Legislation

Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

A marijuana reform bill aiming to reduce penalties for marijuana-related offenses has passed the full Senate in Louisiana. The Senate voted 27-12 to advance legislation that would create a...
Texas Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana Tinctures

Texas Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana Tinctures

On Monday, the Texas House approved a bill that would allow patients suffering from epilepsy to use high-CBD marijuana tinctures with the recommendation of a neurologist or epileptologist. Senate...
Utah State Legislature to Revisit Medical Marijuana Bill

Utah State Legislature to Revisit Medical Marijuana Bill

According to Utah Senator Mark Madsen, a medical marijuana bill will be re-introduced in the Utah Senate this session. “We will absolutely bring that bill back,” he said. “It...
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Goes to Senate Vote

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Goes to Senate Vote

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill is scheduled for a vote on Tuesday. The bill, which would legalize limited forms of medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation, was amended on Monday....
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bill Passes Hawaii Legislature

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bill Passes Hawaii Legislature

On Thursday, members of the Hawaii Legislature passed a bill that would allow 16 dispensaries to open statewide in 2016. House Bill 321 would allow eight companies to open...
Colorado Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana For Children in School

Colorado Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana For Children in School

Colorado lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow young children to use medical marijuana in school at the recommendation of their physician. Legislators believe that children who use low-THC...
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...