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September 30th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Demi Bang September 30, 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.

Idaho – On August 8, 2019, a petition get medical marijuana on the 2020 ballot known as the Idaho Medical Marijuana Act was approved for...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 Dakota – A newly formed political campaign, South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws, has launched...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. WeeklyUpdatesImageSEPT30

Arizona – The "Smart and Safe Arizona Act" was refiled with the Secretary of State's Office on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Arkansas – The total sales of medical marijuana in Arkansas have now exceeded $10 million...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Connecticut – Two conditions were accepted on Friday, September 27, 2019 for Connecticut's medical marijuana program...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – Make It Legal Florida, a campaign backed by MedMen and Surterra, is mailing out fliers that contain petitions designed to get...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Governor J.B. Pritzker announced on September 26, 2019 that he has assigned state Senator Toi Hutchinson to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission delayed issuing more licenses to companies to grow and process medical marijuana...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Minnesota – Two new pro-cannabis political parties in Minnesota that have guaranteed spots on the state ballot are gearing up for the 2020 campaign...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – A state judge on Monday, September 23, 2019 directed the New Mexico Department of Health – for the second time...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New York – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed on September 25, 2019 that he will be meeting with...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota – North Dakota lawmakers have begun studying the consequences of legalizing marijuana in the state...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio – More Ohio patients are buying marijuana, but total sales remain muted. Month over month, recommendations grew by 4,650 (9.1%)...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – Governor Tom Wolf wants to legalize recreational marijuana for adults in Pennsylvania...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – Utah could charge medical marijuana dispensaries between $50,000 and $69,500 each year in operating fees under a proposal state officials are considering ...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 – The California Water Boards sent at least 270 letters to farmers in the Emerald Triangle, warning...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Colorado – After over a year of free-falling, marijuana prices are on the rise in Colorado, according to the state Department of Revenue...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

District of Columbia (D.C.) – Council member David Grosso, at-large independent, has introduced a bill that would prohibit...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – Massachusetts cannabis regulators finalized rules regarding the delivery and social consumption...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington – Washington Governor Jay Inslee ordered state health officials to impose an emergency ban on...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

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