Sunday, July 22, 2018
Tennessee TRUMP Act

Tennessee Lawmakers Propose Medical Marijuana Bill: the TRUMP Act

In late June, two Tennessee lawmakers who are also anesthesiologists proposed to introduce legislation to legalize medical marijuana. Representative Bryan Terry and Senator Steve...
Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana

Oklahoma Voters Legalize Marijuana for Medical Use

On June 26, Oklahoma voters approved State Question 788, legalizing medical marijuana in the state. Now that the law has been approved, however, advocates...
Michael Hancock among mayors calling for federal reform

Denver, Thornton Mayors Join Other City Leaders in Calling for Federal Marijuana Policy Reform

At the 86th Annual Meeting U.S. Conference of Mayors held June 8-11 in Boston, the nation’s mayors promulgated a resolution that calls on local...
Maine marijuana laws cities

Maine Cities, Towns Might Gain Complete Control of Retail Marijuana Sales

In Maine, the legislature and Republican governor Paul LePage continue to be in conflict over marijuana. In early July, the state legislature overrode his...

Vermont Public Safety Commissioners Ignored Orders to Measure Marijuana Content in Edibles

Legalization is coming to Vermont, but the state government has neglected to pay for laboratory upgrades that will allow it to test edibles, which...
Vermont Recreational Marijuana Law

Vermont’s Recreational Marijuana Law: What You Need to Know

On July 1, Vermont joined Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington in making adult-use marijuana legal. The new law is similar...
New York Medical Marijuana Opioid

New York Will Allow Medical Marijuana as Prescribed Opioid Alternative

On June 18, the New York State Department of Health announced that opioid use would be added to the list of qualifying conditions for...
Massachusetts recreational marijuana law

What You Should Know about Massachusetts’ New Recreational Marijuana Law.

Starting July 1, adult-use marijuana will be legal in Massachusetts. It will not be easy to obtain for a while, however, as licensing has...
New York Marijuana Market Could be Worth 3.1 Billion

New York’s Legal Marijuana Market Could Be Worth an Estimated $3.1B, Says NYC Comptroller

In May, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released a report arguing for legalization of adult-use marijuana in New York. As may be...
Oregon growing too much marijuana

Is Oregon Growing Too Much Marijuana?

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which regulates the state’s legal marijuana market, has released information that shows that the state has an oversupply of...