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December 17th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana

by Faith Fidura December 17, 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:

Dry States

The following states do not have any laws allowing for medical or recreational use of marijuana.

Nebraska – Sen. Anna Wishart and Sen. Adam Morfeld announced their plans to put a medical marijuana ...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. 

Alabama – Attorney General Steve Marshall has updated a public notice on the legal status of cannabidiol due ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Georgia – Georgia lawmakers are considering legislation to allow hemp farming and cannabis oil distribution. A ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Kentucky – During a meeting of the Interim Health, Welfare and Family Services Committee, two Republican ...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.

Arkansas – The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association (ACIA) and Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association, the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Connecticut – The state has selected 9 companies from 73 applicants who applied to the state between ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. WeeklyUpdatesImageDEC17

Maryland – The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission announced its policy committee will hold a public ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey – State Senate President Stephen Sweeney confirmed that state lawmakers won’t vote on a ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Ohio – Cresco Yeltrah (CY+) of Jefferson County is first medical marijuana dispensary receive its certificate of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oklahoma – The Oklahoma Board of Health voted last week to send food safety rules for marijuana edibles ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Advisory Board is now accepting applications for ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – On December 6, 2018, two advocacy groups known as Together for Responsible Use and Cannabis ...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.

Maine – The state Department of Administrative and Financial Services announced that it has selected BOTEC ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Massachusetts – The Cannabis Control Commission approved four additional marijuana retail licenses among three ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – A bill that would have made changes to the voter-approved recreational marijuana proposal failed ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – The State of Michigan has a new marijuana-related website for providing information ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Vermont – Vermont held the final Governor’s Marijuana Advisory Commission on December 12, 2018, in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Washington – Washington has agreed upon new rules for marijuana edibles. The new rules include: (1) designated ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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