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Maine Governor May Veto Marijuana Law Rewrite Approved by Legislature

Maine Governor May Veto Marijuana Law Rewrite Approved by Legislature

Maine Governor May Veto Marijuana Law Rewrite Approved by Legislature

On Oct. 23, 2017, the Maine House of Representatives and Senate voted in a special session to approve LR 2395, a bill that would rewrite the Marijuana Legalization Act and pave the way for recreational marijuana sales. The measure will now go to the desk of Gov. Paul LePage, where it faces an uncertain future.

Some Ohioans Want Residency Requirement For Medical Pot Business Licenses

Some Ohioans Want Residency Requirement for Medical Pot Business Licenses

As the Ohio Department of Commerce prepares to give licenses to medical marijuana growers, some entrepreneurs want the state to restrict licensees to only those who live in Ohio. Ohio’s medical marijuana law allows the Department of Commerce to grant licenses to 12 large growing operations and 12 small growing operations.

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should appear on Michigan’s November ballot, despite the state’s claim that some of the group’s petition signatures are out of date, according to an Aug. 7, 2016, article at Michigan Radio.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.

Oregon

Oregon May Welcome Out-of-State Investors

On Feb. 9, 2016, the Oregon Joint Committee on Marijuana Legalization approved House Bill 4014, a bill that would repeal the state’s two-year residency requirement for licensed marijuana business applicants.

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Rule Change May Permit Out-of-State Financing in Washington State

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is considering rule changes that would allow more out-of-state financing in Washington’s cannabis industry. If adopted, the changes could go into effect as early as March 24.


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