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June 10th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura June 10, 2019

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

Alabama –  Alabama lawmakers voted to pass a bill to create a medical marijuana commission that will make recommendations ...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 – Senate Bill 1494 was passed into law on June 7, 2019. The bill will extend patient card validity, establish testing for ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Arkansas – Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control, which oversees medical marijuana sales and cultivation in the state, is ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Connecticut – A board of physicians recommended five new qualifying conditions for medical marijuana at the Department of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Delaware – A bill to legalize marijuana in Delaware cleared its first legislative hurdle Wednesday June 5th 2019, with the House  ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Florida As court battles continue about whether the state is properly carrying out a 2016 constitutional amendment that ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. WeeklyUpdatesImageJUNE10

Louisiana – The Louisiana House voted 82-0 to allow medical marijuana patients to inhale cannabis on June 5 2019, sending ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Minnesota – Minnesota’s two medical marijuana companies lost a combined $2.4 million in 2018, adding to years of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Mississippi – Medical marijuana advocates are getting closer to the number of signatures required to get the issue on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Missouri – On June 4, 2019 the Department of Health and Senior Services released the Medical Marijuana Registry (MMR) sample application ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey – New Jersey has released a Request for Applications for 108 additional Alternative Treatment Centers. The ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Mexico – New Mexico is expanding its medical cannabis program to include people suffering from adverse ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

North Dakota – According to the Bismarck Tribune, the state will make medical cards accessible through mobile devices and ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – Medical marijuana businesses will start experiencing random visits from state officials. The businesses were given ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Pennsylvania – Lt. Gov. John Fetterman spent about three months road-tripping across Pennsylvania to hear how ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Utah – The state is now accepting applications for medical cannabis cultivation licenses. The Department of Agriculture released ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

West Virginia – Five financial institutions submitted bids to provide banking services for West Virginia’s medical cannabis ...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 – Planet 13, the Nevada cannabis company that operates what it calls the world’s largest dispensary, is entering ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Colorado – Last week, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed House Bill 19-1230 into law, a measure allowing businesses ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maine – The state’s Office of Marijuana Policy announced on June 5th 2019 that it has provisionally adopted rules ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Washington – Washington state regulators advised cannabis businesses to follow regulations of providing restrictions and ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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