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June 3rd Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura June 03, 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 –  A substitute version of Senate Bill 236 passed out of a House committee and the House floor is expected ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Iowa – In response to Governor Kim Reynolds’ veto of the medical marijuana expansion bill, House File 732, a group of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

TexasHouse Bill 3703, a bill to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, successfully passed out of the state legislature ...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 – It was a big week for Arizona’s medical marijuana program. The Arizona Supreme Court unanimously ruled that ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Arkansas – Arkansas medical marijuana sales top $353,000 from just two dispensaries, outpacing initial Ohio ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Connecticut – State lawmakers don’t believe they’ll be able to work out the details of a marijuana legalization bill before ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Illinois lawmakers have passed Senate Bill 7 to legalize marijuana. The bill now awaits a signature from Governor J.B.  ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana On May 29, 2019, two bills focused on the legalization of marijuana, House Bill 509 and House Bill 564, were killed in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Minnesota – Measures to expand the state’s troubled medical marijuana program were included in the compromise Health and Human ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – The New Jersey Senate voted 33-4 on May 30, 2019 to advance a bill, with amendments, that would boost ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

North Dakota – Lawmakers in North Dakota have moved to study the implications of recreational cannabis legalization ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – The Oklahoma Legislature passed a bill that will prevent local municipalities from prohibiting medical cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Utah – According to draft rules for Utah’s new medical marijuana program, the state plans to charge a $10,000 application fee ...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 – California legislators have advanced Assembly Bill 1356, a bill that would increase the number of marijuana retail ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Colorado – Governor Jared Polis has signed House Bill 1234 into law which allows home delivery of marijuana. Starting next year ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine – The Office of Marijuana Policy (OMP) held a public hearing to gather input on the draft rules that will govern the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Massachusetts – The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission greenlighted the first large-scale acquisition under its ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – State officials will accept applications for recreational marijuana businesses as early as September 2019. Andrew Brisbo ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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