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September 10th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura September 10, 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:

 

CBD Program

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

Alabama – The University of Alabama at Birmingham performed a study on Carly’s Law …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Georgia – The first of a series of public meetings in regards to improving access …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia – The Board of Pharmacy met on September 4th to begin reviewing the 51 applications they …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

South Carolina The Medical University of South Carolina will host a medical cannabis conference on ...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.

Connecticut – A federal court in Connecticut has held that refusing to hire a medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Louisiana – Louisiana's top banking regulator has joined colleagues in a dozen other states asking Congress ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – The Cannabis Control Commission approved six more provisional licenses for recreational ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Mississippi – Signature collection for the 2020 medical marijuana ballot initiative will begin this week ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Montana – The state collected $1.8 million in the first year of taxing the medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey – Governor Phil Murphy announced that New Jersey has received 146 applications for up to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New York – The first of a series of 15 “listening sessions” on legalizing recreational marijuana for the state was held ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oklahoma – At least two health-care systems – Saint Francis Health System and Oklahoma State University Medical Center ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

United States – Two Democratic U.S. senators filed legislation on September 5th that would effectively legalize ...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 – For the fifth straight month in a row and the sixth time this year, monthly marijuana tax revenues ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

California – As the legislative session wound to a close on August 31st, a number of bills which would affect ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Vermont – The Vermont Democratic Party has formally declared its support for a statewide system to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

 

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