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Marijuana Legalization

Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill

May 24, 2017, 12:26 pm Johnny Green

There was good news and bad news out of Vermont today. The bad news is that Vermont’s Governor decided to veto a marijuana legalization bill that was sent to his desk. The good news is that the battle isn’t over, and the Governor has expressed a willingness to work with […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Tell Your New Jersey Lawmakers To Support S3195

May 23, 2017, 7:15 am Johnny Green

I received the following alert out of New Jersey yesterday: Last week, Senator Nicholas Scutari (D) introduced his long-awaited bill that would end marijuana prohibition in New Jersey and replace it with a system that regulates and taxes cannabis similarly to alcohol. Please contact your lawmakers and urge them to […]

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California Insurance Department Holds Meeting To Discuss Cannabis And Insurance Issues

May 23, 2017, 6:41 am Johnny Green

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones convened 63 insurance-related stakeholders to make sure they have time to comment on cannabis-related regulations with insurance provisions currently under consideration by other state agencies. “As Insurance Commissioner, my goal is to make sure all Californians, including emerging cannabis businesses, have insurance protection,” said Commissioner Jones. […]

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Bipartisan Group Of Senators Introduce Marijuana Banking Legislation

May 18, 2017, 2:00 pm Johnny Green

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley led a bipartisan group of Senators – including Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) – to introduce legislation […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Legalization Bill Reaches Vermont Governor’s Desk

May 18, 2017, 1:30 pm Johnny Green

I received the following alert out of Vermont today: Today, Vermont’s marijuana legalization bill was delivered to the desk of Governor Phil Scott. He will now have five days to decide whether to sign S. 22 into law, veto it, or allow it to become law without his signature. Please […]