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February 10, 2020 Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon February 10, 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:

CBD Program

The following states introduced legislation to allow qualified patients to possess and consume cannabidiol, a marijuana derivative.

Kentucky — Nine out of 10 Kentucky residents support legalizing medical marijuana, and almost 60 percent say cannabis...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Tennessee — Nine out of 10 Kentucky residents support legalizing medical marijuana, and almost 60 percent say cannabis...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia — A Virginia House committee approved a bill to decriminalize marijuana possession. There were numerous decriminalization...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.

Connecticut — A governor-backed marijuana legalization bill was introduced by Connecticut’s top lawmakers on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Delaware — The sponsor of a bill allowing medical marijuana patients in Delaware to grow their own medicine said on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida — In a case that could create a major upheaval in the state’s marijuana industry, health officials on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Minnesota — A top Minnesota lawmaker said on February 4, 2020 that he will soon release a bill to legalize marijuana...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri — Fresh off of a victory for medical marijuana activists, a campaign group is now trying to take Missouri one...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Montana — Montana regulators will take public comment this month on proposed updated rules for the state’s medical...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Hampshire — The New Hampshire Senate approved a bill on Thursday that would allow medical marijuana patients...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey — Three new dispensaries were given permission to start growing medical marijuana, the state...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Mexico — City officials in Las Cruces have voted to support a bill legalizing recreational marijuana throughout...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Rhode Island — A standoff in Rhode Island over the state’s medical marijuana industry came to an end this week...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

West Virginia — West Virginia lawmakers on Wednesday amended the state's medical marijuana law to allow patients...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 — A newly filed proposed ballot initiative would repeal the section of the Colorado Constitution that says...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois — Illinois per-capita recreational pot sales topped every state but one in its debut month, according to an analysis...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates

Maine — The state Office of Marijuana Policy has signed a six-year, $540,000 deal with a Florida contractor to track...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts — Marijuana regulators in Massachusetts voted to grant a license to a recreational dispensary...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Vermont — A push to legalize commercial marijuana sales in Vermont took another step forward on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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