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January 28th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura January 28, 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.

Nebraska – A hearing was held for LB 110, otherwise known as the Medical Cannabis Act, on January ...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. 

Florida – According to Forbes, Governor Ron DeSantis' announcement to drop his predecessor’s appeal ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. WeeklyUpdatesImageJAN28

Missouri – Almost identical bills introduced by Rep. Barbara Washington and Sen. Kiki Curls would give ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey: On January 23, 2019, Governor Phil Murphy announced the addition of opioid addiction as ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Mexico – On January 24, 2019, state Rep. Javier Martínez introduced House Bill 356 to legalize recreational ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oklahoma – Sen. Lonnie Paxton introduced Senate Bill 1030 to alter the state’s medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – Lt. Governor John Fetterman will launch a statewide listening tour to hear from Pennsylvania ...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 – Newly inaugurated Governor Mike Dunleavy has selected former Fairbanks City Councilwoman ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Colorado – House Bill 19-1028, a bill to allow autism to be treated with medical marijuana, was approved by ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maine – State officials announced on January 25, 2019 that they have rescinded a Los Angeles consultant's ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Michigan – Some companies are embracing a new business model under which they sell products such ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Washington – Washington state will consider allowing small cannabis farmers to sell directly to consumers ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

 

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