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November 4th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon November 04, 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:

 

Dry States

The following states do not have any laws allowing for medical or recreational use of marijuana.

Kansas – A Kansas legislative special committee on Wednesday October 30, 2019 approved two early, tentative steps...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.

Texas – Texas Rep. Rolando Gutierrez has unveiled a cannabis legalization proposal ahead of the state legislature’s...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Wisconsin –  Wisconsin lawmakers filed a bill on Wednesday to decriminalize marijuana possession. The legislation...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Iowa –  The Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Board is considering changes to the state’s medical marijuana program...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 – Little Rock-based AR Cannabis Clinic (ARCC) has announced plans to expand its operations with multiple...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – A new study forecasts legal marijuana sales in Florida will grow by 6 percent over the next five...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Recreational marijuana will become legal in Illinois starting January 1, 2020. However, it will remain illegal for...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Montana – The backers of a voter initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in Montana said they’ve formed a new...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey – There will be a renewed push in the coming weeks to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey as...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New York – The Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) is hosting an event in December aimed at coordinating...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio – Another group of Ohio municipalities are set to vote on measures to decriminalize marijuana...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – Medical marijuana in Oklahoma is blooming and bringing hundreds of millions of dollars in...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will decide whether people on probation and other forms of supervision...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah : : Rich Oborn, director of the Utah Department of Health’s Center for Medical Cannabis, said he expects “dozens...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.

Alaska – When applicants are looking at establishing a retail, cultivation or manufacturing facility for cannabis products, there...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

California – By 2024, cannabis sales growth in the Golden State will account for nearly a quarter of all sales growth...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine – Patricia Rosi, the CEO of Wellness Connection, which operates four medical cannabis stores in the state, says...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration on Friday November 1, 2019, plans to file a statement...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – At 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 Michigan began accepting applications for the licensing of...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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