The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is issuing the following statements regarding the continued operation of medical cannabis dispensaries during the COVID crisis.
Under the proposed measure, patients registered with the state’s medical cannabis access program would be permitted to grow up to three mature cannabis plants at home. Currently, qualified patients are only permitted to obtain medical cannabis from a limited number of state-licensed dispensaries.
Under the new law, those age 18 or older may possess up to 50 grams of cannabis and cultivate up to four plants per household without penalty.
Due to major opposition from a broad coalition of marijuana law reform advocates, Senate Majority Leader Meekhof’s effort to undermine Michigan’s Proposition 1, which was approved by voters last November, failed short in the Senate.
State lawmakers are moving forward with a legislative proposal to significantly amend various provisions of the state’s 2016 voter-approved cannabis law: The Marijuana Legalization Act. Among other changes, language in the new proposal would limit the quantity of mature marijuana plants that an adult may legally grow in a private residence from six to three.
Frustrated with the lack of information regarding the home cultivation of marijuana in Colorado, members of Denver NORML have organized the Grow Safety Symposium; a one day event aimed at educating marijuana growers about safe and sustainable cultivation practices.
Local and state lawmakers are considering unduly restrictive rules and regulations for marijuana home grows.
The Vermont Senate approved legalization legislation this week! We also have several additional international updates from around the globe.
A federal court in Canada ruled today that government officials cannot prohibit physician-authorized patients from growing their own supply of medical cannabis.