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July 2nd Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura July 02, 2018

Movement for Marijuana Legalization

As states continue to introduce legislation and initiatives to legalize marijuana, the Dispensary Permits team will keep you informed with our Weekly State 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.

Iowa – On June 29th, the Iowa Department of Public Health announced it intends to award the ...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 Court of Appeals ruled that marijuana extracts are illegal, on the grounds of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Arkansas –  An Arkansas Democrat-Gazette review of public records found that large portions of ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Connecticut – The addition of opioid addiction as a qualifying condition for medical ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. WeeklyUpdatesImageJuly2

Delaware – Lawmakers voted against the marijuana legalization bill 21 – 15, defeating ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Maine – Maine lawmakers passed a re-write of the state's medical marijuana program ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Massachusetts – The state Cannabis Control Commission has unveiled a social equity ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – State legislators and industry insiders say legislation to legalize marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Ohio –  On June 29th, the Ohio Department of Commerce awarded a final certificate of operation ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Oklahoma – On June 26th, Oklahoma voters passed Question 788, legalizing medical ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Pennsylvania – On June 29th, the Commonwealth Court dismissed a lawsuit filed by Elemental ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Rhode Island – The Governor has approved the state budget that includes a proposal to increase ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Tennessee – Rep. Bryan Terry (R) and Sen. Steve Dickerson (R) are working on a medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Texas – More than half of the state’s registered voters believe marijuana should be legalized in the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Federal – The Food and Drug Administration on June 25 approved Epidiolex, a treatment for epilepsy ...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 – Starting July 1st, licensed businesses in California’s marijuana market must be ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Vermont: Residents ages 21 years and over are allowed to grow cannabis in their ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

 

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