Thursday, September 26, 2019

NORML News of the Week 9/26/2019

THE TOP NEWS IN MARIJUANA LAW REFORM - Volume 22, Issue 39
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NORML News of the Week
 
THE TOP NEWS IN MARIJUANA LAW REFORM
Volume 22   •   Issue 39   •   September 26, 2019
Safe Banking Act

Members of Congress Vote to Legitimize Retail Cannabis Sales

For the first time ever, a supermajority of the House of Representatives voted affirmatively to recognize that the legalization and regulation of marijuana is a superior public policy to prohibition and criminalization.

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Personal Use of Marijuana

Australia: Capital Territory Becomes First Jurisdiction to Legalize Marijuana for Personal Use

Under the new law, which takes effect on January 30, 2020, adults in the Australian Capital Territory may possess up to 50 grams of cannabis and cultivate up to four plants per household without penalty.

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Doctor Recommendation for Medical Marijuana

Delaware: Governor Signs Legislation Expanding Doctors' Discretion to Authorize Medical Cannabis Treatment

The new law permits physicians, under specific circumstances, to issue cannabis recommendations to patients who are not diagnosed with a pre-approved qualifying condition.

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Recreational Marijuana Use

Massachusetts: Regulators Vote in Favor of Cannabis Deliveries, On-Site Consumption Facilities

Regulators anticipate accepting applications for home-delivery licenses within "a couple of months," but the rollout for on-site consumption facilities will likely take far longer.

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Marijuana Cultivation

New Hampshire: Senators Fail to Override Governor's Veto of Bill Allowing Patients to Home Cultivate Cannabis

In his veto message in August, Gov. Sununu opined that allowing patients to grow their own medical cannabis would "make the job of law enforcement significantly more difficult," and also suggested that it might reduce the number of patients soliciting the state's dispensaries.

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Medical Marijuana

Utah: Governor Signs Law Amending Medical Cannabis Distribution Rules

Under the new law, the distribution of medical cannabis products will no longer be overseen by public health regulators. Rather, regulators will license as many as 14 private entities throughout the state.

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