Skip to main content
Updating results

Medical Marijuana

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News