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February 3, 2020 Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon February 03, 2020

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.

Indiana — If local officials no longer want to enforce anti-marijuana laws, Indiana Republicans want...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 — Medical marijuana is one of the most controversial bills facing the Alabama legislature...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia — The Virginia Senate advanced a bill that would decriminalize possession of marijuana. Senate Bill 2 would ...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 — Every year, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) allows Arizonans to submit petitions...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Arkansas — Arkansas’ surgeon general and church groups launched a campaign against recreational marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Delaware — Delaware lawmakers are considering legislation to reduce restrictions on medical marijuana...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Hawaii — Dozens of cannabis-related bills have been introduced in Hawaii’s legislature this year, after the...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Minnesota  — Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor party lawmakers are listening to what the community...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri — Numerous attorneys, lobbyists and applicants spoke with The Star about inconsistencies and...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Hampshire — A New Hampshire House committee approved a bill on January 28, 2020 that would...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico — A New Mexico Senate committee approved a bill on January 28, 2020 that would legalize...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oklahoma — Supporters of the medical marijuana industry across Oklahoma say they are planning to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Pennsylvania — The number of people arrested for marijuana possession in Pennsylvania dropped more...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Utah — Utah’s new medical marijuana program will launch on time in the coming weeks, though health...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

West Virginia — The Republican leadership in the West Virginia House of Delegates is attempting to kill...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.

Colorado — In an effort to make Colorado’s cannabis industry more eco-friendly, the state’s health department...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois — A few weeks into recreational cannabis sales in Illinois, supply of flower remains tight, which is...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates

Maine — Maine is preparing to launch its adult-use market this spring. The Office of Marijuana Policy has...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan — Even though most marijuana for sale on Michigan medical dispensary and recreational store...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oregon — Oregon has more marijuana dispensaries per capita than another other state in the union, according to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Vermont — A Vermont House committee unanimously voted in favor of a bill on Friday that would legalize...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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