Medical Marijuana News

Peruse the headlines as they are told, keep abreast of the issues as they unfold. Keep up with the ever-changing policies that govern our regions, and the political directives that affect our lives.

September 28, 2020

Democrats’ Latest COVID Relief Package Includes Marijuana Banking Provisions

The latest COVID stimulus package proposed by House leadership maintains provisions permitting licensed cannabis businesses… The post Democrats’ Latest COVID Relief Package Includes Marijuana Banking Provisions appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Democrats’ Latest COVID Relief Package Includes Marijuana Banking Provisions
September 28, 2020

New Bill Would Give Cannabis Businesses Emergency Relief Access

A group of Democratic lawmakers are trying to get cannabis businesses disaster relief equity. This article originally appears: New Bill Would Give Cannabis Businesses Emergency Relief Access
September 28, 2020

Hawaii: Governor Legalizes Sales of Edible Products by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Patients enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis access program will be able to purchase cannabis-infused edible products from licensed dispensaries for the first time. The post Hawaii: Governor Legalizes Sales of Edible Products by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Hawaii: […]
September 28, 2020

New Jersey: Voter Support Solidly in Favor of Marijuana Legalization Ahead of Ballot Initiative Vote

Seventy-two percent of Democrats, 65 percent of Independents, and 56 percent of Republicans expressed support for the ballot question in the latest poll. Overall, only 29 percent of New Jerseyans opposed the measure. The post New Jersey: Voter Support Solidly in Favor of Marijuana Legalization Ahead of Ballot Initiative Vote […]
September 28, 2020

The Winners of The Cannabis Cup Illinois: People’s Choice Edition 2020

Congratulations to all who participated! This article originally appears: The Winners of The Cannabis Cup Illinois: People’s Choice Edition 2020
September 25, 2020

Michigan May Be The Next State To Clear Cannabis Convictions

If the bill is signed, thousands of Michigan residents could see immense benefits. This article originally appears: Michigan May Be The Next State To Clear Cannabis Convictions
September 25, 2020

New Jersey: Lawmakers Approve Telemedicine for Medical Cannabis Authorizations

However, unless the patient is a child, developmentally disabled, terminally ill, receiving hospice care, or housebound, the patient must have had at least one previous in-person visit with the recommending physician. The post New Jersey: Lawmakers Approve Telemedicine for Medical Cannabis Authorizations appeared first on NORML. This […]
September 25, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: The Rick Steves Advice for Surviving the Pandemic

Rick was both a principal sponsor and a major financial supporter of the successful Washington state marijuana legalization initiative approved by the voters of his state in 2012, making Washington, along with Colorado, the first two states to end criminal prohibition and replace it with a legal regulated system. The […]
September 25, 2020

Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Legislation

HB 4982 explicitly permits those convicted of one or more misdemeanor marijuana offenses to file a petition with the court to have their criminal record set aside. The post Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Legislation appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana […]
September 24, 2020

Navajo Nation Leaders Shut Down Alleged Hemp Cultivation On Tribal Land

Both hemp and marijuana are forbidden on Navajo land. This article originally appears: Navajo Nation Leaders Shut Down Alleged Hemp Cultivation On Tribal Land
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