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April 9th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura April 09, 2018

Movement for Marijuana Legalization

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

 

Medical Marijuana

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

Colorado – House Bill 18-1263, a bill to add autism spectrum disorders to the list...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – House Bill 6049 - a bill to remove the provision that a black farmer must be a...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Hawaii House Bill 2729 passed with amendments in the Senate Ways and...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana – House Bill 579 to add glaucoma, severe muscle spasms, and PTSD as....For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – The House approved a compromise measure that would allow for 20 new...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Montana – The Department of Health and Human Services filed proposed new rules...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – New Mexico's medical cannabis patient count has reached...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – The state's Medical Marijuana Advisory Board is scheduled to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

South Carolina – Former U.S. attorney for South Carolina Bill Nettles is calling for...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – A medical marijuana initiative collected enough signatures to...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.

Connecticut – The state’s Appropriations Committee voted in favor of House Bill...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine – A legislative committee voted to boost the minimum residency requirement for a marijuana business license...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Massachusetts – The Cannabis Control Commission announced that 23 companies....For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – Lawmakers are considering legislatively approving...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oregon – On April 3, 2018, officials in an Oregon county who have tried to restrict commercial marijuana production...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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