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January 21st Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura January 21, 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 – The Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing for LB 110, otherwise known as the Medical ...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 Carolina – Two Republican state Senators in South Carolina have introduced the Compassionate Care ...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 – A new bill has been introduced to amend the definition of “usable marijuana” to include ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Arkansas – A bill has been introduced to amend the definition of a qualifying medical condition for medical ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Connecticut – On January 17, 2019, more than a quarter of the members of the state House of Representatives ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Florida – On January 17, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis asked the State Legislature to end a ban on smokable ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana – Bill Richardson, Louisiana State University’s Vice President of Agriculture, says medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – State medical marijuana officials have been conducting a tour of hospitals to promote the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Mexico – Sen. Candace Gould, R-Albuquerque, has pre-filed Senate Bill 204, which would allow medical ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

North Dakota The North Dakota Department of Health has issued more than 70 medical marijuana patient ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio – On January 16, 2019, three medical marijuana dispensaries opened to begin selling products to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Rhode Island – Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo introduced her plan to legalize recreational marijuana ...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 Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved final marijuana industry rules that ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – Georgia-based Surterra Wellness has acquired New England Treatment Access (NETA), one of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Michigan – Over 60 unlicensed medical cannabis dispensaries that were ordered to shut down operations in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington – House Bill 1060 proposed by state Rep. Brian Blake of Aberdeen would allow medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.
 

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