COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Thursday marked a key deadline in the 2021 South Carolina General Assembly.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Despite South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's renewed push for lawmakers to take up issues she feels were left unsettled during the regular legislative session, including banning transgender girls from girls' sports, lawmakers said they won't address it during a special session this year.
A medical marijuana business with a history of disputes with the city of Billings is suing, saying a police detective engaged in “judicial deception” amid ongoing efforts to shut down the dispensary.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A medical marijuana bill on Wednesday cleared its first major hurdle in the Alabama House of Representatives.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has promised to sign legislation that legalizes recreational marijuana use and sales in New Mexico for adults 21 and over.
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New York adults over the age of 21 can now possess and use marijuana — even in public — under a legalization bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though legal sales of recreational-use cannabis won’t start for an estimated 18 months until regulations are set.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would allow medical marijuana use in South Carolina has again made it to the Senate floor, and the Republican lawmaker who has pushed unrelentingly for the proposal for the past seven years said he thinks it can finally pass.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska is once again headed to the full Legislature for debate, despite long odds and the more likely prospect that the issue will go before voters next year.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republicans are once again trying to make it more difficult for citizens to amend the state constitution through petition drives, this time by limiting contributions to political committees proposing a ballot initiative.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas medical marijuana supporters have found support from some conservative Republican legislators, allowing a proposal to advance Monday after weeks of deliberations.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreational use.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city has fired a top information technology manager for smoking marijuana — even though he been authorized by his doctor to use it legally for medical reasons.
Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate has confirmed former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be the nation’s assistant secretary of health. She is the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation.
Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be the nation’s assistant secretary of health. She is the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico confronted its last last major hurdle in Senate deliberations on Friday, as legislators pushed to send the bill to a supportive governor.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Legislation to legalize cannabis in New Mexico advanced Thursday toward a decisive Senate floor vote under a framework that emphasizes government oversight of pricing and supplies and social services for communities where the criminalization of pot led to aggressive policing.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State legislators are at a stalemate regarding popular efforts to legalize marijuana in New Mexico with less than a week remaining to send a bill the governor.
ATLANTIC CITY — The governing body is set to vote Friday on two seemingly contradictory resolutions that support one personal vice but oppose another.
HELENA — Montana health officials are proposing new rules to regulate medical marijuana testing laboratories.
The medical marijuana business can be quite lucrative for those willing to wade through the red tape.
The state health department's recent compliance concerns involving the largest medical marijuana provider in Montana include 27 pounds of unaccounted marijuana, more than 300 unaccounted plants, and what was termed Wednesday as "the secret room," a space behind a bookshelf alleged to have hidden additional product from inspectors.
A Missoula judge last week issued an order that will allow Montana's largest medical marijuana provider to proceed with five new operations previously rejected by the state health department.
Recent changes to Montana's Medical Marijuana Act were supposed to clean up what was once considered the Wild West for providers, doctors and patients alike. But the last two years have brought contention to the industry.