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July 7th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura July 09, 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.

Idaho - Backers of a medical marijuana initiative have now submitted the required 20 valid signatures to the Idaho ...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.

Georgia – House Bill 324 went into effect July 1, 2019 to allow up to six private companies to grow medical marijuana in the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia – On July 1, 2019, a trio of medical marijuana bills signed in March 2019 by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam went into ...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 new push to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use is gearing up once again in Arizona. The movement comes after the last ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Minnesota – Starting on July 1, 2019, people with Alzheimer’s disease can register for medical marijuana in Minnesota. Once registered, they’ll be able ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Missouri – On a judge's orders, Missouri officials on July 3, 2019 revealed the names of people and companies who want to apply for the commercial ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey – Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 signed a bill to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, a day after his administration ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – The state’s health department has declared that registered patients from other states with medical marijuana programs cannot buy ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota – Legalize ND, the group promoting the legalization of recreational marijuana in North Dakota, has released its new version of a ballot measure they ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Ohio – Ohio appears to be on the verge of allowing patients to buy medicinal marijuana to treat autism, even as researchers who conducted the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – As of July 1, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority says 151,479 patient, 1,223 caregiver and 6,118 business applications have been ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – A Pennsylvania-based medical marijuana grower/processor has received a cease-and-desist order after a surprise inspection found ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

West Virginia – The ability to grow your own medical marijuana as a registered patient may be coming to West Virginia. The first day of legal sale of 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.

California – The California Legislature gave the final go-ahead to a budget trailer bill that will, among other things, extend the lifespan of provisional...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – The list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana in the state of Illinois has expanded after the General Assembly passed ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – Proposed regulations in regarding marijuana business opportunities in social consumption lounges and home delivery are on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – New emergency rules announced on July 3, 2019 by Michigan's Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) intend to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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