A special legislative commission is looking into the potential effects of legalizing recreational marijuana in Rhode Island as the state’s northern neighbor readies to allow recreational marijuana sales.
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Legislators sue Gov. Susana Martinez over “illegal vetoes” of ten bills, one of those being a bill that would allow researchers to study industrial hemp.
More than $140,000 has already been spent in the state as stakeholders seek a voice in how lawmakers regulate the lucrative recreational industry.
Massachusetts lawmakers are still working out the final provisions in the state’s recreational marijuana law, with one lawmaker proposing banning EBT cards to purchase the recreational drug.
West Virginia’s House voted Tuesday to legalize doctor-prescribed marijuana to treat certain medical conditions following Senate passage of a similar measure last week.
The Arkansas Senate passed a number of bills Thursday regulating medical marijuana.
A pair of bills dealing with medical marijuana will come up before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning in Pierre.
Arkansas lawmakers are once again working to amend the state’s medical marijuana laws. On Jan. 30, 2017, state lawmakers introduced a series of bills that would alter local control on banning and regulating licensed dispensaries as well as how patients could consume medical marijuana.
Some Virginia lawmakers are trying to reduce the criminal penalty of simple marijuana possession. Two new bills would make the punishment a civil penalty.
Although recreational marijuana has recently become legal in Massachusetts, the state’s newly minted laws could already be in store for some drastic changes.
Activists have collected 18,000 signatures on a petition that asks New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign a bill that would allow people to use medical marijuana for post-traumatic stress disorder when it is not treatable by conventional medical means. Creators of the online petition, who work at The Joint Blog, are seeking at least 25,000 signatures.
On Nov. 11, 2015, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a pair of bills that will expedite the distribution of medical marijuana to the critically ill.
As multiple states across the nation consider legalizing medical marijuana, lawmakers and citizens alike are asking, “What will legalizing medical marijuana do to my state?”
Still only a few days into the new legislative session, a staggering 13 marijuana regulation bills have been introduced to the Oregon state legislature.