Illinois Legislature Passes New Bill to Expand Cannabis Licensing

More than 100 additional recreational marijuana dispensaries will be coming to Illinois under a bill approved by state lawmakers last week. The measure, HB 1443, received nearly unanimous approval from the state Senate on Friday after being passed by a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Passage…

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Alabama Legislature Passes SB 46 To Bring Legal Medical Cannabis To The State

A senate bill to legalize medical marijuana in Alabama, SB 46, is now heading to the governor’s desk.  The bill cleared its final hurdle in the state legislature on Thursday, when it passed out of the state House of Representatives by a vote of 68 to 34. The legislation passed out…

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Idaho Constitutional Ban On Legal Cannabis Fails In Legislature

State lawmakers in Idaho rejected a constitutional ban on legalizing cannabis via a ballot initiative when the proposal failed to garner the necessary supermajority in a vote held on Thursday. The House of Representatives voted 42 to 28 in favor of the measure, only five votes short of the two-thirds…

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Virginia’s Legislature just passed a legalization bill—but it’s not a done deal

Virginia’s Legislature just passed a legalization bill—but it’s not a done deal | 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…

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Bill licensing marijuana “tasting rooms” introduced in Colorado legislature

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 12:06 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 12:54 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff As taprooms are to craft brewers, “tasting rooms” could be to Colorado cannabis purveyors, under a bill introduced late Monday. Existing licensed medical and recreational marijuana businesses would be able to…

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Colorado marijuana deliveries could be arriving this fall, if legislature agrees

Published: Jan 30, 2018, 2:27 pm • Updated: Jan 30, 2018, 4:16 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado legislators are taking another spin through marijuana delivery regulations. A new bill aims to establish a marijuana delivery pilot program in the state, allowing for home-delivered medical and recreational cannabis.…

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Much-contested bill on Massachusetts marijuana regs finally OK’d by legislature

Published: Jul 19, 2017, 5:05 pm • Updated: Jul 19, 2017, 5:53 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts lawmakers signed off Wednesday on a compromise bill that makes changes to the voter-approved law that legalized adult use of recreational marijuana and expressed confidence the revamped measure…

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Will the Vermont Legislature Legalize Marijuana?

We have been covering the proposed marijuana policy legislation in Vermont quite a bit this legislative session. You may recall that one particular bill, S.22, would remove criminal and civil penalties for minor marijuana possession, allow residents to grow a limited number of marijuana plants, and create a commission tasked…

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