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August 27th Marijuana Weekly Update: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura August 27, 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: 


Medical Marijuana

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

Florida – Nikki Fried, a Democrat running for agriculture commissioner in Florida, describes ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. WeeklyUpdatesImageAUGUST27

Louisiana – A state official announced that the state may increase the limit on the number of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – A New Mexico medical marijuana producer with dispensaries in Las Cruces and ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Ohio – Hocking College, an Ohio technical college, will now offer a Cannabis Laboratory ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – MJ Freeway, the software company which tracks the state’s medical cannabis commerce, ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Wisconsin – In the newest Marquette Law poll, 61 percent of registered voters in Wisconsin are ...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.

Alaska – The state’s Marijuana Control Board published proposed changes to regulations allowing cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

California – A fourth recall concerning marijuana products since new testing regulations went into ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Colorado – Effective on August 1st, Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division is requiring pesticide testing ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – On August 23rd, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission approved licenses for ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Nevada – A proposed law for the 2019 Nevada Legislature would create a state-chartered bank where ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Federal – The Drug Enforcement Administration took steps to increase the amount of cannabis that can ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

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