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October 1st Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura October 01, 2018

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 legislation allowing the possession and/or consumption of marijuana or its derivatives.

Nebraska – Nebraska State Sen. Anna Wishart has announced plans to introduce …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. 

South Carolina – The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) hosted a conference on cannabis on …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Virginia – After passing the Senate 40-0, Virginia Board of Pharmacy chose the five companies to be 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 – In a letter to the Phoenix city manager on September 27th, Mayor Thelda Williams proposed an ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Arkansas – The agreement to have an out-of-state consultant group, Public Consulting Group Inc., grade the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Hampshire – The commission studying marijuana legalization in New Hampshire will be making up ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – As state lawmakers continue hashing out a marijuana legalization bill, there are now nearly 40 ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New York – On September 24th, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation S8987A/A 11011-B to add ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Pennsylvania – Eight medical schools were approved last week to participate in Pennsylvania's medical ...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 – In an 8-3 vote, the Anchorage Assembly voted in favor of an amended resolution to suspend ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

California – Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2020 into law, which allows local governments ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oregon – Oregon’s licensed growers are currently producing more than 2 million pounds of cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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