Sunday, July 14, 2024

Medical Marijuana

New Mexico: Tell Lawmakers to Override Governor’s Hemp Veto

Update: Lawmakers have introduced a third hemp research bill, House Bill 530. This bill was passed by the House on March 14 by a vote of 65 to 1, and now awaits senate action. Update: Governor Martinez has vetoed the...

Washington: Governor Signs Legislation To Exclude Hemp as a Controlled Substance

Update: The Governor signed the law on April 27 and it will go into effect July 23, 2017 Update: The Senate passed HB 2064 48-0 on April 12. The bill will now go to the Governor for their signature or...

Missouri: Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced

Update: The Missouri legislature is adjourned and the bill will not recieve further consideration this year. Update: On May 12 HB 1095 was referred to the House Select Committee on Local, State, Federal Relations and Miscellaneous Business. Legislation has been...

North Carolina: Medical Marijuana Legislation Filed

Update: The bill will not recieve further consideration this year. Update: SB 579 and SB 648 both passed their first readings and were referred to committees. Update: A Senate version of the bill has been introduced, SB 579, by Senators Joel...

Arkansas: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Tax Measure

Update: An amended version of HB 1580 was signed into law and is now Act 1098. It states, “A cultivation facility, dispensary, or other marijuana business shall collect and remit a special privilege tax of four percent from the...

West Virginia: Governor Signs West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act

Update: Gov. Jim Justice signed SB 386 into law on April 19. Update: The House and Senate concurred on an amended version of SB 386 on April 6. A summary of the amended bill is online here. The measure now goes to...

California: Support Legislation to Protect Marijuana Laws From Federal Interference

Update: AB-1578 was passed by members of the Senate Public Safety Committee on June 27 by a 5-2 vote. Update: AB 1578 passed the Assembly on June 1 and now moves to the Senate for consideration. Update: AB 1578 was passed by...

Tell Your Congressional Representative: Join the Cannabis Caucus

Update: Indicating to reporters that a federal crackdown is forthcoming, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said "I'm definitely not a fan of expanded use of marijuana," he said. "States they can pass the laws they choose. I would just say it does...

South Dakota: Two Bills Pertaining to Medical Marijuana Pending

Update: Governor Dennis Daugaard signed legislation March 27, Senate Bill 95, excluding cannabidiol (CBD) from the legal definition of marijuana. The measure reclassifies CBD under state law as a schedule IV controlled substance. You can read the full text here. The...

Tennessee: Legislation Pending to Establish a Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Program

Update: Members of the Senate Judiciary have failed to take any further action regrading SB 860. No further movement is expected on either bill this legislative session. Update: The House version of the bill has been tabled for the 2017...
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New studies expand on how marijuana is good for relationships

It’s not shocking to learn that less fighting occurs when partners are high. But it’s not only that, and...
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