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August 12th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Ella Young August 12, 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:

 

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The following states do not have any laws allowing for medical or recreational use of marijuana.

Idaho – Idaho officials approved a medical marijuana legalization initiative for signature gathering on August 8, 2019 ...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.

Arizona – A campaign group has released the details of a ballot measure to legalize marijuana in Arizona that would allow people 21 ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Arkansas – As a new feature of the medical marijuana program in Arkansas, beginning on August 12, 2019, Greenlight ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – Democratic state Rep. Shervin Jones from Broward County filed HB 25 into legislation on August 5th 2019, which would decriminalize ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Georgia – Nearly four months after Gov. Brian Kemp signed a law allowing companies to grow and sell medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri – The formal two-week application process for medical cannabis business licenses started last Saturday, August 3, 2019 ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Hampshire – Governor Sununu has vetoed a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana patients to grow their own plants ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – A New Mexico judge has ordered state officials to issue identification cards for the medical marijuana program ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – The end of the litigation over Prop. 2 Is not over yet, The Epilepsy Association of Utah and Together for Responsible Use ...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.

Colorado – An annual update from the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division, reported that 66% of the total pounds of marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington – Washington state regulators lengthened the contract for Leaf Data Systems, the seed-to-sale tracking program ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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