Legislation

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...
Marijuana Edibles May Not Come to Oregon Until July 2016

Marijuana Edibles May Not Come to Oregon Until July 2016

This week, the Oregon Legislature began establishing guidelines for the state’s recreational marijuana program.  While marijuana  possession is legal starting July 1, Oregon residents may have to wait longer...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed in New York

Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed in New York

New York State Senator Liz Krueger has introduced a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 18 and older. According to the bill summary, recreational marijuana would be...
Four Marijuana Bills Planned in Maine

Four Marijuana Bills Planned in Maine

In the 2015 legislative session, Maine legislators will be weighing in on four marijuana-related measures. The measures vary. One aims to legalize recreational marijuana in Maine. Another would set...
New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday, the New York State Assembly voted to pass legislation that would legalize the use and possession of medical marijuana for patients suffering from illnesses such as cancer...
High-CBD Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Florida Lawmakers

High-CBD Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Florida Lawmakers

On Friday, legislators in Florida voted to allow doctors to prescribe high-CBD strains of marijuana to patients suffering from epilepsy, cancer, and Lou Gherig’s disease. Governor Rick Scott has...
Medical Marijuana Tinctures Approved in Iowa

Medical Marijuana Tinctures Approved in Iowa

On Thursday, lawmakers in Iowa legalized medical marijuana tinctures for individuals suffering from severe forms of epilepsy. The bill allows patients, or their guardians, to possess up to 32...
Florida Senate Passes Low-THC Marijuana Bill

Florida Senate Passes Low-THC Marijuana Bill

The Florida Senate has voted 36-3 to legalize the “Charlotte’s Web” strain of medical marijuana.  The low-THC strain has become popular n medical marijuana states such as Colorado, prompting...