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Michigan Marijuana Legalization One Step Closer to 2018 Ballots

Michigan Marijuana Legalization One Step Closer to 2018 Ballots

Michigan Marijuana Legalization One Step Closer to 2018 Ballots

It’s been a hot button issue for years, but action in Michigan to legalize recreational marijuana has hit the ground running.

Conn DCP Seagull

Commissioner Seagull Recommends New Medical Marijuana Conditions

HARTFORD, Conn., June 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On Wednesday, June 7th, the Board of Physicians met to discuss five (5) petitions to add new conditions to the Medical Marijuana Program. The Board took votes and made recommendations to the Commissioner.

Conn DCP Seagull

Consumer Protection Commissioner Proposed New Medical Marijuana Conditions

HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris informed the Board of Physicians of his decision regarding which conditions DCP will seek to add to the list of debilitating conditions through the regulation making process.

Idaho Moms For Marijuana Protester Cited in State Capital

Idaho Moms For Marijuana Protester Cited in State Capital

Serra Frank was protesting in Boise, Idaho, with Idaho Moms for Marijuana during the second annual New Year’s Smoke Out Protest on Jan. 1, 2016. At 4:20 p.m., she was cited for misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia, and gave her marijuana to the police, according to Jan. 1, 2016 articles in local media.

New Jersey

Medical Marijuana Petition in New Jersey Gets 18,000 Signatures

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.

MI Legalize

Michigan Group Argues For Ballot Question on Pot Legalization

MI Legalize is arguing a question about pot legalization should appear on Michigan’s November ballot, despite the state’s claim that some of the group’s petition signatures are out of date, according to an Aug. 7, 2016, article at Michigan Radio. State law requires signatures on petitions for ballot questions to be no older than 180 days, but some on this petition are.

California

California Group Petitions Feinstein For Change on Drug Policy

An amendment protecting state medical marijuana programs from federal meddling passed the Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of 21-9. Of those 9 “nays,” only one was from a Democrat—U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein from California. The Drug Policy Alliance hopes to sway the legislator’s opinion.


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