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December 24th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura December 24, 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:

Dry States

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

Indiana – Sen. Karen Tallian filed two cannabis-related bills on December 19, 2018.  One bill would create ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

CBD Program

The following states introduced legislation to allow qualified patients to possess and consume cannabidiol, a marijuana derivative. 

Iowa – New medical conditions are on their way to being approved as a qualifying conditions for the state’s ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

South Carolina – On December 18, 2018, South Carolina lawmakers pre-filed four marijuana-related bills ...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 – The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has again delayed the announcement of dispensary ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – On December 19, 2018, the 1st District Court of Appeal agreed to put a hold on Leon County Circuit ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – On December 18, 2018, The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission ruled that a licensed ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Missouri – The Department of Health and Senior Serrvices has named Republican Rep. Lyndall Fraker as ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – The state announced six additional Alternative Treatment Centers to grow and sell medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – New Mexico’s largest medical cannabis producer, Ultra Health, is suing the state health department ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New York – On December 17,2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo called on New York state to legalize recreational ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota – Republican State Rep. Steve Vetter has drafted a bill that proposes to only require doctors ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Ohio The state granted final approval to operate to its first medical marijuana testing laboratory, North ...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 – On December 20, 2018, the Marijuana Control Board voted in favor of rules allowing retail marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

California – Phase three of California’s testing regulations, written in section 5715 of the Bureau of Cannabis Control’s ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maine – A new medical marijuana law took effect last week which will allow medical marijuana businesses ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Michigan – Bills that would ease the application process for medical marijuana businesses seeking operating ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oregon – On December 20, 2018, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) adopted changes in the rules ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington – On December 19, 2018, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board finalized new regulations which ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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