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Delaware Cannabis Task Force Poised to Vote on Final Report

Delaware Cannabis Task Force Poised to Vote on Final Report

Delaware Cannabis Task Force Poised to Vote on Final Report

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.

Michigan's Higher Ed: MSU Extension Workshops on Marijuana Laws

Michigan’s Higher Ed: MSU Extension Workshops on Marijuana Laws

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.

Maryland

Local Maryland Officials Seek Answers on Medical Marijuana

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.

Control Board

Alaska Marijuana Board Hears Competing Interests on Local Control

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.

Alaska

Alaska’s New Marijuana Control Board Votes on Four Issues

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 fails

California Fails to Control Medical Cannabis

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.

California’s Municipalities Spoil Cannabis

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.


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