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February 12th Marijuana Weekly Updates: States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

by Faith Fidura February 12, 2018

States to Watch for Marijuana Legalization

As the new year kicked off, many states introduced legislation or ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana either medically or recreationally. Similarly, some states with existing marijuana programs have proposed an expansion for their program.

As states continue to introduce legislation and initiatives, the Dispensary Permits team will keep you updated. Here is the launch of our Weekly State Updates!

Limited Medical Marijuana (CBD) Programs

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

Idaho – A bill has been introduced in the House Health and Welfare Committee to...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Virginia – Delegate Ben Cline has introduced House Bill 1251. If passed, the bill...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.

Kentucky – Rep. John Sims filed House Bill 166, a Medical Marijuana bill, on Wednesday...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

South Carolina – Sen. Tom Davis has proposed a bill that would legalize the use...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Tennessee – Two Republicans introduced a bill that would legalize the use of...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Utah – Rep. Brad Daw has filed House Bill 195, which would allow terminally ill...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.

Arizona –  A proposal to legalize marijuana was introduced by Rep. Todd Clodfelter and...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Georgia – A marijuana legalization bill has been introduced by Senator Curt Thompson...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Hawaii – A bill to legalize marijuana was introduced on January 19th, 2018 and passed...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Illinois – Democratic State Sen. Heather Steans of Chicago has proposed legislation...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Kentucky – A marijuana legalization bill has been introduced by Republican Sen. Dan...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Minnesota – Two companion bills, HF 927 and SF 1320, were introduced to legalize...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Hampshire – A recreational marijuana bill has been passed by the House, and...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey – State Sen. Nicholas Scutari re-introduced marijuana legalization bill S830...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Mexico – A marijuana legalization bill was introduced by State Representative...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

Program Expansion

The following states introduced legislation to expand their current medical or recreational marijuana program.

Colorado – Democrat Rep. Jonathan Singer and Republican Sen. Tim Neville have...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Georgia – A medical marijuana cultivation bill has been introduced and advanced...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Maryland – The General Assembly is considering a bill that would create five new licenses...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

New Jersey – Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order that will study the state's current...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

Rhode Island – Gov. Raimondo has proposed an expansion plan for Rhode Island's...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

West Virginia – Senate is considering amending the current medical marijuana...For information on this state update, subscribe to our Marijuana Weekly Updates.

 

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