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July 1, 2019

Low-Level Marijuana Possession Offenses Now Decriminalized in New Mexico

As of today, the personal possession of small amounts of marijuana in New Mexico is no longer be classified as a criminal offense.
July 1, 2019

Virginia: New Medical Cannabis Laws Take Effect July 1

Three new laws intended to expand patient access to and the therapeutic value of Virginia’s medical cannabis program take effect July 1, 2019. 
June 28, 2019

Chairwoman Velázquez Introduced Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition And Promote Small Businesses

House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez along with Representatives Jared Golden and Dwight Evans introduced a package of legislation, (H.R. 3540, H.R. 3543, and H.R. 3544, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and to extend several Small Business Administration (SBA) initiatives to small businesses operating in the cannabis sector.
June 28, 2019

Maine: Governor Signs Legislation Finalizing Rules for Retail Marijuana Sales

Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Thursday signed legislation finalizing regulations governing the licensed production and retail sale of cannabis to adults. With the passage of the new rules, it is estimated that marijuana retailers may be operational by March 2020.