On Oct. 4, 2017, the Delaware legislature’s Adult Use Cannabis Task Force met for the second time. Hoping to help craft a legalization bill that would pass the state legislature and gain gubernatorial approval, the group is responsible for determining the potential impacts of cannabis legalization.
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Delaware Task Force Digs Into the Details of Legalizing Pot
From stoned driving to the taxation of marijuana, Delaware would face multiple vexing challenges if lawmakers ever legalize recreational cannabis use, and a state task force is getting ready to dig into those issues.
Delaware Medical Marijuana Program Eases Requirements for PTSD Patients
The Delaware medical marijuana program is making safe access easier for those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. On July 13, 2017, Delaware Gov. John Carney signed Senate Bill 24, removing the original law’s requirement that PTSD patients be authorized specifically by a psychiatrist.
Governor Carney, Lawmakers Expand Access to Medical Marijuana for Delawareans with PTSD
WILMINGTON, Del., July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Governor John Carney this week signed into law Senate Bill 24, which will expand access to medical marijuana treatment for Delaware veterans, and other Delawareans, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Metatron Prepares Online Storefront As It Readies First Test CBD/Marijuana Product Order and Offer on Buzzlink.com
DOVER, Del., June 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Metatron (OTC PINK: MRNJ), an emerging pioneer of releasing Marijuana & CBD related apps on iTunes and Google Play, is pleased to announce it has added an online storefront.
Metatron, Inc. ($MRNJ) Adds A Specialty CBD Infused Tea Blend In Addition To Its Newly Announced Specialty CBD Coffee Blend And Single Serve Maker
DOVER, Del., June 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Metatron (OTC PINK: MRNJ), an emerging pioneer of releasing Marijuana & CBD related apps on iTunes and Google Play, is pleased to announce it is adding a specialty CBD infused tea blend as a companion to its newly announced Specialty coffee blend.
Delaware Senate Blocks Medical Marijuana Expansion
Concerns from a special interest group and a state agency torpedoed a bill that would expand access to Delaware’s medical marijuana program.
Delaware House Committee Approves Bill to Regulate and Tax Marijuana Like Alcohol
DOVER, Del., May 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Delaware House Revenue and Finance Committee approved a bill Wednesday (9-2) that would make marijuana legal for adults and regulate it similarly to alcohol. HB 110, also known as the Delaware Marijuana Control Act, will now be considered by the full House of Representatives.
Delaware Executes Cannabis Tracking Contract with BioTrackTHC™
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The State of Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), the government agency responsible for regulating the medical use of cannabis in Delaware, has executed the state’s cannabis seed-to-sale tracking and patient registry contract with BioTrackTHC.
Delaware Judge: Possessing Marijuana With Firearm Still a Felony
According to a recent ruling by Superior Court Judge Paul R. Wallace, although the state of Delaware decriminalized marijuana possession in 2015, the state legislature failed to remove a law that made it a felony to simultaneously possess a firearm and a controlled substance.
Israeli Medical Marijuana Company Continues US Expansion
On April 20, 2017, Tikun Olam, a medical marijuana company based out of Israel, announced that it is going to continue its expansion into the United States, following its successful pilot program in the state of Delaware.
Tikun Olam, the World’s Original Medical Cannabis Company, Announces US Expansion of Health & Wellness Brand: Tikun™
NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The United States will experience a wellness revolution through a new line of clinically-proven, proprietary cannabis products from Tikun Olam
$MRNJ Announces Its Cannabis Medical App Development
DOVER, April 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Metatron (OTC PINK: MRNJ), a pioneer of releasing Marijuana & CBD related apps on iTunes and Google Play, announces the agreement for the development of the Buzzlink.com application.
Delaware Legislators Unveil Recreational Marijuana Bill
As the United States Congress begins debating whether to end the federal prohibition of marijuana, Delaware legislators have unveiled a recreational marijuana bill that would legalize adult use in the state.
Majority of Delaware’s Voters Support Legalization
According to a new poll, a majority of voters in Delaware support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
New Bill Would Legalize Marijuana in Delaware
A bill legalizing marijuana for Delaware adults is expected to be introduced in January when the General Assembly reconvenes, the Senate majority whip said. Sen. Margaret Rose Henry, D-Wilmington, who penned Delaware’s medical marijuana bill, said she will propose a bill that would legalize marijuana for Delawareans 21 and older. Henry said the bill has…
Delaware Gov. Signs Bill to Allow Marijuana for Terminally Ill
Family members remember Robert Jester as a big man with a big presence, and on Wednesday, his story made a big difference to many terminally ill Delawareans.
Delaware Gubernatorial Candidate Wants Marijuana Legalization
Delaware Sen. Colin Bonini, a Republican candidate for governor, wants to legalize recreational marijuana in his state, according to a June 23, 2016, article by Delaware Public Media. Bonini said the state’s recent decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana and its approval of medical marijuana essentially have legalized pot in his state.
Most Likely to Succeed in 2016
Marijuana activists and political junkies can barely wait for 2016 to begin, and the list-making has been in full flower for months. But full adult-use legalization may depend as much on the nuts and bolts of petition deadlines or legislative calendars as it does on history, social attitudes and the state of medical marijuana regulation.
Delaware Marijuana Advocates Receive an Early Christmas Gift
Folks in Delaware who oppose the war on drugs received an early Christmas present from the state this past week.
Will the Next Wave of Medical States Undo the Coats Decision?
The Coats decision may ultimately be remembered as an aberration, a false start in the effort to figure out marijuana regulation in the early days.
Is Clemency on The Horizon For Drug Convictions?
The New York Times reported on Friday, July 3, that President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens of nonviolent drug offenders during the next few weeks. But most drug convictions happen under state law. Is there any relief on the horizon for nonviolent drug offenders over-sentenced in state courts?
Delaware House Approves Decriminalization Bill
On June 2, 2015, the Delaware House of Representatives voted to approve HB 39, a bill aimed at decriminalizing marijuana possession in the state.