In the city of Detroit, the group Citizens for Sensible Cannabis Reform is weighing its legal options after Wayne County Circuit Judge Robert Colombo, Jr., overturned Measure B, a Detroit medical cannabis initiative aimed at relaxing local control on the city’s medical cannabis industry, on Feb. 16, 2018.
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Entrepreneurs hoping to open medical cannabis dispensaries in Detroit, Michigan, will have to put their plans on hold for the time being. On Feb. 13, 2018, the Detroit City Council voted to impose a 180-day moratorium on new medical cannabis licenses and permits.
Two legislative committees in the Pine Tree State have decided that they need more time to perfect Maine marijuana regulations. On Jan. 25. 2018, the state legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee voted to approve a moratorium bill that would delay the implementation of new medical marijuana rules issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services.
A moratorium on commercial marijuana establishments is set to expire Thursday. In November, Maine lawmakers sustained Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill to regulate and tax the sale of marijuana.
BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – In a local election held Tuesday, Amesbury voters rejected a proposed ban on marijuana retail stores by a margin of 2,046 to 1,133.
BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Towns passing legal cannabis bans and moratoriums are guaranteeing continued market control by criminals and street dealers, the group behind the legalization measure passed by voters last November said today.
In response to the upcoming legalization of marijuana in Canada in 2018, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) announced today that, effective immediately, it has declared a Moratorium on the production, distribution and sale of cannabis within the Territory until such time as the community adopts its own regulations on the matter.
It looks like residents of the Pine Tree State will now have to wait several more months for recreational marijuana sales in Maine.
City leaders placed a moratorium on Cincinnati medical marijuana businesses in residential areas, but they’re not quite closing the door on pot businesses in other parts of the city.
City Council could roll back a moratorium on cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes, a step viewed as necessary to avoid shutting Cleveland out of potentially lucrative tax gains.
On April 26, 2017, the Reno City Council rejected a measure that would have imposed a six month moratorium on recreational marijuana dispensaries. The council decided to abandon the moratorium after speaking with local dispensary owners.
On Jan. 19, 2017, the Carson City Board of Supervisors temporarily banned recreational cannabis dispensaries in Carson City, Nevada. The ban will last for 180 days, unless the state issues regulations before the moratorium has expired.
Town Councils in South Portland and Cumberland will meet Monday evening to discuss a marijuana moratorium.
Even though 71% of Floridians voted to approve Amendment 2, the fight to deliver medical marijuana to Florida is far from over.
When Florida voters went to the polls two years ago, the medical marijuana initiative didn’t get the 60% needed to amend the state constitution. But the issue is back again, and the City of Sarasota is taking proactive steps to delay the process until regulations are in place.
On Sept. 12, 2016, the city council of Akron, Ohio, voted unanimously to place a moratorium on the sale of medical marijuana within its city limits.
On April 25, 2016, the Denver City Council voted 7-5 to approve a measure that would place a cap on marijuana licenses.
After hours of fierce discussion, the Denver City Council failed to reach a consensus on a measure that would place location caps on marijuana dispensaries and cultivation facilities in the city.
A new proposal to create citywide caps on stores and grow houses will be introduced to the Denver City Council on April 11, 2016, reports The Denver Post. The bill was created as part of an effort to control the city’s saturated cannabis markets.
On Feb. 22, 2016, Denver City Council’s Marijuana Moratorium Committee met to discuss the saturation rate of marijuana facilities within the city limits.
On Nov. 24, 2015, Denver officials narrowly avoided renewing a blanket two-year moratorium on new recreational marijuana businesses in Denver and a full ban on new medical licenses.
Colorado and Washington both voted to legalize recreational marijuana statewide, opening the doors to a brand new industry and a brand new revenue stream. While the states seemed to welcome the new industry, there were clauses in both bills that allowed specific areas to place moratoriums on recreational marijuana.
With less than five weeks until November’s election, many in Florida are expecting Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana in the state, to pass. Although some of the polls coming out of the state seem to indicate a closer race, most polls put the Amendment somewhere between 60 to 80 percent.
A former medium-security prison turned marijuana grow house and pot shop? Nicholas Erker’s dream could become a reality, but first, residents of Brush in northeastern Colorado would have to come around to his idea.