A Delaware legislative task force charged with studying the effects and implications of legalizing recreational cannabis has written its final report, but the question remains whether the 25-member task force will vote to release the report.
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The Dallas cite-and-release program, in which those caught possessing a small amount of marijuana are issued a fine and a court summons, has been delayed.
VANCOUVER, B.C., Sept. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Government is inviting British Columbians to share their views about how the Province can keep young people, neighbourhoods and roads safe after Canada legalizes non-medical cannabis next year.
On Jan. 5, 2017, Michigan State University Extension announced that it will be give workshops on Michigan’s new medical marijuana laws to local governments as a means of helping municipalities navigate the updated regulatory landscape.
Town Councils in South Portland and Cumberland will meet Monday evening to discuss a marijuana moratorium.
On March 3, 2016, the Tampa City Council will meet to hear the first reading of an ordinance that would decriminalize 20 grams or less of cannabis.
As Maryland prepares to implement its medical marijuana program, questions about the new policy still persist among local and county officials in the state. At a recent Maryland Association of Counties meeting, one of the topics that received the most interest was the subject of zoning laws.
In Alaska, the rule making process for marijuana is slowly moving forward as the state Marijuana Control Board moves towards the final stretch of the second regulatory round.
On July 1, 2015, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announced the long-awaited appointment of the five members to the Marijuana Control Board. After their appointment was announced, the board quickly convened the next day to address some of the issues facing the fledgling marijuana market.
California is a curious case when it comes to cannabis. In 1996, California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana; and quickly thereafter it became the cannabis capital of the United States. Fast forward to 2014 and now California seems to be moving in the opposite direction.
In 1996, California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana. Eighteen years later, more than 20 other states have followed suit, with many modeling their medical marijuana laws after California’s system. With lax marijuana enforcement and a seemingly left of center government, it was widely assumed that if any state in the union legalized recreational cannabis it would be California.