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September 16th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Demi Bang September 16, 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.

Alabama – Disagreement broke out the second Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission meeting held on September 9, 2019 ...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. WeeklyUpdatesImageSEPT16

Arizona – A group pushing to legalize adult-use cannabis in Arizona plans to refile its proposed voter initiative with some minor changes later this month...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Arkansas – The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board reported more than 12,000 lbs. of medical marijuana has been sold so far...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – MedMen and Surterra each contributed $545,000 to a campaign to legalize recreational cannabis in Florida...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – Joy A. Strand, executive director of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, is stepping down...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services released on September 11, 2019 the names and locations...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – New Mexico has begun issuing medical marijuana cards to residents of other states...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New York – On Monday, September 9, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo and state health commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker held a joint press conference...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio – Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder removed Bob Bridges from his post as the patient representative...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – Utah's medical marijuana licensing process was called into question by a state regulatory appeals board...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 – A recent audit, conducted by the United Cannabis Business Association, found approximately 2,835 unlicensed...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Colorado – Denver-based Medicine Man Technologies is continuing its recent acquisition tear, announcing...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Illinois officials authorized 26 businesses to provide mandatory health and safety training to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – The price of medical marijuana flower in Michigan has increased more than 50 percent...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

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