Texas changes state law for medical marijuana

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IL: Springfield unable to spend marijuana money because of state law.

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Alert – Maine: State Marijuana Regulators Propose Medical Rules to Mirror State Law

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AUGUSTA – Today, the state’s cannabis regulators at the Office of Marijuana… Read More. The post Alert – Maine: State Marijuana Regulators Propose Medical Rules to Mirror State Law first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority Sued for Violating State Law

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A recent lawsuit filed against the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) claims that the organization did not make its meeting agenda available to the public, which violated a state law known as the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act.

Washington legislators strike the word ‘marijuana’ from all state laws, calling term racist

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let’s see all other states do this and ASAP. However, Washington state is taking one word officially off the table: “marijuana.”. Legislators recently passed a law that changes every Revised Code of Washington with the word “marijuana.” State Rep.

Nevada SC Rules “state law protecting “lawful activities” or “lawful off-duty conduct” does not apply to non-medical cannabis consumption”

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In a decision last week, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that the state law protecting “lawful activities” or “lawful off-duty conduct” does not apply to non-medical cannabis consumption, according to an Ogletree Deakins report. Cannabis Law News

NORML Issues Report Highlighting 2021 State Legislative Victories

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State legislators in 2021 enacted over 50 laws liberalizing marijuana policies in more than 25 states. The post NORML Issues Report Highlighting 2021 State Legislative Victories appeared first on NORML.

Oregon: Andrew De Weese Green Light Law Group Pens Open Letter To Gov Brown & AG Rosenblum Re Lawsuit Filed With Regard To State Laws On Cannabis Export

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Washington State University Research Article Says , “Washington state law enforcement officers cite concerns with marijuana legalization”

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Increased drugged driving, greater youth access to marijuana and insufficient officer training are a few of … Read More. Cannabis Law NewsHere’s what the report is outlining… PULLMAN, Wash.

Nebraska advocates aim for a marijuana legalization twofer in 2022

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The post Nebraska advocates aim for a marijuana legalization twofer in 2022 appeared first on Leafly. Politics 2022 Election marijuana legalization nebraska state laws

Investing in State Law Compliant Cannabis Businesses: Part 2 – Diving Deeper

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In Part 1 of this two-part series, we addressed the high-level concerns that a new investor should consider in making an investment in a state legal cannabis company.

COVID-19 interstate compacts could be a model for regional marijuana trade

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A 'western alliance' of legal states could regulate interstate cannabis commerce, say some industry leaders. The post COVID-19 interstate compacts could be a model for regional marijuana trade appeared first on Leafly.

Oregon: UPDATE: Jackson County Hearings Officers Agree That the County’s Greenhouse Enforcement Regime Openly Flouts State Law

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As referenced in my post, the vast majority of these citations involved land that is zoned for exclusive farm use, for which the construction of greenhouses, hoophouses or other crop protection structures have never before been controversial and is indeed allowed outright under Oregon state law.

Guest Post: Is CBD Legal? Federal & State Laws [2019]

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New laws and bills are constantly being passed that create a great deal of confusion in the cannabis world. Is CBD legal in all 50 states? In this article I’m going to update you on the legal status of CBD , and only CBD, in the United States. I will not cover the legal status of marijuana or any other substance. Unlike marijuana which contains large quantities of the cannabinoid THC that is responsible for making you feel high, CBD will not make you high.

Lanham Act Preemption of State Law Where Cannabis Trademarks Are At Issue

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As cannabis products become legal in more and more states, commercial interest grows in protecting the trademarks associated with those products. But what about state or common law rights in trademarks for cannabis products? Source: JD Supra.

New Washington state law worries marijuana growers over cross-pollination from hemp farms

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A new Washington state law has marijuana cultivators concerned over the potential of cross-pollination from hemp growers, which could prove disastrous to their bottom line if it occurs – potentially costing them up to tens of thousands of dollars in damages. New Washington state law worries marijuana growers over cross-pollination from hemp farms.

Class actions against CBD companies proliferate under federal and state law

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Consumer products law blog. Class actions against CBD companies proliferate under federal and state law. And, just last week, a California defendant in a CBD class action filed a motion to dismiss on the grounds that the plaintiffs’ claims are preempted by federal law.

US AG William Bar Indicates A Preference To Enactment Of STATES Law Rather Than Current Situation

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Marijuana Moment reports. Attorney General William Barr said on Wednesday that he would prefer that Congress enact legislation allowing states to legalize marijuana instead of continuing the current approach under which a growing number of states have ended cannabis prohibition in conflict with federal law. Read the full Marijuana Moment Report at. Attorney General Says He Prefers Marijuana Reform Bill To Current Federal Law.

Flying with Marijuana – What You Need to Know

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This is a frequently asked question by medical cannabis patients and caregivers who are needing to travel outside their resident state. The Answer According to Federal Law. The Answer According to State Law. Or if the visiting state is recreationally legal, (i.e.

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Capitol Confidential: Colorado moves to protect jobs of legal consumers

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Politics cannabis legalization Capitol Confidential marijuana legalization state laws state legislatureStop firing people for relaxing on their own time, Colorado Boss. Also: Kentucky makes progress on medical legalization, and Virginia may decriminalize.

Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today

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House Bill 652 amends state law so that offenses involving the possession of up to 14 grams of marijuana are punishable by a fine of no more than $100 – no arrest and no jail time. The post Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today appeared first on NORML.

Fed Chief Says, “conflicting federal and state laws on the sale of marijuana and other cannabis products put bank supervisors in a “very difficult place.”

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Senate Tuesday that conflicting federal and state laws on the sale of marijuana and other cannabis products put bank supervisors in a “very difficult place.” Cannabis Law NewsFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said before the U.S. ” Asked by Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., about the Fed’s thoughts on the cannabis space, the leader of the U.S. central bank said further regulatory guidance would be helpful for bank overseers.

Can I Fly With Medical Cannabis?

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This is a frequently asked question by medical cannabis patients and caregivers who are needing to travel outside their resident state. The Answer According to Federal Law. The Answer According to State Law. Or if the visiting state is recreationally legal, (i.e.

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Federal vs. State Approaches to Cannabis: Recent DEA Data Shows Increase In Enforcement While States Move Toward Decriminalization and Legalization

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One might think that the recent uptick in the legalization of recreational marijuana usage would correlate with a decline in the arrests and seizures related to the leafy-green. million marijuana plants and conducted more than 6,600 marijuana related arrests.

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Virginia: Marijuana Arrests Decline Year-Over-Year

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The total number of marijuana-related marijuana arrests declined more than eight percent from 2018 to 2019, according to annual data compiled by the Virginia State Police. Marijuana-related arrests comprised 57 percent of all drug-related arrests recorded in 2019.

Illinois: Bill Eliminates Marijuana Drug Testing Requirement for Those Seeking to Have Their Criminal Records Expunged

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Those seeking to expunge their records should not be penalized simply because they have recently engaged in behavior that is now perfectly legal under state law.". NORML's Deputy Director Paul Armentano called the legislation "a common sense fix.

The Future of Federal Marijuana Laws Remains Dazed and Confusing

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Marijuana’s categorization under U.S. federal law as a Schedule 1 drug puts us far behind our international partners and scientific competitors, including the U.K., Although, marijuana may be one of the truly bipartisan issues in the U.S.

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Louisiana Expands State Medical Marijuana Program

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New laws expanding the medical marijuana program in Louisiana went into effect on August 1. Home cultivation remains illegal for the more than 4,000 registered medical marijuana patients. Federal Law: SAFE Banking Act.

Municipalities Moving Away from Marijuana Testing for Employees

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Municipal officials in various cities nationwide are moving away from policies requiring marijuana testing for public employees. In the city of Rochester, council members approved municipal legislation on Tuesday barring pre-employment marijuana testing for non-safety sensitive city employees.

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Too Natural for Naturalization: Even Decriminalized Marijuana Can be a Bar to US Citizenship

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As a number of states and the District of Columbia have moved to permit possession, use and sale of marijuana for both medicinal and recreational purposes and the business of legalized cannabis distribution has grown exponentially, federal law banning such activity remains unchanged. Deeming the trend in state law irrelevant, federal immigration authorities have in fact moved in the opposite direction.

American Bar Association Endorses Ending Marijuana Prohibition

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The American Bar Association (ABA) has passed a resolution in support of ending federal marijuana prohibition and removing the substance from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). In language that does not mince words, the proposal reads : FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges Congress to enact legislation to remove marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.

California Supreme Court: Cannabis Law Not Applicable to Prison Inmates

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Inmates in prison are not allowed to possess recreational marijuana while incarcerated, according to a new ruling by the California Supreme Court. Raybon , involves five inmates in a California state prison who were convicted on felony charges after being found with marijuana in their cells.

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Federal Lawmakers Aim To Legalize Marijuana This Year

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I introduced S.420, my bill to legalize and responsibly regulate and tax marijuana,” Wyden tweeted on February 8. “It’s It’s time to bring our country’s marijuana policies into the 21st century, and my legislation is the way to do it.”. NEW: I introduced S.420, my bill to legalize and responsibly regulate and tax marijuana. It’s time to bring our country’s marijuana policies into the 21st century, and my legislation is the way to do it.

9 Marijuana Strains To Help Chronic Pain

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As its medicinal benefits earn heightened recognition, marijuana continues to become more accepted across the United States. Various state laws are gradually beginning to embrace the plant as a recreational pastime, too.

The Week in Weed: April 5, 2019

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Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Our weekly review starts in Georgia, where the governor is expected to sign a medical marijuana reform bill into law. The law will allow grow houses and production facilities in the state, which will be heavily regulated. The General Law Committee has passed a bill that would establish a marijuana industry in the state.

Majority of Virginians Favor Legalizing Marijuana

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A University of Mary Washington survey shows 61 percent of Virginians favor legalizing the adult use of marijuana. Virginia attitudes, like American attitudes, are increasingly supportive of ending the failed policy of marijuana prohibition and replacing it with a legal marketplace in which products can be safely regulated for responsible consumers. “It comes as no surprise that a majority of Virginians support legalizing marijuana.

Marijuana Users Scoring New Employment Protections

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A little more than a decade ago, marijuana use was illegal in every state. Marijuana use is now fully legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia, and an additional 18 states allow use for medical reasons. State Law Considerations.