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April 15th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura April 15, 2019

Movement for Marijuana Legalization

As states continue to introduce legislation and initiatives to legalize marijuana and open marijuana business opportunities, the Dispensary Permits team will keep you informed with our Marijuana Weekly Updates. If you missed last week’s updates, you can view them here. Since then, the following legislation has been introduced:

CBD Program

The following states introduced legislation to allow qualified patients to possess and consume cannabidiol, a marijuana derivative.

Mississippi – A 2020 ballot initiative campaign known as Mississippi Medical Marijuana 2020 has already received ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Tennessee –  Tennessee lawmakers have delayed all efforts to legalize medical marijuana until next year, abandoning ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.  

 

Medical Marijuana

The following states introduced legislation to allow qualified patients to possess and consume medical marijuana. 

Arkansas – Earlier last week, lawmakers placed strict guidelines on the advertising of medical marijuana, with ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.  WeeklyUpdatesImageAPRIL15

Connecticut – State legislators advanced Senate Bill 1085, one of three bills to legalize a comprehensive recreational ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – House Bill 1117, filed in late February to legalize recreational marijuana, received neither a hearing nor ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Governor J.B. Pritzker reiterated his desire to legalize recreational marijuana for the state. He told ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission issued a bulletin on April 11, 2019 alerting medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHHS) released a draft of facility license application ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Montana Senate Bill 265, a bill to reform the state’s medical marijuana program, passed the Senate with a 36-14 vote on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey – According to budget documents provided by the New Jersey Department of Health, the anticipated ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New York – The democrat-led New York City Council passed a measure on April 6, 2019 that would ban pre-employment ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – Two bills that would modify who can recommend and issue medical marijuana licenses passed the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – Harvest, an Arizona-based cannabis company recently announced the acquisition of CannaPharmacy, which ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

Recreational Marijuana

The following states introduced legislation to allow individuals 21 years of age and older to possess and consume marijuana. 

California – A California legislative committee shot down a bill which was aimed at overturning the ability for licensed ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Colorado – A Colorado House panel approved House Bills 1230 and 1234, which open business opportunities by allowing ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maine – A consultant was expected to submit a first draft of proposed recreational marijuana program rules to the state ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Michigan – Senate Bill 203, a bill to clarify background check requirements for stakeholders in medical marijuana businesses ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oregon – The Oregon Senate voted against a bill to limit the state’s supply of legal, adult-use marijuana, which may have ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Washington – A bill to allow parents to administer limited forms of marijuana to their children on school property has passed ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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