MD gov signs cannabis sales bill (Newsletter: May 4, 2023)

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Senate cannabis banking hearing scheduled (Newsletter: May 5, 2023)

Source: SAFE Banking hearing soon?; CDC study: Teen marijuana use down since dispensaries opened; PA legalization bill; TX decrim votes Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day… Read the rest on

Marijuana Helps Cancer Patients Think More Clearly And Manage Pain, Study Using Cannabis From Dispensaries Finds

Source: While cannabis produces intoxicating effects, and that initial “high” can temporarily impair cognition, patients who used marijuana products from state-licensed dispensaries over two weeks actually started reporting clearer thinking, the study from the University of Colorado found… Read the rest on

Pennsylvania Lawmakers File Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales Through State-Run Stores

Source: Pennsylvania lawmakers have filed new bills to legalize marijuana sales through state-run stores and to provide permits for farmers and small agriculture businesses to cultivate cannabis once adult-use sales are allowed. About two months after circulating a cosponsorship memo for the legalization proposal, Rep. David Delloso (D) formally introduced the legislation on Tuesday…… Read More »

Bipartisan Minnesota Lawmakers Appointed To Finalize Marijuana Legalization Bill In Bicameral Conference

Source: A total of 10 bicameral negotiators were selected to resolve differences between their companion legalization measures that cleared their respective chambers last week. The members will hold meetings to agree on the provisions of a reconciled bill, then send it to the House and Senate… Read the rest on (