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Dallas County Puts Marijuana Cite-and-Release Program Into Effect

Dallas County Puts Marijuana Cite-and-Release Program Into Effect

Dallas County Puts Marijuana Cite-and-Release Program Into Effect

After being delayed in the beginning of October, the Dallas cite-and-release program was finally approved in Dallas County on Oct. 17, 2017.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan appoints new marijuana regulator

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Appoints New Marijuana Regulator

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has appointed a new patient advocate to the 16-member Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, which has come under fire for, among other things, not considering racial diversity of companies when awarding the first batch of marijuana cultivation licenses this summer.

Maine Rejects Petition to Add Opioid Addiction as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

Maine Rejects Petition to Add Opioid Addiction as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

According to a letter dated July 8, 2016, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services has denied a petition by Dawson Julia, a medical marijuana caregiver, to add “Addiction to Opiates and drugs derived from chemical synthesis” to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.

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Colorado Division of Securities Issues Alert on Marijuana Investments

On Nov. 12, 2015, the Colorado Division of Securities issued an investor alert titled, “Are you an Informed Investor? The Next Big Thing.” The alert addressed the popularity of investments in marijuana, binary options and digital currencies.

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New York’s MMJ Regulations Severely Limited

When it was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July 2014, New York’s Compassionate Care Act became one of the most restrictive medical marijuana laws in the country. Regulations proposed in December and expected to be final by this spring appear to limit patient access even further.


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