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February 4th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura February 04, 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 – Two bills are currently being drafted by state lawmakers to legalize a medical marijuana program...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.

Tennessee – Three new marijuana-related measures were introduced last week. SB 260/HB 234 would permit ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Wyoming –  House Bill 278 has been introduced in the state Legislature to legalize a medical marijuana ...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 – On January 30, 2019, Toronto-based Green Growth Brands, Inc. announced the acquisition ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Florida – In response to Governor Ron DeSantis’ request to end the ban on smoking medical cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Connecticut – On January 17, 2019, more than a quarter of the members of the state House of Representatives ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Florida – On January 17, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis asked the State Legislature to end a ban on smokable ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Hawaii – On January 31, 2019, Hawaii legislators held a hearing for Senate Bill 686, a bill introduced ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Illinois – State lawmakers held a public hearing on January 28, 2019 regarding the legalization of recreational ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Minnesota – State lawmakers have introduced a marijuana legalization bill. If passed, Senate Bill 619 would legalize ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Missouri The Missouri Cannabis Industry Association announced it will hold a cannabis business seminar ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – Ultra Health, a vertically integrated medical marijuana operator in New Mexico, is suing the state ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota – The North Dakota Department of Health (department) is accepting applications for medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – The Peak Dispensary, a medical marijuana dispensary in Edmond, Oklahoma, was burglarized on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Pennsylvania – The state Medical Marijuana Advisory Board voted to add anxiety and Tourette syndrome as ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

West Virginia – On January 31, 2019, the House Banking and Insurance Committee passed an edited version of ...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.

California – The state legislature is considering passing a bill that would temporarily grant a tax break to legal ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine – The state has released a new request for proposals for a consultant to assist with the drafting of  ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oregon – On January 30, 2019 the Secretary of State audit was released, which took a comprehensive look ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Vermont – Attorney General TJ Donovan voiced support for legislation that would establish a regulated market ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

  

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