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August 19th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Ella Young August 19, 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 – The Medical Cannabis Study Commission convened for the first time on Tuesday, August 13th ...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.

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Arkansas – Arkansas is to see a boom of medical marijuana dispensaries opening this fall, according to a recent survey of potential dispensaries by ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – Massachusetts-based Curaleaf was fined $250,000 for failing to disclose a change of ownership structure related to its cannabis operations in the state, as their company has changed from a non-profit to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Missouri – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services extended the deadline to submit medical marijuana business license applications to Monday, August 19 ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Mexico – On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 a state district judge approved Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s request to intervene ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio– Wednesday afternoon, on August 14 , 2019, the Ohio State Medical Board committee rejected adding anxiety and autism ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania medical cannabis sales are drastically increasing due to the addition of anxiety as a ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – Three companies are still protesting Utah's decision to award a smaller number of medical marijuana grower...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 – An Alaska credit union plans to discontinue a pilot program to provide checking and savings accounts to marijuana-related ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

California – Cannabis sales are expected to reach nearly $3.1 billion this year, according to a report released ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Nevada – Lawyers began to rest their cases on August 15, 2019 after a three-month-long trial in a marijuana licensing dispute between ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – Medical marijuana businesses in Michigan will be facing a new licensing fee structure which has increased renewal ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

 

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