New York Senator Introduces Cannabis Cultivation Bill

Senator Jeremy Cooney of New York introduced a bill on July 20 that would build upon the state’s recreational cannabis law with a focus on getting cultivation up and running. Cooney’s bill, Senate Bill S7295, would create an adult-use provisional cultivation license that would allow cultivators to begin planting very…

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South Dakota Governor’s Office Introduces Decriminalization Bill

To the surprise of many, South Dakota’s Governor Kristi Noem is considering a bill that would decriminalize cannabis in South Dakota. While Noem has been unflinchingly strict on cannabis before, she is now starting to loosen up a bit, though not enough for some advocates. The legislation, which is being…

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Rep. Barbara Lee introduces companion House bill to Marijuana Justice Act

Published: Jan 17, 2018, 4:31 pm • Updated: Jan 17, 2018, 6:03 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff California Congresswoman Barbara Lee is championing Sen. Cory Booker’s Marijuana Justice Act in the House of Representatives. Lee on Wednesday introduced a companion House bill to Booker’s legislative effort to end…

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