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May 20th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura May 20, 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 – A bill aimed at legalizing a medical marijuana program for the state, LB 110, did not move forward in the ...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.

Texas –  Two medical marijuana expansion bills, HB 3703 and HB 1365, continue to move forward in the legislature. On ...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 – Less than a week ago, Arkansas’s first dispensary was opened, then shortly after, the second dispensary was ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Connecticut – Connecticut may be running out of time to become the latest state to legalize and regulate the recreational use ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.  WeeklyUpdatesImageMAY20

Delaware – Prime sponsor state Rep. Ed Osienski, D-Brookside, is reintroducing a bill that would allow would allow adults ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Illinois – The Illinois Senate Executive Committee held a hearing on May 15, 2019 regarding the marijuana legalization legislation ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Louisiana – Louisiana’s medical marijuana patients could administer cannabis via inhaler if senators agree to a proposal ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maryland The state of Maryland has legalized the sale of edible medical marijuana products for registered patients. The ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Missouri – On May 14, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services posted information regarding how many pre-filed ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – As legalization of recreational marijuana appears as though it will not pass this legislative session, Governor ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Mexico – State-commissioned surveys of New Mexico medical cannabis producers and patients reveal that many ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New York – According to Buffalo Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, a long-time sponsor of the Marijuana Regulation ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oklahoma – Governor Kevin Sitt signed Senate Bill 882, known as the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Waste Management ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – Utah is preparing to agree to a deal with Denver-based software company MJ Freeway to provide digital seed-to-sale ...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 – Prices for legal marijuana products are inflated in California by the 15% tax consumers have to pay ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Colorado – Sales reports released by the Colorado Department of Revenue show dispensaries sold more than $114.3 million ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – Massachusetts is introducing its first social consumption establishments, otherwise known as cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – The state officially appointed Andrew Brisbo as the Executive Director of the renamed Marijuana Regulatory ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Washington – Governor Jay Inslee signed HB 1095 into effect which allows parents in Washington to medicate ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

 

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