Colorado’s first-in-the-nation marijuana “tasting rooms” bill heads to Hickenlooper’s desk

Licensed marijuana “tasting rooms” could be operating in Colorado by this time next year if Gov. John Hickenlooper signs a first-of-its-kind bill that state lawmakers sent to his desk Thursday. The bill allows adults at current recreational marijuana retailers to consume small amounts through edibles or by vaping — as…

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Future of new Maine marijuana law uncertain after lawmakers send bill to gov’s desk

Published: Oct 23, 2017, 4:41 pm • Updated: Oct 23, 2017, 9:30 pm By Cannabist Staff and Wire Reports Maine Republican and Democratic lawmakers have voted in a legislative special session to rewrite the state’s recreational marijuana law. However, the Legislature’s votes are not enough to withstand a veto from…

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Colorado bill adding PTSD to medical marijuana list heads to gov’s desk

Published: Apr 25, 2017, 3:18 pm • Updated: Apr 25, 2017, 3:18 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A bill to add PTSD to the list of Colorado’s medical marijuana qualifying conditions is headed to the governor’s desk. The Colorado Senate on Tuesday voted 32-2 to re-pass Senate Bill…

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Colorado bill making it a crime to grow recreational weed for others heads to gov’s desk

Published: Apr 10, 2017, 1:29 pm • Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 6:52 pm By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado was set Monday to outlaw marijuana growing co-ops soon after the state Senate unanimously approved a bill (HB17-1221) making it a crime for people to cultivate recreational pot…

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Rhode Island: PTSD Bill Passes, Heads To Governors Raimondo’s Desk

Good news out of Rhode Island: Following approval from the Rhode Island House and Senate, a bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana is headed to Gov. Gina Raimondo who is expected to sign the legislation into law. This is a…

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Bill To Create Emergency Access To Medical Marijuana Delivered To New York Governor’s Desk

Friday, the New York State Assembly delivered to the Governor a bill to expedite access to medical marijuana for critically ill patients. In June, with overwhelming bipartisan support, both houses of the legislature passed A.7060 (Gottfried) / S.5086 (Griffo), directing the state to establish a program to help critically ill…

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