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February 17, 2020 Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon February 17, 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.

Alabama — Sen. Tim Melson, R-Florence, officially introduced a bill Tuesday to authorize medical...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Georgia — The number of Georgians with cards allowing possession of medical cannabis has soared...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Iowa — An Iowa House panel on Tuesday advanced a bill making changes to Iowa's medical cannabis...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Kentucky — Kentucky legislators are working to legalize medical marijuana. With a 17-1 vote, the...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Wisconsin — The Wisconsin Center on Saturday, February 8th hosted the inaugural Wisconsin...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.

Hawaii — State lawmakers are considering allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to sell edible...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Montana — One of the groups seeking to legalize marijuana in Montana is revising a proposed initiative...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey — State lawmakers took steps on two bills Thursday, February 13, 2020 that could bring protections...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico — The effort to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico is all but doomed for this year...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota — Advocates seeking to plant marijuana legalization in North Dakota's constitution have...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio — State officials will consider adding three new medical marijuana conditions this year: Anxiety, autism...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma — Several new bills are being proposed in Oklahoma regarding the medical marijuana business...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania — A Pennsylvania lawmaker is taking another swing at marijuana legalization this year...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Utah — A bill introduced in the State Senate Wednesday February 12, 2020 is looking to clear criminal...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.

Maine — Maine officials have deemed dozens of applications to run marijuana businesses to be complete...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan — Michigan’s first recreational marijuana home delivery service launched this week...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates

Oregon — Oregon ranks fourth in the nation in marijuana industry jobs, which appeared to grow in number...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington — Representative Eric Pettigrew (D) introduced a bill in the Washington Legislature that...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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