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New Mexico: Legislation Pending to Expand Medical Cannabis Program

Legislation is pending, Senate Bill 8, to amend the state’s medical cannabis program in a manner that would better serve patients’ needs. Specifically, the measure would amend patient possession limits so that qualified persons may possess up to five ounces of herbal cannabis per month, and it would mandate the Health Department to issue identification cards … Continue reading »

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Florida: Legislation To Expand Medical Marijuana Access Tabled

Legislation that sought to repeal Florida’s unduly restrictive 2014 Compassionate Use Act and replace it with a more expansive medical marijuana law was not heard by lawmakers this legislative session. Senate bill 852, the “Florida Medical Marijuana Act,” would have permitted patients with either a specified medical condition or a specified symptom to use medical marijuana … Continue reading »

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New York: Measure Seeks To Expand Access To Medicinal Cannabis

Legislation is pending the the Assembly to increase patients’ ability gain access to medicinal cannabis. Assembly Bill 9151 calls on the Department of Health to double the number of state-licensed medical cannabis producers and dispensaries. These new facilities will be located in underserved regions of the state. At present, only a total of 20 dispensaries are permitted, … Continue reading »

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Rhode Island: Measure to Expand Safe Access to Medical Marijuana Held For Further Study

Legislation was pending, H 7808, to double the number of state licensed medical marijuana dispensaries from three to six. Doing so would have increased safe access facilities for Rhode Island’s estimated 12,000 state-qualified medical marijuana patients. While state law permits for the home cultivation of cannabis, many patients are too ill to grow their own … 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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New York: Legislation To Expand Medical Marijuana Program Doesn’t Garner Enough Support

Lawmakers failed to pass any meaningful legislation to significantly expand the state’s current medical marijuana program before the legislative ended on June 16th. Read below for more information on all of the legislation that was introduced this legislative session but failed to garner enough support to pass: Assembly Bill 9151 called on the Department of … Continue reading »

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Alabama: Governor Signs Bill to Expand CBD Access

Governor Robert Bentley has signed legislation, House Bill 61, to protect qualified patients eligible for CBD therapy under a physician’s authorization from criminal prosecution. The measure, known as ‘Leni’s Law’, will allow qualified patients to possess CBD preparations containing up to three percent THC. The measure passed in the Senate by a vote of 29 … Continue reading »

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