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June 22, 2020 Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Sarah Cawthon June 22, 2020

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:

CBD Program

The following states introduced legislation to allow qualified patients to possess and consume cannabidiol, a marijuana derivative.

Georgia Georgia lawmakers included a provision to decriminalize low-level possession as...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Iowa The Des Moines City Council will consider a resolution Monday that would be the first...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Texas Texas has been slowly acclimating to the idea of legal marijuana access, but there is some...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 Arkansas regulators approved a sixth cultivation license to support a rapidly growing...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Connecticut Connecticut’s medical marijuana program has been touted as one of the most...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Louisiana As of August 1, patients in Louisiana will be able to get medical marijuana for any...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Missouri The mayor of Kansas City introduced an ordinance on Wednesday that would end...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Montana — Montana activists are turning in more than 130,000 signatures on Friday to qualify a...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey  — The New Jersey Assembly approved a marijuana decriminalization bill on Thursday...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Ohio  — Ohio activists working to put marijuana decriminalization measures on local ballots across...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania  — Counties may not ban people on probation or parole from using prescription...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 state cannabis excise tax won’t go up in July as it did in January...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates

Colorado Colorado’s governor would be newly empowered to unilaterally pardon people with...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan Adult-use marijuana sales in Michigan surpassed medical cannabis sales on a weekly...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Nevada More than 15,000 people who were convicted for low-level marijuana possession in...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

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