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Indiana: Lawmakers Approve Dueling CBD Exemption Measures

House and Senate lawmakers have approved separate versions of legislation (House Bill 1148 and Senate Bill 15) to exempt criminal penalties for the possession of CBD extracts by qualified patients. Both bills seek to exempt penalties for the use of CBD extracts by patients with treatment resistant epilepsy. The bills differ regarding whether or not … Continue reading »

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West Virginia: Lawmakers Approve Amended Medical Marijuana Measure

West Virginia legislators on Thursday approved a significantly amended version of Senate Bill 386, which seeks to establish a state-regulated medical cannabis program. The measure now awaits action from Democrat Gov. Jim Justice, who has previously expressed support for permitting qualified patients access cannabis therapy. If signed into law, West Virginia will become the 30th … Continue reading »

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Voters Approve Montana Medical Marijuana Initiative

According to polling information, voters in Montana will approve Initiative 182, the Montana Medical Marijuana Initiative. The Associated Press currently has the measure leading 56 percent to 44 percent. “This decision restores the rights of patients and providers,” said NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano. “Voters were clear in 2004 when they initially enacted the state’s … Continue reading »

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Massachusetts Voters Approve The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act

According to the Associated Press, voters in Massachusetts will approve Question 4, legalizing the adult use of marijuana for adults. The AP has the measure leading by a vote of 53 percent to 47 percent and has called the race. “Massachusetts voters historically have embraced progressive marijuana policies, having previously voted twice to amend various elements … Continue reading »

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New York: Lawmakers Approve Measures To Expand Hemp Program

Legislation has been approved, A 9310 and S 6960, to facilitate the processing and sale of hemp and locally produced hemp products. The measures expand upon New York’s existing hemp research program to permit for the sale, distribution, transportation and processing of industrial hemp and products derived from such hemp. Under existing law, licensed farmers are … Continue reading »

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Delaware: Lawmakers Approve Legislation To Permit Medical Cannabis Use In Schools

On June 16th, House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved legislation, SB 181, to permit designated caregivers to possess and administer non-smoked medical marijuana formulations (e.g. oils/extracts) to qualifying  patients “in a school bus and on the grounds or property of the preschool, or primary or secondary school in which a minor qualifying patient is enrolled.” Senate lawmakers previously … Continue reading »

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