After hours of debate on Thursday night that at times became heated, the Minnesota House of Representatives approved a bill to legalize marijuana in the state. After moving through 12 committees since being introduced in February, the full chamber passed the measure on a 72–61 vote, with some Republican... Read more
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Nearly four months after the state Supreme Court struck down Washington’s felony drug possession law as unconstitutional, Gov. Jay Inslee (D) signed legislation on Thursday to recriminalize simple possession, this time as a misdemeanor. The governor did partially veto one section, however. The new law, which takes effect immediately,... Read more
Missouri regulators say they feel requiring medical marijuana business license ownership disclosures under a House-approved amendment could be unconstitutional, and they may urge the governor to veto the legislation.  By Jason Hancock, Missouri Independent An effort by lawmakers to require disclosure of ownership information for businesses granted medical marijuana... Read more
A voter-approved initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Mississippi has been overturned by the state Supreme Court. On Friday, the court ruled in favor of a Mississippi mayor who filed a legal challenge against the 2020 measure, nullifying its certification by the Secretary of State. The lawsuit was unrelated... Read more
Missouri regulators say they feel requiring medical marijuana business license ownership disclosures under a House-approved amendment could be unconstitutional, and they may urge the governor to veto the legislation.  By Jason Hancock, Missouri Independent An effort by lawmakers to require disclosure of ownership information for businesses granted medical marijuana... Read more
A voter-approved initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Mississippi has been overturned by the state Supreme Court. On Friday, the court ruled in favor of a Mississippi mayor who filed a legal challenge against the 2020 measure, nullifying its certification by the Secretary of State. The lawsuit was unrelated... Read more
A voter-approved initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Mississippi has been overturned by the state Supreme Court. On Friday, the court ruled in favor of a Mississippi mayor who filed a legal challenge against the 2020 measure, nullifying its certification by the Secretary of State. The lawsuit was unrelated... Read more
A voter-approved initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Mississippi has been overturned by the state Supreme Court. On Friday, the court ruled in favor of a Mississippi mayor who filed a legal challenge against the 2020 measure, nullifying its certification by the Secretary of State. The lawsuit was unrelated... Read more
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced three new bills to make state-legal marijuana businesses eligible for federal small business services, including loans, disaster relief and grant programs. The package of legislation is aimed at establishing parity for cannabis businesses, which are currently prohibited from receiving federal... Read more



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