RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's road to legalizing simple possession of marijuana has had some twists and turns, so it's not surprising that advocacy groups have been flooded with calls from people trying to understand exactly what will be allowed under state law as of July 1.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Staunch conservatives and advocates of legal marijuana have formed an unlikely alliance in Minnesota to pressure the Legislature to allow medical cannabis patients to own guns.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state House on Monday approved a set of revisions to Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law, seeking to make permanent some of the changes put in place temporarily because of the coronavirus pandemic.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A key group of House Republicans announced Wednesday its objection to a Senate-led effort to permanently keep a 0.45% state sales tax that is otherwise scheduled to roll off the books in four years, opposition that could doom the proposal's chance of passage.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's medical marijuana program will be able to offer raw, smokable cannabis to its patients within months under a bill passed Wednesday by lawmakers trying to give the state's residents cheaper marijuana options to alleviate their medical conditions.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's top health official told lawmakers Wednesday she is trying to avoid missing a November deadline to start issuing medical marijuana ID cards by holding a series of meetings to head off any objections to its proposed rules.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When Louisiana lawmakers passed a 0.45% sales tax in 2018 to stabilize state finances, they pledged the tax hike would be temporary, a bridge to balance the budget while lawmakers gained time to work on a larger tax overhaul. Three years later, Republican state Senate leaders instead are proposing to keep the tax on the books permanently and steer the dollars to road and bridge work.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — People sponsoring new new ballot initiatives said Friday that they want the Mississippi Supreme Court to reverse its recent ruling that invalidated the state's initiative process.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s top elections official said Thursday that he will not ask the state Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that invalidated the state’s initiative process and overturned a medical marijuana initiative that voters approved in November.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Medical marijuana advocates have convinced South Dakota voters that legalizing the drug for medical use is a good idea, but they are struggling to do the same with many of the state's physicians.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico on Tuesday took its first major regulatory steps toward legal production of recreational marijuana, publishing lengthy proposed ground rules for cannabis businesses that outline future licensing fees, quality controls, audit requirements and criminal background checks for producers.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal to permanently adopt pandemic-prompted changes to Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law passed a state House committee on Monday, but most Democrats on the panel voted against allowing grower-producers to use pesticides.
Legal sales of recreational marijuana in Arizona started Friday under licenses approved by the state Health Services Department.
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The “sniffing of the flower” is a thing of the past at some of Tucson’s most popular medical marijuana shops.
The most recent figures show there are close to 220,000 people who have medical marijuana cards allowing them to legally purchase the drug.
ATLANTIC CITY — The governing body is set to vote Friday on two seemingly contradictory resolutions that support one personal vice but oppose another.
Majority Whip Sonny Borrelli last session push through legislation that requires chemical testing of pot sold to medical patients.
PHOENIX — Arizona’s medical marijuana program is going high tech, sort of.
Speakers from the United States, Canada and Israel will present to students, faculty and community members about evidence-based research on cannabis.
Lowest amount of psychoactive ingredient allowed would be 10 milligrams per dose; critics say that's too high.
Supporters will need 237,645 valid signatures on petitions by July 2, 2020, to qualify for the ballot.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich agreed to allow Alta to form a "digital payment club'' to market its service to the marijuana industry, which has no legal access to banks.
Expensive fight — largely funded by dispensary owners — expected for the proposed ballot measure.