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February 25th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana

by Faith Fidura February 25, 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.

Virginia – On February 23, 2019, the House and Senate gave final approval to SB 1632, a bill to allow students ...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.

ArizonaHouse Bill 2149 was advanced by the House Committee on Public Safety with a 5-2 vote. If passed into ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.WeeklyUpdatesImageFEB25

Florida – The Senate proposal that would allow patients to smoke medical marijuana is ready to appear before ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Medical marijuana growers in Illinois have formed a political action committee in an attempt to limit ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maryland– Leaders of Maryland's General Assembly created a bipartisan group last week to study legalizing recreational ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Montana – Montana’s House Human Services Committee held an initial hearing on February 21, 2019 for House ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Hampshire – A New Hampshire House committee approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana in the state ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico House Bill 356 to legalize marijuana for the state cleared another House committee on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New York – The New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association (NYMCIA) is urging the Governor to ban home ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota – The first medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is scheduled to open next week ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – House Bill 2612, also known as the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, passed ...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 – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy is planning to introduce legislation to repeal the state boards that regulate ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maine – The state agreed on a three-year, $150,000 contract with Florida-based technology company Franwell ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – Andrew Brisbo, director of the Bureau of Marijuana Regulation (Bureau), has stated that the Bureau ..For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Nevada – Nevada lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal for employers to disqualify a job candidate ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oregon – A state Senate committee will hold a hearing at the end of the month on Senate Bill 639 that would allow cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.


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