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November 25th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon November 25, 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 legislative session is two months away, but some state lawmakers are already demanding action to fix the...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia — A Virginia lawmaker pre-filed a bill on November 18, 2019 for the 2020 session that would decriminalize...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 — Arkansas Beverage Control Board spokesperson Scott Hardin says dispensaries sales have surpassed $20 million...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida — Two bills have been introduced that could dismantle Florida’s Medical Marijuana ‘Cartel’. In the Senate, Sen. Perry Thurston...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana — Gov. John Bel Edwards has appointed to the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy Sajal Roy, who earlier this year was...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Hampshire — Two new bill requests will ensure that marijuana legalization stays on the table for 2020, each of them...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey — New Jersey voters will most likely be able to decide if recreational marijuana will become legal in...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico — New Mexico will consider whether to extend its medical cannabis program to help dogs with epilepsy and people...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota — Few people have taken advantage of a policy change that lets people with low-level marijuana convictions...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio — Ohio medical marijuana regulators have issued the first mandatory product recall –  Pineapple Express Rosin made...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma — In less than a year, Oklahoma’s medical marijuana industry went from nonexistent to one of the largest and most...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Rhode Island — Rhode Island’s marijuana regulators on November 21, 2019 proposed awarding six potentially lucrative...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah — A vital portion of the Medical Cannabis Act will go partly un-regulated until 2021. Currently, any licensed physician can issue...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

West Virginia — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Bureau for Public Health will accept applications for...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 — After having avoided an increase in state taxes on legal marijuana, California officials changed course Thursday...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Colorado — People sentenced to probation in Colorado may use medical marijuana during the course of the probation unless...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine — Starting November 25 2019, marijuana testing facilities can get their license applications in Maine. These are the first...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts — One year ago, Northampton helped make history on November 20, 2018, by being among the first two communities...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan — The state is mandating that a sample of each batch of vapes — about 1.5% of existing vapes — get tested. But the state...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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