Saturday, May 15, 2021

Politics

New Mexico: Senate Legislation Pending To Legalize Marijuana

Update: House members have tabled SB 278 for the 2017 legislative session, and will not take any further action. Update: Members of the House Business and Industry Committee voted 9-1 on Monday, February 27, to defeat House Bill 89.  State Representatives Bill...

New Hampshire: Lawmakers Sign Off On Legalization Study Commission

Update: The House has adopted the Senate changes. The bill is expected to be transmitted to the Governor imminently. Update: The Senate passed HB 215 with an amendment on June 1. The bill will now return to the House for...

Washington: Legislation Pending to Permit Home Cultivation

Update: HB 1212 did not pass before the legislative crossover and likely will not be passed this year.  Update: Members of the House Committee on Commerce and Gamine have passed a substitute version of HB 1212 to permit the cultivation...

New Mexico: Legislation Before Governor to Expand Medical Cannabis Program

Update: Governor Susana Martinez vetoed HB 527 on April 7. Update: SB 177 was tabled in lieu of HB 527. An amended version of HB 527 is now before the Governor, having passed the House by a vote of 45...

Nebraska: Lawmakers Move Medical Marijuana Bill

Update: The bill stalled on general file without reaching a formal vote of the Legislature. Update: LB 622 has advanced out of committee by a vote of 6 - 1.  LB622 will allow patients with conditions such as Crohn’s disease, epilepsy, opioid addictions...

Oregon: Legislation to End Workplace Discrimination Against Adult Marijuana Consumers Stalls Among Lawmakers

Update: The Oregon Register Guard reports that lawmakers will not take further action on SB 301 this legislative session, stating that the measure lacked support to pass a Senate floor vote. "Key backer Sen. Floyd Prozanski, a Eugene Democrat,...

New York: Support Legislation To Expand State’s Medical Marijuana Law

Update: Members of the Senate Health Committee killed SB 1087 on April 25. Update: Notice of committee consideration was requested on 3/13. Legislation is pending, Senate Bill 1087, to expand the state’s medical marijuana law by removing the existing prohibition on...

Federal: Legislation Pending To Halt Forfeiture Actions Against Marijuana Facilities

Update: HR 331 was referred to committee. Legislation is pending before Congress, HR 331, to halt the federal government from taking civil forfeiture action against properties involved in state-sanctioned, medical marijuana-related conduct. If approved, it would “amend the Controlled Substances...

Indiana: Pending Legislation Seeks to Provide Medical Marijuana Access

Update: Lawmakers failed to take action on SB 255 during the 2017 legislative session, instead moving forward with a far more limited CBD-exemption bill. A Senate lawmaker has reintroduced legislation, SB 255, to regulate marijuana access to qualified patients. The measure,...

New York: Legislation Pending to Eliminate ‘Public View’ Marijuana Possession Arrests

Update: The 2017 legislative session came to a close with lawmakers taking no further action on SB 482 and AB 332. Update: SB 482 and AB 332 have both been referred to committees. Legislation has been filed for the 2017 legislative...
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What’s in the Republican-backed Federal cannabis legalization bill?

We’ve come a long way. Republicans are beginning to introduce bills that would take marijuana off of the Controlled...
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