Nebraska advocates aim for a marijuana legalization twofer in 2022

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Foiled in their bid to legalize in 2020, advocates up the ante and go for both medical and adult-use measures in 2022. The post Nebraska advocates aim for a marijuana legalization twofer in 2022 appeared first on Leafly. Politics 2022 Election marijuana legalization nebraska state law

Save The Date: National Marijuana Interdisciplinary Symposium May 13-15, 2022

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National Marijuana Interdisciplinary Symposium May 13-15, 2022. California Western School of Law, San Diego California Virtual Registration Fee $299 . Sponsors:… Read More. Cannabis Law News Global Forum National Interdisciplinary Marijuana Symposium

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Decriminalize Psilocybin California 2022 Push Starts Now

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The post Decriminalize Psilocybin California 2022 Push Starts Now first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Here is what they are saying on their twitter account…… Also read California Activists Gear Up For… Read More.

Launceston secures 2022 Australian Industrial Hemp Conference

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Now all they have to do is actually open the state up to the rest of the country by 2022. The post Launceston secures 2022 Australian Industrial Hemp Conference first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Switzerland’s model project for cannabis legalization to start in 2022 – Imports Prohibited

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The post Switzerland’s model project for cannabis legalization to start in 2022 – Imports Prohibited first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Hanf Magazine reports… on a cautious start. It is Switzerland ! A model project for the legal distribution of… Read More.

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Cuomo Signs N.Y. Pot Bill, With Sales Due as Soon as 2022

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Pot Bill, With Sales Due as Soon as 2022 appeared first on SpeedWeed. New York is set to become the nation’s second-largest legal marijuana market after Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation allowing the licensing of dispensaries.

Michigan: Escabana Says Maybe We’ll Think About Cannabis In 2022

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Local media outlet the Daily press reports……Legal marijuana sales in Escanaba may not get the go-ahead from the city’s government until the fall of 2022.

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Floridians won’t get to vote on recreational cannabis in 2020, looks like 2022 is the earliest

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A group pushing a constitutional amendment said Monday that it will drop its bid to get the proposal on this year’s ballot and instead will focus on 2022. Its signed petitions are valid for two years, so they can put them toward the 2022 ballot effort. FHN News Reports.

Cannabis Spending in the U.S. to Reach Over $22 Billion by 2022

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billion in 2022. Despite supply shortages, Canada also expects to see a significant milestone in cannabis sales by 2022. to Reach Over $22 Billion by 2022 appeared first on WeedAdvisor. Despite being illegal on a federal level and recreational use banned in all but a handful of states, U.S. cannabis spending is expected to almost triple in the next few years. According to Bloomberg , sales will jump from $8.6 billion in 2017 to $22.2

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Philadelphia: Mayor Signs Law Prohibiting Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis

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It takes effect on January 1, 2022. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed municipal legislation into law prohibiting certain citywide employers from requiring prospective hires to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

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USA – New Report: Research Dive Say “While there is a decline in the growth rate due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the market is likely to recover by Q3/Q4 of 2022”

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Here’s the press release – use the link below to request the report. The COVID-19 pandemic has immensely impacted the Global Medical Marijuana Market and … Read More. Medical Cannabis News

Dozens of Congressional Leaders Sign Letter To Restrict DOJ Enforcement Of Prohibition

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Today, a bipartisan group of 44 representatives sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee calling for the upcoming FY 2022 spending package to build upon existing policy for state-legal medical marijuana programs and expand protections to include adult-use marijuana marketplaces now in effect in 17 states.

South Dakota: House Members Approve Legislation to Delay Implementation of Voter-Approved Medical Cannabis Law

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House Bill 1100, which is backed by Governor Noem and other legislative leaders, pushes back the timeline from this summer until early 2022. The post South Dakota: House Members Approve Legislation to Delay Implementation of Voter-Approved Medical Cannabis Law appeared first on NORML.

Warning! This ballot measure could kill legalization in Florida

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If Amendment 4 passes this year, legalization can't be adopted in 2022. The post Warning! This ballot measure could kill legalization in Florida appeared first on Leafly. Politics Election 2020 Florida marijuana legalization

Montana just voted to legalize marijuana. Here’s what happens next

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It'll be legal to possess and enjoy cannabis on Jan. 1, 2021. Stores will open in Jan. The post Montana just voted to legalize marijuana. Here’s what happens next appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis Election 2020 legalization Montana

Vermont finally OKs retail cannabis stores, years after legalizing

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Stores are expected to open in May 2022. It's good news for consumers. The post Vermont finally OKs retail cannabis stores, years after legalizing appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use legalization cannabis sales cannabis stores marijuana legalization marijuana stores vermont

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Missouri: Republican lawmaker’s ‘free market’ cannabis legalization push targets state’s license caps

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Missouri voters would decide in 2022 whether to legalize marijuana for adult use if lawmakers approve a Ballwin Republican’s … Read More. The St Louis Post Dispatch reports.

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New Mexico Legislature Passes Cannabis Legalization Bill

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The Cannabis Regulation Act legalizes recreational (or “adult-use”) marijuana throughout New Mexico, with retail sales expected to begin by April 2022. The New Mexico Legislature passed House Bill 2 (“HB 2”) on March 31, 2021.

Maryland: Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Advance Automatic Expungement Measure

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Legislators decided 116 to 15 in support of House Bill 83 , which mandates , “All court records and police records relating to any … charge of possession of marijuana, … where marijuana is the only charge, the case shall be automatically expunged on or before October 1, 2022.”

New Rhode Island governor pitches adult-use cannabis legalization plan

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Dan McKee wants to legalize adult-use cannabis, proposing a program that would issue 25 retail licenses a year with a market launch in April 2022. Rhode Island Gov.

Wyoming Looking at Full Marijuana Legalization to Generate ~$49.5M in New Revenues – Cannabis Business Executive

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million in new revenue for the state in fiscal year 2022. The Department of Revenue (DOR) estimates these revenue increases to remain flat from FY 2022 – FY 2024.” [ Read more at Oil City News ]. 14 Wyoming legislators are sponsoring a bill to legalize marijuana in the state.

Oklahoma House approves expanding nonresident medical marijuana licenses – Cannabis Business Executive

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House Bill 2022 from Rep. Medical marijuana licenses for Oklahoma residents last for two years, so HB 2022 would change nonresident licenses to match up. The Oklahoma House on Thursday approved extending the length of medical marijuana licenses granted to out-of-state residents.

Province announces new sales programs to benefit cannabis producers, Indigenous businesses

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Said to be the result of input and recommendations from long-time cannabis growers, Indigenous leaders, and other stakeholders, this program will launch in 2022.

Nearly 20 Vermont towns vote to allow recreational cannabis sales

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Recreational sales aren’t expected to begin in Vermont until October 2022 at the earliest. Voters in Vermont’s biggest city, Burlington, as well as the state capital, Montpelier, and at least 16 other towns approved recreational cannabis sales in their communities.

The 2020 Election Takeaway For Marijuana: Ballot Initiatives Work

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Thus, as with medical marijuana in Florida, the best chance of legalizing adult-use marijuana in the state is through a ballot initiative for the 2022 election. Two adult-use marijuana initiatives fell short of making the ballot for 2020, but still have a chance for 2022. Until then, the outcome of these two cases is the next pivotal step in determining whether Florida voters will have the opportunity to legalize marijuana for adult-use in 2022. By: Matthew Ginder.

New Mexico becomes America’s newest legal cannabis state

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Retail sales start April 1, 2022. The governor’s signature today launches an administrative process that will culminate in the launch of commercial sales for adults no later than April 1, 2022. 1, 2022. SANTA FE, NM — New Mexico Gov.

What will legal weed mean in NY? Here’s what you need to know

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Dispensaries won’t open until at least the first half of 2022. Under the new law, the dispensaries can open their doors starting on April 1, 2022, though it could potentially take longer for the first retail cannabis stores to begin operations.

New York becomes 17th state to legalize marijuana

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Retail cannabis stores are expected to open later in 2022. The first operating retail cannabis stores are expected to open in 2022. The new law requires the state to set rules for medical patients by the end of 2021, and for all adults by the end of 2022.

Canada’s chronic shortage of legal cannabis expected to drag out for years

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One industry insider said he now expects that shortage to endure until 2022. Canada’s persistent shortage of legal cannabis could drag on for years. The impending legalization of edible pot will only divert more product away from empty store shelves across the country. “If it was just the current product set, I’d say a year to 18 months,” said Chuck Rifici, CEO of the Toronto-based cannabis company Auxly. Read More

New Mexico bills legalizing recreational marijuana and erasing some criminal records head to governor’s desk – Cannabis Business Executive

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Retail sales of those products are set to begin no later than April 1, 2022, according to the bill. You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / New Mexico / New Mexico bills legalizing recreational marijuana and erasing some criminal records head to governor’s desk.

Legal Marijuana Era Approaches In New York – Cannabis Business Executive

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By late 2022, adults in the state would be able to buy cannabis in retail stores, and could also sample the drug in tasting rooms similar to winetasting venues.

Idaho’s next initiative could be medical marijuana – Cannabis Business Executive

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As North Idaho spokesperson for Kind Idaho, the emerging advocacy group that lobbies for medical marijuana legislation, Meyers said she’s eager to get the issue in front of Idaho voters in 2022. Suzette Meyers is easy to label. Idaho native. Stroke survivor. Registered Republican.

Philadelphia Joins New York City and Nevada in Restricting Pre-Employment Marijuana Tests

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200625 which, effective January 1, 2022, prohibits employers from requiring prospective employees to undergo testing for the presence of marijuana as a condition of employment. On April 28, 2021, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed Bill No.

Efforts to stall South Dakota medical marijuana program fizzle

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That means the voter-approved measure is likely to go forward as is, with a market launch expected in the summer of 2022. A voter-approved medical marijuana program likely will be implemented in South Dakota as scheduled after efforts to stymie the program failed.

New Mexico Leads the Way with Cannabis Lounges

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Nevertheless, New Mexicans and tourists alike will not have to wait that long to begin frequenting cannabis lounges, as recreational sales are expected to begin by April 2022.

Marijuana’s future in South Dakota is far from settled, despite pair of 2020 election victories – Cannabis Business Executive

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The battles crank up Monday when senators debate HB 1100 that would delay medical marijuana until January 1, 2022. There will be plenty of political smoke in the air the next few days and weeks at the state Capitol over where marijuana is heading next in South Dakota.

Harborside enters $5 million ‘strategic investment’ with fellow CA marijuana firm

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According to a news release, Oakland-based Harborside provided the funding for the “strategic investment” through a 15% secured convertible note, on which payment is due in December 2022.