Don’t panic, Montana: Here’s why legislators aren’t likely to delay legalization

Don’t panic, Montana: Here’s why legislators aren’t likely to delay legalization | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Search Leafly Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By…

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Hemp industry lawsuit challenging DEA’s position on CBD picks up support of 28 U.S. legislators

Published: Jan 12, 2018, 4:29 pm • Updated: Jan 12, 2018, 4:29 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A bipartisan congressional coalition pushed back on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s assertion that cannabidiol and extracts derived from hemp are Schedule I substances. Twenty-eight legislators including Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.,…

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Colorado legislators adopt one strategy to protect cannabis industry, reject another

Published: May 3, 2017, 3:29 pm • Updated: May 3, 2017, 3:50 pm By The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado’s House has endorsed a bill to allow recreational pot growers and retailers to reclassify their product as medical marijuana if federal marijuana policy changes. The House voted 58-5 on Wednesday…

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‘A paradigm shift’ in Texas marijuana: These state legislators want to decriminalize weed

Published: Dec 14, 2016, 11:02 am • Updated: Dec 22, 2016, 6:18 am By Neal Pollack, The Cannabist Staff AUSTIN, Texas — With the 2017 Texas legislative session approaching, it appears that marijuana reform is in the mix of issues that the state Republican establishment, or at least parts of…

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These legislators are still divided on pot legalization measure Prop. 64

Published: Nov 3, 2016, 7:12 am • Updated: Nov 3, 2016, 7:12 am By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Like their constituents, the North Coast’s government representatives are divided on California’s recreational marijuana ballot measure, Proposition 64. State Sen. Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) and Assemblyman Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) were part of a…

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West Virginia Legislators Propose Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition

Good news out of West Virginia today. See the legislative alert I received below: The West Virginia Legislature failed to reform its marijuana policies in the 2015-2016 legislative session, primarily because House Speaker Tim Armstead continues to oppose even the most modest, incremental reforms. Fortunately, now that a special session…

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Measure 2 Proponents Urge Legislators To Oppose Ban On Marijuana Businesses In Rural Alaska

Backers of the 2014 initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Alaska are urging legislators to oppose a measure that would severely limit marijuana business locations and access to marijuana for adults in rural Alaska. The amendment was recently snuck into HB 75, an otherwise non-controversial bill intended to clarify…

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New York State Legislators Call For Marijuana Legalization At Buffalo Forum

Yesterday, Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Senator Liz Krueger sponsored a public forum to discuss the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, a bill that would legalize the production, distribution, and use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21. The bill would effectively end marijuana prohibition in New York State…

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Wednesday: New York Legislators Hold Public Forum To Discuss Marijuana Legalization

Wednesday, Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Senator Liz Krueger will host a public forum to discuss the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, a bill that would legalize the production, distribution, and use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21. This bill will effectively end marijuana prohibition in New York…

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