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  1. Ron Strider

    Canadian Politicians Are Delaying Marijuana Legalization Past July 2018

    Canadian politicians, specifically those form the Conservative Party, are explicitly saying they will delay marijuana legalization past the July 2018 deadline by delaying the passage of two important bills. Bill C-45 and C-46 are going to hit the Canadian senate floor in January. The bills...
  2. Ron Strider

    Canada: Legal Marijuana Deadline May Be Up In Smoke As Tory Senators Stall Bills

    You may think that you will be able to buy marijuana legally as of July 1. You should think again. Conservative senators are threatening to hold up passage of the two bills that would legalize cannabis consumption and toughen rules against abuse. Unless these senators yield, the bills are...
  3. Ron Strider

    WY: Having Marijuana Candy May Land You In Jail In The Future

    On Thursday and Friday, November 16 and 17, a meeting is being held that could lead to more felony pot prosecutions. The Joint Judiciary Committee is meeting to discuss a number of bills. These include two that would add marijuana-laced foods and drinks to the criminal code. Right now...
  4. Ron Strider

    CA: Cannabis Issues Among Priorities As Legislators Return From Break

    California legislators returned to Sacramento Aug. 21 as the Legislature reconvened following a month off. As lawmakers head back to work, there are a number of major issues left to work on. One of the bigger issues that will have a significant effect locally is working out the kinks in...
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    Recent Changes In MMJ Laws?

    Hey all I was wondering if someone could catch me up on what changes have been made in the Mi MMJ laws/bills in the last 6 months or so, regarding both patients and caregivers. If I understand it correctly, the "only flower is covered by your card" deal is over, and we as patients can once...
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    Virginia Likely To Ease Laws On Use Of Marijuana

    Richmond — Virginia won't be pulling a Colorado by decriminalizing marijuana this year. But, the commonwealth might relax its penalties for possessing marijuana and its rules on who can use marijuana products for medical reasons. Legislators this session introduced more than a dozen...
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    2 Bills Would Regulate, Tax Marijuana In Maryland

    Annapolis, Md. – Two marijuana bills -- one legalizing pot and the other taxing it -- will be introduced sometime this week in Annapolis. If the bills become law, people thinking they can throw seeds in the ground and grow marijuana are in for a rude awakening. Bill supporters believe...
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    AR: Gov To Give Joint Address, Legislature To Take Up First Medical Marijuana Bills

    A State of the State address from the governor and the first salvo of medical marijuana-related bills are expected Tuesday morning, day two of the 91st General Assembly. Governor Asa Hutchinson is scheduled to address a joint session of the state House and Senate at 10:30 a.m. Watch the speech...
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    AZ: Lawmaker Hoping Third Time's The Charm When It Comes To Marijuana Bills

    Phoenix - An Arizona lawmaker is hoping the third time's the charm when it comes to a pair of marijuana bills he's pre-filed for the upcoming legislative session. Rep. Mark Cardenas, D-Phoenix, is the sponsor of HB2002 and HB2003. "House Bill 2002 is decriminalization. HB2003 is the...
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    Guam: Legislators Approve Medical Marijuana Bills

    Two key medical marijuana measures have passed the legislative threshold after months of public input and revisions. Lawmakers voted for Bills 343-33 and 344-33 yesterday — legacy measures stemming from Sen. Tina Muña-Barnes, who failed to garner enough votes this past election to remain in the...
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    Guam: Legislators Consider Age Limit, Home Cultivation For Medical Marijuana Law

    After numerous public hearings, forums and meetings, Sen. Tina Muña- Barnes introduced two pieces of medical marijuana legislation during the first session of the post-election legislature on Tuesday. Bill 343-33 proposes several amendments to the original Joaquin ("KC") Concepcion II...
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    MT: Bills Lining Up In Legislature Relating To Marijuana Issues

    The Montana Legislature will have up to 10 bills relating to marijuana to debate when it opens on January 2. The bills range from a blanket negation of the medical marijuana law to reforms that would return access to medical marijuana patients who are still cut off despite the Nov. 8 passing...
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    Five Medical Marijuana Bills In The Utah Legislature May Not Stop A Ballot Initiative

    Salt Lake City - After nearly a year of studying the issue, the Utah State Legislature's interim Health and Human Services ultimately declined to endorse any bills on medical marijuana. "We conclude the issue is significant, but that more time is needed to develop solutions and consensus,"...
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    MI: New Marijuana Bills Won't Mean Immediate Dispensaries, City Attorney Says

    Kalamazoo, MI - Though the ink has dried on three marijuana bills signed by the Governor, city attorney Robinson said dispensaries in Kalamazoo will be created slowly. Last month, Gov. Rick Snyder signed bills legalizing and regulating medical marijuana edibles and dispensaries. Robinson said...
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    MI: New Marijuana Bills Won't Mean Immediate Dispensaries, City Attorney Says

    Kalamazoo, MI - Though the ink has dried on three marijuana bills signed by the Governor, city attorney Robinson said dispensaries in Kalamazoo will be created slowly. Last month, Gov. Rick Snyder signed bills legalizing and regulating medical marijuana edibles and dispensaries. Robinson said...
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    MI: Medical Marijuana Regulation Among Bills Made Into Law

    Lansing - With the Legislature only in session for three weeks after its summer break, there weren't a whole lot of bills for Gov. Rick Snyder to sign. But he did sign long-stalled bills to regulate and tax the medical marijuana industry. The bills will allow communities to decide whether and...
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    MI: Medical Marijuana Regulation Among Bills Made Into Law

    Lansing - With the Legislature only in session for three weeks after its summer break, there weren't a whole lot of bills for Gov. Rick Snyder to sign. But he did sign long-stalled bills to regulate and tax the medical marijuana industry. The bills will allow communities to decide whether and...
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    MI: Medical Marijuana Industry Likely To Expand

    Three bills signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Sept. 21 likely will grow Michigan's medical marijuana industry substantially and could contribute millions in revenue for the state. Earlier this month, the Michigan House approved a package of bills that enhances Michigan's 2008 Medical Marijuana...
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    MI: Medical Marijuana Industry Likely To Expand

    Three bills signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Sept. 21 likely will grow Michigan's medical marijuana industry substantially and could contribute millions in revenue for the state. Earlier this month, the Michigan House approved a package of bills that enhances Michigan's 2008 Medical Marijuana...
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    MI: Gov. Snyder Signs Medical Marijuana Bills Clarifying Dispensaries, Edibles

    Lansing, MI - Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed bills legalizing and regulating medical marijuana edibles and dispensaries. "This new law will help Michiganders of all ages and with varying medical conditions access safe products to relieve their suffering," Snyder said. "We can finally...