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August 20th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura August 20, 2018

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. 

Texas – The Foundation for an Informed Texas (FIT) extends an educational program for … 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 – Arkansas selected Boston-based Public Consulting Group to grade the 200-plus ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana – Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain, whose agency regulates the state’s marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – A group of Michigan lawmakers are asking Governor Rick Snyder to prevent ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri – Springfield attorney Brad Bradshaw, a man backing one of the three ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

North Dakota – The recreational marijuana initiative led by campaign group Legalize ND ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio – State regulators have issued provisional licenses to two additional cannabis ...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 – California lawmakers decided against Senate Bill 930, which would have ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Massachusetts – Massachusetts’ new recreational marijuana law requires efforts to ensure diversity, but ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Federal – Constellation Brands is investing $4 billion to boost its stake in cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.
 

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