As the cannabis industry anxiously awaits direction from the White House, it appears that states are not going to be as patient. As more states move forward with cannabis bills, we’ll continue providing relevant updates on the latest cannabis laws and legislation that affect our industry and your business. Something we missed? Let us know here and we’ll make sure to include it in next week’s update!

July 2019

July 1st

Florida H7107 Schedules certain drug product containing cannabidiol to Schedule V.

July 2nd

New Jersey A20 Revises requirements to authorize and access medical cannabis; establishes Cannabis Regulatory Commission; revises permit requirements for alternative treatment centers; and establishes additional legal protections for patients and caregivers.

Oregon SB420 Established procedures for persons with qualifying marijuana convictions to file motion requesting court to enter order setting aside conviction. Provides that fee, set of fingerprints or background check are not required for motion. Specifies grounds for objection and burden of proof. Effective date, January 1, 2020.

July 8th

Washington DC B23-0335 Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Emergency Amendment Act Of 2019

July 12th

Hawaii HB1383 became law without the Governor’s signature. Provides for the expungement of criminal records pertaining solely to the possession of three grams or less of marijuana. Decriminalizes the possession of three grams or less of marijuana and establishes that the possession is a violation punishable by a monetary fine of $130. Establishes a marijuana evaluation task force to make recommendations on changing marijuana use penalties and outcomes in the State.

July 16th

New Hampshire HB399 Any person who was arrested or convicted for knowingly or purposely obtaining, purchasing, transporting, or possessing, actually or constructively, or having under his or her control, 3/4 of an ounce of marijuana or less where the offense occurred before September 16, 2017 may, at any time, petition the court in which the person was convicted or arrested to annul the arrest record, court record, or both.

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