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  • Another Pennsylvania City Decriminalizes Possession
    Early this week in Pennsylvania, the York City Council voted to make the possession of small amounts of marijuana a summary offense with a maximum fine of $100 and no jail time. Previously, it was a criminal misdemeanor that carried up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, or both. Imprisoning individuals for possessing small … Continue reading Another Pennsylvania City Decriminalizes Possession The po...
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  • Another Pennsylvania City Decriminalizes Possession
    Early this week in Pennsylvania, the York City Council voted to make the possession of small amounts of marijuana a summary offense with a maximum fine of $100 and no jail time. Previously, it was a criminal misdemeanor that carried up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, or both. Imprisoning individuals for possessing small … Continue reading Another Pennsylvania City Decriminalizes Possession The po...
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  • New Hampshire Governor Signs Decriminalization Bill
    Yesterday afternoon, with a stroke of New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu’s pen, the “Live Free or Die” state took a big step toward living up to its motto on marijuana policy. HB 640 is now officially on the books and will take effect in 60 days, making New Hampshire the 22nd state, and the final New … Continue reading New Hampshire Governor Signs Decriminalization Bill The post New Hampshire Governo...
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  • New Hampshire Governor Signs Decriminalization Bill
    Yesterday afternoon, with a stroke of New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu’s pen, the “Live Free or Die” state took a big step toward living up to its motto on marijuana policy. HB 640 is now officially on the books and will take effect in 60 days, making New Hampshire the 22nd state, and the final New … Continue reading New Hampshire Governor Signs Decriminalization Bill The post New Hampshire Governo...
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  • Texas Special Legislative Session Begins, Med. Marijuana Bill Introduced
    Texas legislators are back in Austin for another round of policy considerations, and Rep. Eddie Lucio III has introduced HB 85, a medical cannabis improvement bill. This proposal would allow some patients to access whole plant cannabis, including those with terminal cancer, multiple sclerosis, autism, or Parkinson’s Disease. This bill is more restrictive than the … Continue reading Texas Special L...
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  • Texas Special Legislative Session Begins, Med. Marijuana Bill Introduced
    Texas legislators are back in Austin for another round of policy considerations, and Rep. Eddie Lucio III has introduced HB 85, a medical cannabis improvement bill. This proposal would allow some patients to access whole plant cannabis, including those with terminal cancer, multiple sclerosis, autism, or Parkinson’s Disease. This bill is more restrictive than the … Continue reading Texas Special L...
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  • Massachusetts Lawmakers Reach Compromise on Marijuana Regulation
    After weeks of persistent advocacy from Massachusetts residents, the Senate and House have reached a compromise that largely respects the will of the people. The House’s flawed “repeal and replace” bill would have made disastrous changes to the law voters approved, and we are relieved that the Legislature has agreed to a more sensible plan … Continue reading Massachusetts Lawmakers Reach Compromis...
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  • Massachusetts Lawmakers Reach Compromise on Marijuana Regulation
    After weeks of persistent advocacy from Massachusetts residents, the Senate and House have reached a compromise that largely respects the will of the people. The House’s flawed “repeal and replace” bill would have made disastrous changes to the law voters approved, and we are relieved that the Legislature has agreed to a more sensible plan … Continue reading Massachusetts Lawmakers Reach Compromis...
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  • Delaware Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Improvement Bill
    On Wednesday, Delaware Gov. John Carney signed SB 24 into law. Now, patients in the First State suffering from PTSD will no longer need to visit a psychiatrist in order to obtain a certification for medical cannabis. They can instead get their certifications signed by any physician. The change to the program takes effect immediately. … Continue reading Delaware Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Imp...
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  • West Virginia Medical Marijuana Bill Takes Effect, but No Access for Most Patients Until 2019
    The West Virginia medical cannabis bill officially took effect on Wednesday. Unfortunately, however, most or all patients will not be able to benefit from the law until July 1, 2019, unless something changes. The law would allow the regulatory agency to make agreements with other states to allow terminally ill cancer patients to buy medical … Continue reading West Virginia Medical Marijuana Bill T...
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  • Minnesota Accepting Petitions to Add Qualifying Conditions
    The Minnesota medical cannabis program is now accepting petitions to add qualifying conditions. Once again, MPP is teaming up with local advocate group Sensible Minnesota to petition to expand the program. Post-traumatic stress disorder — which was added as a result of last year’s petition process — qualifies starting on Aug. 1, and the year … Continue reading Minnesota Accepting Petitions to Add ...
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  • Arkansas Medical Marijuana Applications Now Open for Patients and Caregivers
    Patients and caregivers can begin enrolling in Arkansas’ medical marijuana program now, although cards will not be available for some time. If you are a qualifying patient, you can go to the Arkansas Department of Health website and enroll online, or you can mail in your application. Patients must submit a written certification form filled … Continue reading Arkansas Medical Marijuana Applications...
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  • Delaware Legislature Enacts Cannabis Regulation Task Force
    Early Saturday morning, as the 2017 Legislative session came to a close, the Delaware General Assembly passed a resolution establishing a task force to discuss how to tax and regulate cannabis in the First State. While we’d hoped to end marijuana prohibition outright this year in Delaware, this is an important step forward. The task … Continue reading Delaware Legislature Enacts Cannabis Regulatio...
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  • Legal Adults Sales Begin in Nevada
    Legal adult marijuana sales began in Nevada on Saturday, making it the fifth state in the nation to establish a regulated marijuana market for adults. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. PT, adults 21 and older with a valid ID will be able to purchase up to one ounce of marijuana or one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana-infused … Continue reading Legal Adults Sales Begin in Nevada The post Legal Adults Sales Be...
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  • New Hampshire Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill
    On Wednesday, Gov. Chris Sununu signed an important bill into law that will expand the number of seriously ill patients who qualify for New Hampshire’s medical cannabis law. Beginning on August 27, HB 160 will add PTSD to the medical cannabis law and make other improvements to the program. You can read a summary of … Continue reading New Hampshire Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Th...
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  • Missouri Medical Marijuana Campaign Raising Funds and Gathering Signatures
    New Approach Missouri is closing in on its second quarter finance reporting. Having a strong financial report translates to having continued success in the campaign to create a medical marijuana program in Missouri. Additionally, New Approach Missouri has been promised $200,000 in matching funds once the organization meets its own fundraising goal of $250,000 – … Continue reading Missouri Medical ...
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  • Utah Patients Coalition Launches 2018 Medical Cannabis Initiative Campaign
    This week, the Utah Patients Coalition (UPC) launched a 2018 medical cannabis ballot initiative campaign. The Marijuana Policy Project will help to lead this effort to victory next year, and we are excited for the historic campaign ahead. The goal of the ballot initiative is simple: to establish a medical cannabis program that allows Utah … Continue reading Utah Patients Coalition Launches 2018 Me...
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  • Louisiana Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Worker Protections Into Law
    Last Thursday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law SB 35 — Sen. Yvonne Colomb’s bill to prevent workers employed in the medical cannabis sector from facing felony criminal charges simply for going to work. This important victory marks a critical improvement to legislation first enacted in 1978. With the governor’s signature, seriously ill … Continue reading Louisiana Governor Signs Med...
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  • Florida Medical Marijuana Regulations Bill Signed
    On Friday, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed medical marijuana regulation legislation into law. The legislature passed SB 8A in a special session after the regular session ended without a bill to implement Amendment 2, which legalized medical marijuana and was supported by 71% of voters last year. The new law outlines licensing for 10 new companies … Continue reading Florida Medical Marijuana Reg...
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  • Hawaii Governor Sign Medical Marijuana Improvements
    On Thursday, Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed into law H.B. 1488, a bill to expand the existing medical marijuana dispensary program. H.B. 1488 adds rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis to the list of qualifying conditions and allows patients and caregivers to access testing facilities. Patients and caregivers will be allowed to cultivate three … Continue reading Hawaii Govern...
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  • Vermont House Votes to Delay Legalization Bill
    Yesterday, the Vermont Senate amended and passed H. 511, a bill that would make marijuana legal in Vermont. Unfortunately, the House rejected an effort to bring the bill up for consideration, and the veto session ended without further action. H. 511 will have to wait until the Legislature reconvenes — either later this year or … Continue reading Vermont House Votes to Delay Legalization Bill The p...
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  • Vermont Senate Approves Legalization Compromise Bill
    For the third time this year, the Vermont Senate has passed a marijuana legalization bill. This time, the bill has been revised to address Gov. Phil Scott’s concerns, and we have good reason to expect that he will sign it when it reaches his desk. Unfortunately, it is not clear at all when the amended … Continue reading Vermont Senate Approves Legalization Compromise Bill The post Vermont Senate A...
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  • Maine Regulation Bills Progressing
    Since the formation of the Joint Select Committee on Marijuana Legalization Implementation in Maine, a few bills have been progressing steadily. The first bill is LD 243, which would transfer the authority to oversee adult-use marijuana from the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to the Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations within the … Continue reading Maine Regul...
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  • New York Legislature Pass Bill to Add PTSD to Medical Marijuana Program
    On Tuesday, the New York Senate took an important step toward improving the state’s medical marijuana program by passing S 5629, which would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition. The Assembly had already overwhelmingly passed an identical bill, A 7006. The bills now head to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk. MPP’s Kate Bell … Continue reading New York Legislature Pass Bill to...
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  • Pennsylvania Health Department Announces First Round of Permits
    At a press conference today, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the recipients of the first round of medical marijuana business permits. A total of 12 cultivation and processing permits were awarded, two in each of six designated regions. The department received approximately 177 applications for this type of permit. The announcement of up to … Continue reading Pennsylvania Health Dep...
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  • New Mexico Health Secretary Rejects Medical Cannabis Board Recommendations
    Earlier this year, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez vetoed H.B. 527, which would have strengthened and expanded the state’s medical cannabis program. Among other changes, the bill would have created legal protections for agency staff and employees of labs, product manufacturers, and others; added protections for patients visiting from other medical cannabis states; and expanded … Continue readi...
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  • Nevada Governor Signs Marijuana Bills as Adult-Use Sales Cleared for Early Start
    Nevada is moving toward well-regulated and accessible medical and recreation marijuana programs – Governor Sandoval signed marijuana-related bills into law and the state has approved early-start recreational sales! Of the bills, the first, SB344, requires marijuana edibles be in unattractive, childproof packaging; the second, AB422, lowers medical marijuana patient fees; and the third, SB487, impo...
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  • Massachusetts Lawmakers Attempting to Repeal and Replace Legalization Law
    In Massachusetts, the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy just approved a “repeal and replace” bill that bears very little resemblance to the legalization law passed by 1.8 million voters in November. The bill would undermine efforts to replace the unregulated market with a system of licensed businesses. It would take away the right of voters … Continue reading Massachusetts Lawmakers Attempting t...

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