State Policy Weekly Update 6/24/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative developments in Arizona, California, Louisiana, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.  Arizona House Bill  2050 amends state law so that  honorably discharged veterans who have lived in Arizona for one year will no longer need to pay the $150 fee to the state to obtain a medical marijuana certification card. Instead, they would […]

State Policy Weekly Update 6/10/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative developments in California, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Louisiana, New York and North Carolina.  CaliforniaSeveral pieces of reform-friendly legislation have advanced out of their chambers of origin and are now awaiting hearings in their second chambers.  Read about more pending bills. The Employment Rights for cannabis users bill, AB 2188 (Quirk), was […]

California: Multiple Reform Bills Continue to Advance

Several pieces of reform-friendly legislation have advanced out of their chambers of origin and are now awaiting hearings in their second chambers. “We’re happy to see that many of the cannabis reform bills which we have been activating our membership to lobby for are moving through the California legislature,” said Cal NORML Deputy Director Ellen […]

State Policy Weekly Update 5/27/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative developments in Delaware, Rhode Island, California, Louisiana, and North Carolina!  California  SB 1186 requires all local governments to permit access to medicinal cannabis via either the establishment of licensed dispensaries or via delivery. Update: This bill has passed in the state Senate and heads to the Assembly. Send a message […]

State Policy Weekly Update 5/20/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative developments in Delaware, Rhode Island, Louisiana and Massachusetts!  California  AB 2188, which protects the employment rights of cannabis consumers, heads to the assembly floor. The bill bans employers from denying jobs or firing employees based solely upon a positive drug test for inactive metabolites of THC. Send a message of […]

Delaware: House Members Pause Action on Marijuana Retail Bill Until After Legislative Break

For the second time this legislative session, members of the House addressed legislation to establish a regulated, adult-use cannabis market. House Bill 372, the Delaware Marijuana Control Act, provides for commercial production and sale of marijuana by state-licensed entities.  Earlier this year, House members failed to advance similar legislation by two votes. Because the measure […]

State Policy Weekly Update 5/13/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative advancement in California, Delaware, Louisiana, New Jersey, and more! California  Pain patients rights legislation, AB 1954, passed through the committee process and now heads to the Assembly floor. This bill prohibits a physician and surgeon from automatically denying treatment or medication to a qualified patient, as defined, based solely on […]

State Policy Weekly Update 5/6/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative advancements in several states, including Colorado, Delaware, Louisiana, Missouri, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, and South Carolina.  Colorado Senate Bill 099 streamlines and expands the record sealing process for those with marijuana-related records. This legislation also provides employment and tenant protections for those whose records have been sealed.. Update: Members of the […]

State Policy Weekly Update 4/29/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative advancements in several states, including Kentucky, Virginia, Vermont, Tennessee, and Kansas.  Vermont Current state law in Vermont provides a THC cap of 30 percent for cannabis flower and 60 percent in solid concentrates. Such caps are arbitrary and are not in the best interest of cannabis consumers, especially medical patients […]

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