Michigan Recreational Marijuana May Face Bigger Hurdles

Two ballot initiatives are now underway for the 2018 election, but it appears that Michigan recreational marijuana may face bigger hurdles than being passed by voters. Medicine Man Technologies has seen it firsthand, the often cavernous gap between legalization and full implementation of both medical and adult-use recreational marijuana. In Michigan, it’s no different –…

Canada Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

At Medicine Man Technologies, we’re keeping a close eye on our northern neighbors as Canada looks to legalize recreational marijuana for adult-use by July 2018. In April of this year, a plan was announced by the Canadian government and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. If passed, the law would make them the second nation in the…

California Senate Has Replaced MCRSA with SB 94

At Medicine Man Technologies, we’ve been keeping a close eye on the west coast and were pleased to hear that the California Senate has replaced MCRSA with SB 94. The latest and greatest evolution of the state’s laws, SB 94 essentially repeals the existing Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA) while incorporating certain policies…

Arkansas Medical Marijuana, Now Taking Applications

At Medicine Man Technologies, we’re excited to see that the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment is moving to its next phase of implementation. As of June 30, 2017, the state’s Department of Health is taking applications for medical marijuana registry identification cards, and if you would like to operate a cultivation facility or dispensary, the Arkansas…

Medical Marijuana in Florida Signed into Law

It’s been a long, strange trip for medical marijuana in Florida, culminating in Governor Rick Scott signing medical marijuana into law on June 23, 2017. At Medicine Man Technologies, we’ve been watching this situation unfold in Florida ever since voters approved Amendment 2 last year by a vote of 71%. Now, the state’s legislature has…

Marijuana Legalization Vetoed in Vermont

On May 24, Republican Governor Phil Scott vetoed a marijuana legalization bill in Vermont. At Medicine Man Technologies, we’ve enjoyed seeing greater marijuana acceptance across the country’s legal landscape. Unfortunately, they can’t all be victories – fortunately, this is not where the story ends. Gov. Scott provided a detailed response stating his concerns and requesting…

New Recreational Marijuana Bill Introduced in New Jersey

In a state where the governor is vehemently opposed to legalization, many people were surprised when a new recreational marijuana bill was introduced by State Senator, Nicholas Scutari (D-Union), in May. Here at Medicine Man Technologies, we’re honored to have been part of this movement, meeting with both Scutari and Senate President, Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester),…

Legislators Change Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment

During last year’s November elections, Medicine Man Technologies was happy to see that Issue 6, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment, was passed by slim but definitive 53% of voters. It was set to allow critically ill patients to safely acquire and seek relief from their ailments using medical marijuana approved by their primary care physicians.…

Medical Marijuana Now Legal in West Virginia

If you haven’t heard the news yet, Governor Jim Justice signed SB 386 into law on April 19, making West Virginia the 29th state in the country to provide acutely ill patients access to legalized medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation. Here at Medicine Man Technologies, we were excited to see another state provide the…
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