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October 28th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Demi Bang October 28, 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 – The Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs heard testimony regarding medical marijuana legalization on Wednesday October 23, 2019...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

CBD States

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

Georgia – Six months after Gov. Brian Kemp signed a law allowing companies to grow and sell medical marijuana in Georgia for the first time...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. WeeklyUpdatesImageOCT28

Arkansas – The director of the Arkansas Beverage Control Board (ABC) said on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Conneticut – Connecticut lawmakers on October 22, 2019 approved an additional five medical conditions to qualify for medical marijuana treatment...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – Florida school districts are implementing medical marijuana guidelines for students who have medical marijuana cards ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot proposed in her 2020 budget that the city impose the maximum local tax of...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Commission is now planning two independent investigations into the latest process for awarding licenses...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Minnesota – The third annual Minnesota Cannabis Summit took place at Hamline University on Thursday, October 24, 2019. The event featured...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Montana – A judge in Montana halted a temporary ban on flavored vaping products, including medical cannabis...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Hampshire – A new law in New Hampshire aimed at increasing the number of dispensaries allowed may improve the financial performance ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – Medical marijuana regulators in Oklahoma are close to licensing testing laboratories, but medical marijuana growers...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Rhode Island – Rhode Island’s governor is asking a judge to declare the Legislature’s control over new medical marijuana ...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.

California – Los Angeles’ latest marijuana business licensing round – which opened last month and has yet to award any retail permits ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine – The Maine Office of Marijuana Policy, part of the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, has introduced the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker maintained the statewide retail ban on the sale of all vaping products...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Nevada – State officials suspended a Reno marijuana grower's license on Friday amid efforts to clean up the reputation of the state's cannabis industry...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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