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February 18th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura February 18, 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:
 

CBD Program

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

Georgia – House Bill 324 was introduced on February 14, 2019 to provide patients who are already allowed to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Kentucky –  A companion bill to House Bill 136, a bill to legalize medical marijuana in the state, was introduced ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Carolina – Senate Bill 58 was reintroduced last week to make it legal to possess up to 3 ounces of marijuana for ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Wisconsin – Governor Tony Evers will propose decriminalizing marijuana in his state budget proposal as part of ...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 council representing 900 Arizona prosecutors has asked the state Supreme Court to uphold a lower ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. WeeklyUpdatesImageFEB18

Florida – On February 12, 2019 the Florida House began moving a bill designed to comply with Governor Ron DeSantis’ demand ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Louisiana – The first legal crop of medical marijuana in Louisiana passed its first round of laboratory testing. WAFB ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maryland– A bill to legalize the use of medical marijuana to treat opioid addiction is being considered by Maryland ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Minnesota – A new House bill introduced by Rep. Heather Edelson would allow the state’s two medical marijuana producers to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Montana – Democratic Sen. Diane Sands has asked the Judiciary Committee to approve her Senate Joint Resolution 11, which ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey After months of negotiations, Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Stephen Sweeney have reached ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Utah – Utah’s biggest health-care provider, Intermountain Healthcare, sent a memo to its network of about 1,500 doctors ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

West Virginia – The House of Delegates voted by a wide bipartisan margin to advance House Bill 2538 to fix the banking issue ...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 – Anchorage-based Credit Union 1, a nonprofit credit union in Alaska, will begin offering financial services ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

California – Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the National Guard has been tasked with eliminating unlicensed ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Colorado – The Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) released its monthly reports for marijuana sales and tax ..For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine – Medical marijuana sales fell in Maine for the second straight year, a decrease that some dispensary owners blame ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – New rules proposed by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs would lower the cost of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Vermont – Senate Bill 54, a bill to tax-and-regulate marijuana sales in the state, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

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