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January 14th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura January 14, 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.

Nebraska – Senator Anna Wishart has introduced LB 110, otherwise known as the Medical Cannabis Act ...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.

Iowa – Republican State Senator Brad Zaun has announced his plans to introduce a bill that would ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Kentucky – A bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers introduced House Bill 136 to legalize a medical ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Tennessee – State Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma, and Rep. Ron Travis, R-Dayton, said they will introduce ...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.

Arizona – The Arizona Supreme Court will take up the Arizona vs. Jones case, which questions the legality ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Arkansas – The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission announced 32 dispensary license winners on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Connecticut – On January 7, 2019, Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a vertically integrated multistate cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Florida – On January 11, 2019, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced she created a position of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – On January 8, 2019, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission’s policy committee deferred voting ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has received more than 250 forms and ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – On January 10, 2019, The state Board of Medical Examiners suspended the medical license of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New York – Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to share his plan to legalize recreational marijuana on ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

North Dakota The state of North Dakota is preparing to open the last round of applications for medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio – On January 8, 2019, State regulators granted Hocking College a certificate of operation for its ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oklahoma – The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announced that about 450 medical marijuana patients ...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 – Governor Gavin Newsom recommended over a 50% increase in spending for marijuana regulatory ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Massachusetts – On January 10, 2019, The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission voted 4-1 to agree to ask ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) issued two health and ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Vermont – On January 11, 2019, the Senate Judiciary Committee released an outline of the draft tax-and-regulate legislation ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

 

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