Medical Marijuana Voting Measures in BN Filed; MN House poll shows growing support for legalization; ME’s record cannabis sales
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/ THINGS TO KNOW
At its first meeting, Cannabis Referendum and Legalization Task Force at Maryland’s House discussed what steps it will take to craft legislation to implement marijuana legalization if voters approve the question the speaker pledged to ask on the 2022 ballot.
Nebraska activists have submitted two complementary medical cannabis initiatives that they hope will qualify for the 2022 poll. The approach is designed to bypass a one-topic challenge like the one that rocked their 2020 campaign.
A survey conducted by the Minnesota House of Representatives at the State Fair found that 58% of those polled support the legalization of marijuana – and that it’s more popular than legalizing gambling, allowing take-out alcoholic beverages and automatic voter registration.
The Maine Office of Marijuana Policy reported that marijuana retailers set a sales record in August, with more than $ 10 million in monthly recreational cannabis purchases for the first time in the tiny state of 1.3 million people.
The Centers for Disaster Control and Prevention tweeted about a recent study showing Marijuana sales increase in several states during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) spoke about his opposition to the legalization of marijuana.
Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) tweeted: “I support marijuana reform. @JoeBiden and the rest of them don’t. It is a health problem. A question of freedom. A question of social justice.
Democratic candidate for Congress in Washington State Jason call tweeted: “The choice is between legalizing marijuana and continuing to force millions of BIPOCs to endure the horrors of our racist prison system. It shouldn’t be a difficult choice.
that of New York The President of the Assembly appointed his choice to the Cannabis Control Board.
California regulators are moving towards consolidate cannabis rules.
Connecticut The consumer protection commissioner has said there may be a delay in the expected start of sales of recreational marijuana.
Missouri lawmakers do not appear likely to override Gov. Mike Parson (R) ‘s veto on a bill that would allow medical cannabis operators to deduct business expenses from state taxes.
A Wisconsin senator sponsoring a marijuana legalization bill released on a visit to a hemp farm.
a Arkansas The judge ruled that a lawsuit accusing regulators of improperly denying a medical cannabis dispensary license could continue.
Montana regulators have proposed rules on increasing marijuana canopy size and advertising limitations, and adopted changes to the medical cannabis regulations.
Washington state regulators have sent out an application bulletin on delta-8-THC.
Colorado regulators have sent out information on a proposed increase in fees for processing medical cannabis applications.
The South Dakota The Legislature’s Adult Marijuana Subcommittee will meet on Friday.
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The Chicago, Illinois The city council zoning committee approved the mayor’s plan to relax zoning rules for marijuana businesses.
The Sioux Falls, South Dakota The city council has approved a medical cannabis ordinance that caps dispensaries at five.
Denver, Colorado Regulators will hold a hearing on Friday on marijuana storage rules and service windows.
that of New York The Children’s Services Administration tweeted about the importance of keeping edible marijuana products out of the reach of children.
Italy The House Justice Committee has approved a bill to decriminalize low-level domestic cultivation of marijuana.
Old Haitian Prime Minister Michèle Pierre-Louis joined the World Commission on Drug Policy, alongside a former Minister of Health and Social Affairs of Mali.
from Paraguay The Interinstitutional Commission for Industrial Hemp met.
/ SCIENCE & HEALTH
One review concluded that “several studies have shown that certain terpenes can reduce symptoms of inflammation. “
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has launched a funding opportunity to support research on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic effects of THC in cannabis products.
/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS
Perkins Coie LLP will host a panel Thursday featuring a former Massachusetts regulator and other analysts discussing the interstate marijuana trade.
Marijuana activist in Minnesota Jason karimi pleaded guilty to threatening to inflict “pain in any way” on an unidentified member of California Congress.
BMW Group said using sustainable materials like hemp is part of its plan to reduce its carbon footprint.
CannaTrac Technology, Inc. is preparing for public listing on the over-the-counter market in the United States, the Canadian Stock Exchange and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
General Cannabis Corp completed the acquisition of TREES Englewood Dispensary.
Cresco Laboratories is sued for failing to compensate workers for time spent putting on and removing required personal protective equipment.
A federal judge authorized MJ Freeway counterclaims against a subcontractor in advance.
Missouri Dispensaries sold $ 21.73 million worth of medical cannabis in August, a new monthly record.
A Minnesota farmer planted a hemp maze to raise awareness about cannabis.
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