Legislation

Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state’s medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals...
Illinois Moves Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

Illinois Moves Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

On Thursday, the Illinois House approved a measure that would decriminalize possession of 15 grams of less of marijuana by people 18 and older. The measure would make low-level...
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

A Pennsylvania Senate committee has voted to send a medical marijuana legalization bill to the full Senate. The proposed bill that is moving forward has had some updates made...
NC House Panel Rejects Medical Marijuana Proposal

NC House Panel Rejects Medical Marijuana Proposal

On Wednesday, a North Carolina House committee unanimously voted down a proposal that would have legalized medical marijuana for people suffering from debilitating illnesses. One medical marijuana supporter present...
New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Decriminalization

New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Decriminalization

On Wednesday, the New Hampshire House voted in favor of decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession.  The measure won by a landslide with over 300 votes. The decriminalization measure decriminalizes possession...
Nebraska Debates Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nebraska Debates Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nebraska Senator Tommy Garrett has introduced the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act, which aims to legalize medical marijuana for patients suffering from debilitating illnesses. The legislation was debated on...
Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and...
Legislation Could Clarify Michigan Marijuana Rules

Legislation Could Clarify Michigan Marijuana Rules

Two pieces of legislation introduced in Michigan seek to clarify grey areas left in the state’s medical marijuana program. Bipartisan legislation introduced last week would allow for “provisioning centers”...
Virginia Approves Marijuana Tinctures for Epilepsy

Virginia Approves Marijuana Tinctures for Epilepsy

On Tuesday, the Virginia General Assembly passed legislation to allow the use of marijuana oils and extracts to treat severe epilepsy. The measure, introduced by Delegate Dave Albo, passed...
Jamaica Makes Moves Towards Marijuana Decriminalization

Jamaica Makes Moves Towards Marijuana Decriminalization

On Friday, the Jamaican Senate passed a bill to decriminalize marijuana for medical, scientific, and religious purposes.  The bill would make possession of up to two ounces of marijuana...