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

by Faith Fidura October 29, 2018

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.

WeeklyUpdatesImageOCT29Texas – Supporters of medical marijuana met at the Capitol on Saturday, October 20, 2018 to …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Missouri – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of Missouri has made a rare endorsement in standing up to support …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – Utah Senator Jim Dabakis shared a video of himself sampling an edible gummy bear outside a …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia – Richmond-based government relations firm KVCF Solutions recently announced the formation of …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Wisconsin – Counties throughout the state will see marijuana referendums on their November 6, 2018 ballots …For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Wyoming – A new report from the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming shows …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 – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich withdrew his office’s argument to the Arizona Supreme ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Connecticut – The University of Connecticut announced that it plans to launch an undergraduate course on cannabis ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

Florida – Chicago-based Verano Holdings has agreed to a deal to acquire a Florida medical marijuana ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Southern Illinois University recently announced that it plans to open new programs to study industrial ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Michigan – On October 15, 2018, the first legal sales from state-licensed medical marijuana companies took ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Minnesota – A medical marijuana review panel held a public meeting on October 24, 2018 to discuss petitions ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Montana – Data released by the state’s Department of Health and Human Services shows just over 29,000 medical ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates. 

New Jersey – On October 22, 2018, the state Department of Health announced the medical marijuana patient ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New York – Assembly Bill 11390 filed on October 22, 2018 by 18 legislators, would add medical cannabis coverage to four ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Pennsylvania – The state’s medical marijuana patient count has reached over 80,000 since the state registry ...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 – California will see at least 82 cannabis-related ballot measures in cities and counties around the ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Massachusetts – The Massachusetts Grower Advocacy Council (MGAC) is reviewing how it can file a petition to ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Oregon – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Josephine County against the state of Oregon over ...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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