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House Small Business Committee Moves Marijuana Bill Forward

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As first reported by Politico, the House Small Business Committee is waiving jurisdiction over the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act (HR 3884), making it the second House committee in the 116th Congress to advance legislation to end federal marijuana prohibition. “With this action, the MORE Act is one step closer to becoming the […]

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South Dakota: Adult-Use Marijuana Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

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A proposed measure legalizing and regulating the adult use and retail sale of marijuana in South Dakota has qualified for the 2020 ballot. The South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office acknowledged Monday that the proposed constitutional amendment will appear on the November ballot. The measure permits individuals 21 and older to possess and purchase up […]

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Maine: Regulators Now Accepting Retail Marijuana Business Applications

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State regulators have begun accepting applications from those wishing to open licensed retail cannabis facilities. Maine voters initially approved the legalization of adult-use cannabis sales in November 2016 by passing a statewide initiative, but lawmakers — led by former Republican Gov. Paul LePage — repeatedly took steps to delay the law’s implementation. Applications may be […]

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