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Maryland Senate Passes Amended Medical Marijuana Legislation

Maryland Senate Passes Amended Medical Marijuana Legislation

On Thursday, the Maryland Senate passed a Senate Bill which would give patients access to medical marijuana with a vote of 45-1.  The Senate version is much less restrictive...
Marijuana Tincture Bill Passes Kentucky Senate

Marijuana Tincture Bill Passes Kentucky Senate

On Wednesday, the Kentucky Senate voted unanimously to approve a bill that would make marijuana tinctures and extracts available to patients suffering from sever forms of epilepsy. The bill,...
Michigan Senate Wants Medical Marijuana Distributed Through Pharmacies

Michigan Senate Wants Medical Marijuana Distributed Through Pharmacies

Michigan’s senate is considering a plan that would have medical marijuana distributed through state authorized pharmacies.  The plan would have medical marijuana treated as a schedule II substance under...
New Hampshire Medical Marijuana Moves Forward Without Homegrow Provision

New Hampshire Medical Marijuana Moves Forward Without Homegrow Provision

Negotiators in New Hampshire’s House and Senate met Tuesday to discuss a provision in the state’s proposed medical marijuana bill that would allow patients to grow their own medicine...
New Hampshire Lawmakers Meet to Negotiate on Marijuana Home Grows

New Hampshire Lawmakers Meet to Negotiate on Marijuana Home Grows

New Hampshire lawmakers in the House and Senate have approved medical marijuana legislation that would allow patients in need to receive marijuana to treat their symptoms.  Both House and...
Maryland Senate Moves Toward Medical Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Senate Moves Toward Medical Marijuana Legalization

On Friday, the Maryland Senate voted to approve a proposed medical marijuana bill.  A final Senate vote on the bill is expected to be held on Monday. The bill...
Hawaii Senate Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Hawaii Senate Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

On Tuesday, the Hawaii Senate unanimously voted to pass a bill that would decriminalize marijuana possession in the state.  Under the bill, possession of under an ounce of marijuana...
Medical Marijuana Bill Killed in Oklahoma Senate

Medical Marijuana Bill Killed in Oklahoma Senate

On Monday, Oklahoma’s Senate Health and Human Services committee voted 6-2 against a measure that would have legalized medical marijuana.  It was a party-line vote, with Democrats in favor...
New Hampshire Senate Unable to Overrule Medical Marijuana Veto

New Hampshire Senate Unable to Overrule Medical Marijuana Veto

After Governor John Lynch vetoed New Hampshire’s medical marijuana bill last week, there was still hope that the Senate would be able to garner enough votes in favor of...
Rhode Island General Assembly to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

Rhode Island General Assembly to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

Just days after New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to decriminalize minor marijuana possession in public, neighbor state Rhode Island may be following suit. A bill that...