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April 22nd Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Ella Young April 22, 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.

 Alabama – The Senate voted 11-0 to pass Senate Bill 98 to decriminalize marijuana in the state by reducing penalties ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Georgia –  Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has signed Senate Bill 324 into law to allow certain patients to access a low-THC ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Texas –  House Bill 1365 is the first medical marijuana expansion bill to pass out of a committee this legislative session. The bill would ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Wisconsin –  On April 18, 2019, Rep. Melissa Sargent said she will introduce a bill that would legalize marijuana for recreational and medical ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Medical MarijuanaApril 22 MJ Weekly Updates

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

 Arkansas – The BOLD team medical marijuana cultivation facility will harvest its first legal crop of marijuana on April ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Florida – Florida is granting eight more medical marijuana business licenses to applicants who were unsuccessful in the state’s first round ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Louisiana – If no unforeseen circumstances take place, patients could see medical marijuana products available for purchase in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Oklahoma– Two bills dealing with the disposal of medical marijuana and medical marijuana businesses passed floor votes in the Oklahoma House ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Montana The Montana House has endorsed a major reform to Montana’s medical marijuana system. On April 15th, House members voted 68-32 in favor ...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 – Many marijuana cultivator’s temporary business licenses are expiring as the state is not able to review their applications and grant their annual licenses ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Massachusetts – As the Cannabis Control Commission considers changes to the state’s marijuana regulations and lawmakers begin a new legislative session ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Michigan – Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Senate Bill 203 into law which will define an applicant for a medical marijuana or hemp business as someone with a stake of more than ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Oregon – According to a news release, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) plans to review penalties for recreational cannabis businesses and will consider creating harsher penalties ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 Vermont – Brattleboro Savings and Loans, a southern Vermont bank, is taking steps that could make it the first financial institution in the state to lend to the full range ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

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