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February 11th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura February 11, 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:
 

Dry States

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

Kansas – State lawmakers have introduced a bill to legalize a medical marijuana program. If passed, House Bill 2163 would ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Nebraska – As anticipated, state Sens. Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld filed a proposed constitutional ballot ...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

Alabama – A debate regarding the legalization of medical marijuana took place in the Alabama Legislature on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Georgia –  Senate Bill 10 has been introduced by state lawmakers to decriminalize possession of less than a half ounce of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Tennessee – Sen. Janice Bowling and Rep. Ron Travis, R-Dayton introduced the Tennessee Medical Cannabis Act to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Texas – Multiple bills were introduced last week to expand medical marijuana laws in Texas. Rep. Ron Reynolds and ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Wyoming – Proposed bills that would have legalized medical marijuana in Wyoming died after the House failed to ...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 state formally awarded 32 dispensary licenses to successful applicants on February 5, 2019. You can ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Connecticut – Democratic senators have introduced a bill to legalize marijuana in the state. If passed, the legislation would ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Florida – Second Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers has ruled that the cap on the number of dispensaries an existing operator ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Hawaii – A Hawaii Senate committee approved a bill on February 7, 2019 to legalize marijuana for adults 21 years ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Illinois – Rep. Carol Ammons has introduced a marijuana legalization bill. If passed, House Bill 902 would legalize the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Mississippi – The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus held hearings last week on Rep. Omeria Scott’s proposed Mississippi ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Missouri Missouri officials stated that they have received over $3 million in medical marijuana license application ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Hampshire – State lawmakers held a public hearing for a marijuana legalization bill before the legislature on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Mexico – House Bill 356 to legalize marijuana for the state cleared its first committee on February 9, 2019 ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota – A medical marijuana bill headed for a floor vote in the House would add physician assistants ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Pennsylvania – Democratic state Rep. Jake Wheatley introduced House Bill 50 which would amend the Medical Marijuana ...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. 

Oregon – Senate Bill 582 that would create the possibility of Oregon exporting marijuana to adjacent states ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Vermont – A new House measure introduced, House Bill 196, would allow existing medical marijuana dispensaries ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

 

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