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Maine Governor Vetoes Retail Legalization Implementation

Gov LePage (R-Maine) Republican Gov. Paul LePage today vetoed legislation that sought to regulate the production and sales of cannabis to adults. Members of the House and Senate approved the legislation late last month during a one-day special session, but did so without a veto-proof majority. (Members of the Senate voted 22-9 in favor of the bill. Members … Continue reading »

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Uruguay: Retail Cannabis Sales Begin Today

Select pharmacies in Uruguay are now dispensing marijuana to adults, under regulations that went into effect today. Sixteen pharmacies are presently licensed to engage in cannabis sales, and some 5,000 adults so far have registered with the state to purchase marijuana products — which are capped at a price of $ 1.30 per gram. Sales … Continue reading »

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Maine: Support Measure to Expedite Retail Cannabis Sales

Legislation is pending to expedite the retail sale of marijuana products to those over the age of 21. LD 1448 and LD 1491 would permit licensed medical cannabis dispensaries the opportunity to “sell limited marijuana retail products to a person who is 21 years of age or older.” A majority of voters in November approved … Continue reading »

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Arizona: Measures Introduced To Regulate Marijuana Retail Sales

Arizona Representative Mark Cardenas has introduced legislation to permit the cultivation and retail sale of marijuana for adults. House Bill 2003 would regulate the commercial cultivation and retail sale of marijuana to adults over the age of 21. The measures also permit individuals to cultivate marijuana for their own personal use.  Arizona’s penalties pertaining to … 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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Arizona: Measures To Regulate Marijuana Retail Sales Tabled

House lawmakers failed to act on legislation to permit the personal cultivation and retail sale of marijuana by adults. House Bill 2006 and HB 2406 both sought to regulate the commercial cultivation and retail sale of marijuana to adults over the age of 21. The measures would have also permitted individuals to cultivate marijuana for their own personal … Continue reading »

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Oregon: Governor Signs Measure Allowing Retail Sale of Marijuana Extracts and Edibles

Governor Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 1511, allowing adults 21 and older to immediately become eligible to purchase marijuana extracts and marijuana infused edibles from Oregon dispensaries.  In 2014, residents in Oregon voted to legalize the adult use and retail sale of herbal marijuana. Senate Bill 1511 legally permits adults to also purchase … Continue reading »

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Poll: Two-Thirds Of Californians Support Legalizing Retail Sales Of Marijuana To Adults

More than two in three California voters support the establishment of a state-regulated retail market for the sale of marijuana to adults, according to polling data compiled by the Institute of Government Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Sixty-four percent of respondents agree, “Marijuana should be legal for adults to purchase and use recreationally, … Continue reading »

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