News

October 4, 2021

Washington: New Rule Expands the Pool of Those Eligible for Marijuana Business Licenses

be creating undue barriers of entry for those seeking to participate in the legal adult use marketplace," she said. "This new rule will encourage more inclusiveness and diversity in Washington's growing cannabis industry."

The post Washington: New Rule Expands the Pool of Those Eligible for Marijuana Business Licenses appeared first on NORML.

October 1, 2021

South Dakota: Legislative Committee Votes to Rescind Home Grow Rights From State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law

Subcommittee members decided 6 to 4 to eliminate the ability for qualified patients to home-cultivate marijuana. Nearly 70 percent of voters decided in favor of the ballot Measure (Measure 26) last November, which allows patients to either obtain cannabis from state-licensed dispensaries or to grow it themselves.

The post South Dakota: Legislative Committee Votes to Rescind Home Grow Rights From State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law appeared first on NORML.

October 1, 2021

Connecticut: Medical Marijuana Home Grow Law Takes Effect

Patients who are registered with the state’s medical cannabis access program may now legally grow cannabis for their own personal use.

The post Connecticut: Medical Marijuana Home Grow Law Takes Effect appeared first on NORML.

September 30, 2021

Press Release: Key Congressional Committee Advances Bill To Repeal Federal Marijuana Prohibition

Members of the House Judiciary Committee just advanced the HR 3617: The Marijuana, Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2021. The Act repeals the long-standing federal prohibition of marijuana by removing it from the Controlled Substances Act — thereby ending the existing state/federal conflict in cannabis policies and providing state governments with greater authority to regulate marijuana-related activities, including retail sales.

The post Press Release: Key Congressional Committee Advances Bill To Repeal Federal Marijuana Prohibition appeared first on NORML.