New Mexico: Governor’s Task Force Issues Adult-Use Marijuana Recommendations

Generic 17 October 2019 | 0 Comments

A 23-member task force has issued explicit policy recommendations to Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham regarding the legalization and regulation of cannabis. The report proposes a regulatory framework governing the retail production, sale, and taxation of cannabis. Recommendations by the task-force include: Prohibiting local municipalities from completely restricting cannabis sales; Limiting overall taxes on retail […]

Tagged in , , ,

Pennsylvania: Expedited Pardon Process Now Available for Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

Generic 1 October 2019 | 0 Comments

Those with low-level marijuana convictions are being encouraged to seek pardons from state officials. The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons has created an expedited process to review and grant pardon applications for those with marijuana-related records. There is no fee associated with filing an application. Those who receive pardons are then encouraged to apply with county […]

Tagged in , ,

New Mexico: New Marijuana Decriminalization Law Goes Into Effect Next Week

Generic 25 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Beginning on Monday, July 1, the personal possession of small amounts of marijuana in New Mexico will no longer be classified as a criminal offense. In April, Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation into law decriminalizing the possession of personal use amounts of cannabis. The new law reduces first-time penalties for the possession of […]

Tagged in , , ,

Oregon: Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Expungement Measure

Generic 6 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Lawmakers in the House and Senate have voted in favor of legislation, Senate Bill 420, to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions. Following a concurrence vote by the Senate, the measure will advance to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown – who is anticipated to sign the bill into law. The measure establishes procedures for persons […]

Tagged in , , ,

Colorado: Lawmakers Approve Home Deliveries For Cannabis

Generic 3 May 2019 | 0 Comments

Legislation is before Democratic Gov. Jared Polis to regulate the home delivery of cannabis and cannabis-infused products. House Bill 1234 establishes regulations for the delivery of cannabis products from state-licensed retailers. Under the plan, deliveries are limited to one per day per household, and are only permitted in municipalities that explicitly allow such activities. Deliveries […]

Tagged in , ,