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May 17, 2018

House Appropriations Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Protections in Federal Budget

The House Appropriations Committee voted to continue blocking the Justice Department from interfering in state medical marijuana laws.

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May 02, 2018

Maine Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto and Approve Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill

Maine lawmakers voted to override Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill that would establish regulations for the legal marijuana market, with the House voting l09-39 and the Senate voting 28-6 to approve the measure.

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Apr 26, 2018

Initiative to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Michigan Qualifies for November Ballot

The Michigan State Board of Canvassers certified that the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol (CRMLA) has enough signatures to place an initiative that would make marijuana legal and regulated for adults on the state’s November ballot.

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Apr 18, 2018

S.C. Medical Marijuana Legislation Continues Making Progress with Approval from House 3M Committee Today

The House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (3M) Committee overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana bill in a vote of 14-3, sending it to the full House for consideration.

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"Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."