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Rulings Move Cannabis (Prop 207), Justice Reform Measures Closer To Ballot

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County judges on Friday rejected challenges to two proposed voter initiatives, one implementing criminal sentencing reform and the other legalizing recreational marijuana. If the rulings are upheld after expected appeals to the state Supreme Court and if enough qualifying signatures are certified by the Secretary of State in the coming weeks, …

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Coronavirus Will Not Slow Down Legalization in Arizona

MJBIZ Daily reports: Coronavirus outbreak could delay marijuana legalization along the East Coast Coronavirus already has caused a number of state legislatures to temporarily shut down, including ones on the East Coast that were weighing recreational marijuana legalization measures. Additionally, several cannabis ballot initiatives across the country, including a recreational initiative in Ohio, could suffer, …

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President Trump Supports State-Level Marijuana Legalization

ORIGINAL REPORTING By Matt Brooks The Trump administration will not stand in the way of states setting their own marijuana policies, according to the president’s most recent statement on the issue. President Trump was responding to a question from DC Examiner journalist Steven Nelson, who asked whether marijuana would be legalized at the federal level before …

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MPP’s State-by-State Guide to Marijuana Legislation in 2019

ORIGINAL REPORTING By Steve Bloom  for FreedomLeaf (JULY 22 2019) The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has issued its Progress Report of Legislative Updates for 2019. The best news of the year so far is legalization passing in Illinois and decriminalization in Hawaii, New Mexico and North Dakota. Here’s the MPP’s state-by-state breakdown, in alphabetical order. Alabama to …

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Nabis Holdings Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Vertically Integrated Assets in Arizona

ORIGINAL REPORTING By Melissa Schiller for Cannabis Dispensary Mag TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PRESS RELEASE — Nabis Holdings Inc., a Canadian investment company with specialty investments in assets across multiple divisions of the cannabis sector, has announced that it has entered into a Definitive Agreement for the acquisition of 100 percent of the …

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Three Senate MMJ Bills Advance Out of Committee

BY JARED PAGE, ACM contributor PHOENIX – A bill that establishes sanitary standards and product testing at Arizona medical marijuana dispensaries, and another that prioritizes licensing for dispensaries in rural areas advanced Wednesday at the state Senate. The two medicinal cannabis-related bills (SB1286 & SB1494), along with SCR1021, a concurrent resolution calling for — among …

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Crowd Cheers as Concentrates Bill Clears Committee, 5-2    

BY MIKEL WEISSER          In front of an audience packed with medical marijuana patients, HB2149, the cannabis definitions bill designed to solve the concentrates crisis has sailed through committee with a strong 5-2 vote. The bill sponsored by LD21’s Rep. Tony Rivero (R), clarifies that “cannabis concentrates” are simply products extracted from …

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MMJ Breaks Thru!

AZ House of Representatives

5 Cannabis Reform Bills to Heard at Capitol Next Wednesday, Hemp Bill Heading to Governor   BY MIKEL WEISSER After years of being “guaranteed non-starters,” this week the AZ State Legislature announced five MORE medical marijuana bills will be heard in committee next week. The concentrates crisis, patient card costs, rural dispensary struggles, fingerprint cards …

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