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September 23rd Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Demi Bang September 23, 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:

CBD Program

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

Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety announced plans on September 16, 2019 to accept applications for new Dispensing Organization licenses from ...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. WeeklyUpdatesImageSEPT23

Arizona – Cresco Labs Inc., one of the largest vertically-integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, announced a ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington D.C – New emergency legislation will pave the way for D.C. students to use prescribed medical marijuana in their schools ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – A state appeals court on September 13, 2019 allowed the Florida House of Representatives to intervene in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Kentucky – Public support for medical marijuana is growing in Kentucky and legislation made it out of a House committee in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana – Nevada-based GB Sciences, which has been under contract with Louisiana State University to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – Medical marijuana sales between January 2018 and December 2018, the first full year of legal sales, came in at $109.3 million ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Hampshire – Medical marijuana patients soon will be able to get prescriptions even if they haven't had the same doctor for ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – New Mexico health officials have refused to issue medical marijuana identification cards to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – The Utah Legislature passed SB 10002 to make changes to the state’s medical marijuana program ...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 – The Alaska Marijuana Control Board is seeking public comment on proposed rules that would allow limited investment in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

California – In the wake of a nationwide epidemic of illnesses associated with vaping, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Colorado – New marijuana business licenses reserved for low-income demographics are set to launch in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Chicago would declare the sale of legal marijuana off-limits in the Central Business District under rigid zoning rules proposed by ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maine – Maine’s marijuana policy office is clarifying concerns regarding the state’s new track-and-trace system after ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Nevada – Nevada regulators have started an investigation into marijuana testing labs after tainted cannabis batches have triggered two health advisories ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

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