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May 13th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura May 13, 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 – The Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee passed LB 110 to legalize medical marijuana on ...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.

Alabama – The Alabama Senate approved SB 236, a medical marijuana legalization bill, with a 17 - 6 vote. Now the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Texas –  Two medical marijuana expansion bills passed out of the House last week. HB 1365 would broaden the state’s ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Wisconsin – The Wisconsin Legislature’s joint finance committee voted 11-4  on May 9, 2019 to reject Governor Tony Evers’ ...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 – The Arizona House caucus unanimously passed SB 1494 on April 30, 2019, which would require the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Arkansas – Doctor’s Orders RX and Green Springs Medical, both dispensaries of Hot Springs, Arkansas, have received final ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Florida – Curaleaf and Surterra Wellness filed complaints to the state, alleging that Trulieve has an unfair competitive ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Illinois – Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker stated on May 4, 2019 that he's reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana – Medical marijuana products won’t be available as soon as the mid-May deadline demanded by pharmacists and ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) announced in a press release on May 10, 2019 that ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum signed HB 1050 into law on May 9, 2019, decriminalizing marijuana in North Dakota. Criminal ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Ohio – An Ohio state medical board committee has recommended the state add anxiety and autism to the list of qualifying ...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 Newsom administration is sharply scaling back what California expects to collect in cannabis tax revenue ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Colorado – Colorado lawmakers have approved several marijuana bills that are now waiting for the governor’s final signature ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Nevada – Governor Steve Sisolak signed SB 32, known as the transparency law, into law on May 10, 2019 to make public the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

 

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