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New Jersey: Legislation Introduced to Legalize Marijuana

Legislation has been introduced by State Sen. Nicholas Scutari to legalize and regulate the adult use, production, and retail sale of marijuana. In his announcement, Scutari stated: “(T)he negative impacts of the failed “War on Marijuana” cannot be overstated. New Jersey spends more than $ 100 million a year on enforcement of marijuana laws, and possession … Continue reading »

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Michigan NORML Joins Fight to Legalize Marijuana in 2018

Marijuana activists across Michigan are gearing up for a renewed effort to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and up. Last week the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol took the first steps to qualify their new proposal for the 2018 ballot by formally submitting language to the State of Michigan for review. If passed by … Continue reading »

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West Virginia: Legislation Introduced to Legalize Marijuana

Legislation by Delegate Hornbuckle of Cabell, House Bill 3035, to legalize and regulate the adult use, production, and sale of marijuana is before members of the House Health and human Resources Committee. House Bill 3035, allows adults to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and to cultivate up to six cannabis plants for their … Continue reading »

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West Virginia: Legislation Introduced to Legalize Marijuana

Legislation by Delegate Hornbuckle of Cabell, House Bill 3035, to legalize and regulate the adult use, production, and sale of marijuana is before members of the House Health and human Resources Committee. House Bill 3035, allows adults to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and to cultivate up to six cannabis plants for their … Continue reading »

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Wisconsin: Legislation Introduced To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) and Representative Chris Taylor (D-Madison) introduced a pair of bills seeking to provide qualified patients with legal access to medical cannabis. The first bill establishes a statewide medical marijuana program, while the second bill would poll voters’ attitudes on the issue in the form of a nonbinding statewide referendum. Speaking at … Continue reading »

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Wyoming: Legislation Introduced to Legalize Marijuana for Adult Use

Wyoming lawmakers are debating HJR 11, a joint resolution to legalize marijuana for adults over the age of 21. This resolution legalizes and regulates the commercial cultivation and retail sale of marijuana to adults over the age of 21. Under this measure, adults would be able to legally possess up to three ounces of cannabis … Continue reading »

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Kentucky: Legislation Reintroduced to Legalize Marijuana in 2017

Legislation filed by Senator Perry Clark of Louisville, Senate Bill 76, seeks to legalize the possession and use of limited amounts of marijuana for those over the age of 21. SB 76, the Cannabis Freedom Act, allows adults to possess up to one ounce of cannabis, to cultivate up to five cannabis plants, to store … Continue reading »

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New Mexico: Legislation To Be Introduced to Legalize Marijuana

State Representative Bill McCamley has announced intentions to propose legislation to regulate the cultivation and retail sale of marijuana in the state. ”It is either going to happen sooner or it is going to happen later and if it happens sooner we can realize the economic benefits now.” McCamley said. The continued criminalization of adult … Continue reading »

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Arkansas Voters Legalize Medical Marijuana

According to Politico, voters in Arkansas will approve Issue 6, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment. Politico has the measure leading 53 percent to 47 percent and has called the race. “Thanks to the support of Arkansas voters, their state now joins the majority of states in this country in allowing for the medicinal use of marijuana. … Continue reading »

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Illinois: Lawmakers Fail To Consider Bill To Legalize Marijuana Production and Retail Sales

Lawmakers failed to consider legislation to legalize and regulate the adult use and retail sale of cannabis this legislative session.  House Bill 4276, the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, would have permitted those over the age of 21 to legally possess up to 30 grams of cannabis and/or to engage in the home cultivation of … Continue reading »

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