Medical cannabis has been made available to patients in Illinois over the course of the past two months and has already made a significant impact.
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Two days before Christmas, on Dec. 23, 2015, Eugene resident Michael Hirsch was fired from his job as a senior programmer and systems analyst with Lane County in Oregon. He was let go as a result of testing positive for marijuana use—medical marijuana use.
Folks in Delaware who oppose the war on drugs received an early Christmas present from the state this past week.
Conservatives are the majority in Missouri, the southern end of the Midwest; even here, though, there are a number of marijuana initiatives in development for the 2016 ballot.
Since the passing of Measure 91, Oregon’s path to marijuana legalization has been awash in waves of new legislation. These legislative waves have produced a policy roadmap that can sometimes be difficult to navigate.
Oregon is certainly setting a high bar for what a profitable and well-regulated recreational market could look like for the industry; however, there are still a few features of the market in Washington that recreational customers have an appetite for that remains to be filled.
A provision included in the new legislative framework will make Oregon the first state in the country to allow delivery of recreational marijuana by licensed retailers to adults over the age of 21.
In last week’s city council meeting, commissioner Dan Saltzman proposed amending legislation to create a “green light district” in the downtown region.
On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, Colorado celebrated a “tax holiday” that suspended the taxes on marijuana for growers and customers alike. It felt like a shopping holiday, too, with customers lining up around the corner at shops in Denver.
Since the passing of Measure 91 in Oregon, a number of other important measures have been passed that detail the way that the state’s path to recreational marijuana will unfold.
On July 27, 2015, Gov. Kate Brown signed SB 460, a bill that allows adults over the age of 21 to purchase from existing medical marijuana dispensaries, before state or local regulations are in place.