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February 24, 2020 Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon February 24, 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 — A bill that would legalize the medicinal use of cannabis in Alabama was approved by a...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Kentucky — The Kentucky House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday that...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Tennessee — Medical marijuana fails every year in Tennessee, but a state lawmaker is trying...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia — One week after bills to decriminalize marijuana in Virginia were passed by both the...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 — Fifteen Arizona House of Representatives are supporting a proposed bill (HCR 2045) that would...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri — A bipartisan panel of Missouri legislators grilled Missouri's medical marijuana director Wednesday...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Hampshire — The New Hampshire House has again voted to legalize recreational marijuana...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey — On March 10 2020, NJ Cannabis Insider will host the state’s premier all-day, multi-track panel...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico — A proposal heading to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham would prohibit out-of-state residents...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota — More than 2,200 people are enrolled in North Dakota’s medical marijuana...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma — This week, Rep. Jon Echols’ House Bill 3227 was passed unanimously by a House of Representatives...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania — A state lawmaker from Pittsburgh has announced new legislation in a continuing effort...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Rhode Island — The campaign to erase past marijuana convictions from the public record has reached...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Utah — Lawmakers reiterated their firm commitment to keep recreational marijuana out of Utah on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

West Virginia — West Virginia’s Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a stripped-down version...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 — Colorado legislators decided Wednesday not to advance a bill that aimed to protect employees...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Nevada — On Friday, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of former Gaming Control...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates

Vermont — Vermont lawmakers on the fence about a bill to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana sales...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington — Washington House lawmakers Sunday passed a bill intended to address racial inequity...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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