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July 29th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Ella Young July 29, 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 – Organizers of a petition drive to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska say they’re hitting their early signature goals with help from volunteers with over 15,000 ...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 – On July 23, 2019 the Iowa Department of Health (IDPH) announced the third Medical Cannabidiol Board meeting of 2019 will ...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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Arizona
– The state’s top prosecutor approved an experimental program designed to get medical marijuana dispensaries out of the business of having to pay their bills with ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Arkansas – Arkansas True Grass has submitted a proposed constitutional amendment to the state secretary’s office that would allow the legalization of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Hawaii – Hawaii’s new medical marijuana reciprocity program has experienced a slow start since its launch. From early March 2019 through the end of May 2019, Hawaii’s out-of-state ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana– Last week Southern University officially planted its first seeds in its unprecedented partnership to supply medicinal marijuana for patients in ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey– New Jersey’s medical marijuana program tripled the number of patients and nearly doubled the number of participating physicians ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah– Utah's decision to award a smaller number of medical marijuana grower licenses than the amount allowed by law is being challenged by a ...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. 

Michigan– As of July 24, 2019, 522 of the state's 1,773 communities have opted out of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Washington – The state is still experiencing issues with its seed-to-sale tracking system, MJ Freeway. A week after a botched ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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