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November 18th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon November 18, 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.

Georgia — Georgia’s top elected leaders moved forward Tuesday with a program to provide medical marijuana to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Kentucky — As one of the 17 states that has yet to legalize recreational or medicinal marijuana, Kentucky is the site of some of the most...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 Cannabis Chamber of Commerce has unveiled a rough proposal for legalizing adult-use marijuana...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Connecticut — Connecticut Pharmaceutical Solutions (aka CTPharma), a medical cannabis producer in Connecticut, today announced...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida — Make It Legal Florida's proposed amendment has made it over the 76,632 signature threshold, which is one of the first...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois — An Illinois lawmaker filed a bill last week that would increase marijuana businesses’ access to some basic...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri — According to Fox2, FBI agents have visited at least two Missouri offices to get answers about the state's new...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico — New Mexico lawmakers discussed the potential economic impact of legalizing marijuana in the state during a...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri — On November 4, 2019, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services issued a proposed rule governing...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota— The state debated recreational marijuana use on November 14, 2019. Over the last few months, lawmakers have been...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania — Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program has generated more than $500 million in sales since it began...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Rhode Island — Rhode Island lawmakers have asked a judge to dismiss Gov. Gina Raimondo’s lawsuit over the state’s medical…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 — The Marijuana Control Board voted 3-2 on November 13, 2019 to fire director Erika McConnell, following last...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan — Detroit has passed an ordinance to ban growers and dispensaries from opening in its city. The ban, proposed by...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Vermont — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) signed onto a bill on Thursday that would effectively legalize medical marijuana for...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington — Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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