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Growing Marijuana in Minnesota – State Laws (2020)

Even though Minnesota already has a medical cannabis program and a very restrictive one at that, it seems like marijuana supporters will have to push reform up a steeper slope in the next few years. The North Star State is considered to be Democratic but despite this, Republican lawmakers have largely been successful in shooting …
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Growing Marijuana in Mississippi – State Laws (2020)

Situated in the Deep South, it is not surprising to see that both medical and recreational cannabis is still illegal in Mississippi, similar to Nebraska. However, even the Magnolia State does not lag as much as the latter in terms of marijuana reform. In fact, the state even has two medical marijuana bills set to …
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Growing Marijuana in Nebraska – State Laws (2020)

Nebraska is one of the last states where both medical and recreational marijuana are still illegal and the fight for legalization remains an uphill battle even up to this day. Last September, the state’s supreme court shot down a chance for residents to vote for medical marijuana when it ruled that a legalization initiative cannot …
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Growing Marijuana in New York – State Laws (2020)

The COVID outbreak has definitely turned things on its head and this includes the cannabis sector. It may have dealt a blow to a lot of business but when one door closes, another one opens. With the nation grappling with the economic impact of the coronavirus, the government is trying to tap into any revenue …
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Growing Marijuana in Kansas – State Laws (2020)

Medical marijuana recently suffered a setback in Kansas when House Bill 2017 died in committee last June. The bill would have allowed patients to possess, purchase, and even cultivate at least four ounces of marijuana from licensed dispensaries. It is somewhat surprising that a bill as progressive as HB 2017 would be filed in a …
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Growing Marijuana in Louisiana – State Laws (2020)

The Pelican State has taken a significant step in terms of medical marijuana reform this year. Last June 15, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law House Bill 819 which allowed physicians to recommend medical marijuana for any condition that they consider to be debilitating to their patient. The bill, which took effect last August, …
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Growing Marijuana in Kentucky – State Laws (2020)

Marijuana recently scored a partial victory in Kentucky after the state’s House of Representatives voted in favor of a medical marijuana bill. The passage of House Bill 136 in Kentucky’s House is particularly significant for several reasons. It was the first time a medical marijuana bill passed either legislative chamber in the state, both of …
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Growing Marijuana in Maryland – State Laws (2020)

Like Indiana and Kentucky, Maryland was a hemp-growing state way back in the 1600s. But as the demand for hemp waned after the war and federal laws on cannabis tightened, marijuana began having a hard time finding freedom in The Free State.  However, things began to take a turn for the better around 2014 when …
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