San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed pot regulations, making it more unlikely that people in this weed-friendly city will be able to buy recreational pot when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California.
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Maine’s governor is pushing for lawmakers to delay the start of legal recreational marijuana sales instead of rewriting the voter-approved marijuana law.
Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. The city plans to start accepting applications by the end of the month.
It looks like residents of the Pine Tree State will now have to wait several more months for recreational marijuana sales in Maine.
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera issued an order on Friday that halted a hearing in Baltimore Circuit Court, where Judge Barry Williams had been scheduled to review his decision last week to temporarily stop the commission from issuing any more licenses. Williams’ order expires Sunday.
Lawmakers haven’t been able to tighten Massachusetts cannabis regulations in the ballot law after it passed 185 days ago.
Insys Therapeutics’ stock rose on good news — but not tremendously so.
Maine voters in November approved legalizing marijuana; the law goes into effect January 30.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Legislators in a number of states are pushing forward measures to delay the enactment of voter-initiated marijuana laws. NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri strongly criticized the delays, calling them “an affront to the democratic process.”
The Arkansas House has approved delaying the launch of the state’s medical marijuana program and legislation easing the requirements for doctors who certify a patient is eligible to use the drug.
The so-called emergency measure is supported by both Republican and Democratic leaders, who said state health officials and law enforcement are scrambling to solve a number of issues, including allowable forms and potency of medical marijuana, and oversight of distributors.
On Nov. 24, 2015, Denver officials narrowly avoided renewing a blanket two-year moratorium on new recreational marijuana businesses in Denver and a full ban on new medical licenses.