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June 17th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura June 17, 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.

Alabama –  Governor Kay Ivey signed Senate Bill 236  into law to create a medical marijuana commission that will make ...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.

Arkansas – Just a month after the state’s first medical marijuana dispensaries opened, Arkansas’ new legal cannabis industry is already ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.  WeeklyUpdatesImageJUNE17

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

Florida – Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced on June 10, 2019 a new Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, which she says  ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maryland Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Commission is extending the application period for cultivation and processing licenses because ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced that patients and caregivers who want medical marijuana ID ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – Shortly before a vote on June 10, 2019 on a measure to vastly expand New Jersey’s medical marijuana program known ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – New Mexico proposed new medical marijuana production rules on June 11, 2019. Under the proposal, the Department of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio – The majority of the companies that won medical marijuana dispensary licenses are not up and running yet, and state regulators are ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Pennsylvania – An investigative report published on June 14, 2019 by PennLive reported there were “significant errors and irregularities” in ...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 – Although the California cannabis industry likely won’t see state tax relief anytime soon, at least the excise tax will not ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Colorado – Colorado's marijuana industry has generated more than $1 billion in tax revenue for the state during the five years since ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine – A legislative committee in Maine approved rules that would relax state residency requirements for companies looking ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – After six full months of operations, Massachusetts adult-use marijuana sales continue to rise, with aggregate sales ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – Since the Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensing Board was abolished at the end of April 2019 and responsibilities were ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Nevada – Starting in 2020, Nevada employers cannot refuse to hire a job applicant for failing a marijuana screening test, making it ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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