“The most vulnerable Mississippians will continue to be denied safe access to a therapy that could offer them significant relief from severely debilitating conditions.”
“It’s time for Minnesota to become a leader in the midwest when it comes to sensible marijuana policy.”
“What we see is that the trends in legal states like Colorado, Washington, Oregon and California are generally no different than the traffic safety trends in other states that haven’t changed their marijuana laws.”
Representatives David Joyce and Don Young have introduced legislation to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act, thereby repealing the federal prohibition of cannabis and making states the primary regulators of the plant.
While there would be no possibility of jail time under the bill, these offenses would still be classified as a misdemeanor.
State regulators are expected in the coming months to award licenses to eligible applicants to begin cultivating cannabis and manufacturing oil extract products.
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SB 158 would allow patients and caregivers to purchase and possess a 30-day supply of medical cannabis at a time, a specific amount to be determined by regulators.