bust.
Andy turns mediator when Nancy and Silas clash over who's in charge of the business; Shane tries to regain the trust of Det. Ouellette; and Doug tries to throw the Securities and Exchange Commission off the trail of his hedge-fund scam.
In the seventh-season finale, Silas turns the tables on Nancy as Shane tries to keep her out of harm's way and the clutches of Det. Ouellette. Meanwhile, Doug schemes to keep alive his hedge-fund scam.