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May 6th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura May 06, 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.

Iowa – The Iowa Legislature passed HB 372 on April 27, 2019 to make substantial changes to Iowa’s medical ...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 – Officials have formally signed off on Arkansas' first medical marijuana dispensary. The name of the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.  WeeklyUpdatesImageMAY6

Connecticut – Connecticut lawmakers voted on May 1, 2019 to send the third and final legislation piece of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Florida – Florida is currently the fastest-growing medical marijuana market. More than 213,000 people are enrolled, with ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Hawaii – HB 1383 to decriminalize small quantities of marijuana has passed in the House and Senate and now heads ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Louisiana – A bill that allows Louisiana patients to inhale medical marijuana was approved by a House committee on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Hampshire – The New Hampshire Senate approved House Bill 364 on May 2, 2019 to allow patients in New ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma Senate Bill 1030 was advanced by the House on May 2, 2019. The bill sets the framework for municipal ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Rhode Island – State lawmakers are considering a medical marijuana bill that would create three new retail-only stores ...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.

Alaska – Alaska’s first-in-the-nation statewide rules for allowing onsite consumption of marijuana at authorized ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Colorado – Colorado lawmakers approved a bill, SB19-013, which will permit physicians to recommend medical ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Massachusetts – State marijuana regulators have given preliminary approval for plans to allow home delivery of legal ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

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

Michigan – Michigan regulators announced they may begin accepting applications for recreational marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Nevada – The Nevada Assembly unanimously passed Senate Bill 32 to make public the names of marijuana company owners ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oregon – On April 29, 2019 the Oregon Senate voted in favor of a bill to not issue new cultivation licenses to owners ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Vermont – On May 2, 2019 the House Government Operations Committee voted 10-1 to advance a bill to tax and ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Washington D.C. – Mayor Murial Bowser unveiled a measure to legalize adult-use retail sales of marijuana and use tax ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

  

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