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Mississippi Medical Cannabis Law Now In Effect

Mississippi House Bill 1231, a measure legalizing cannabis extracts for medical purposes, has officially taken effect as of July 1st. Under the new law, which was sign by the state’s governor on April 21st, the possession and use of low-THC cannabis extracts – such as cannabis oil and tincture – is legal for those with …

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Medical Cannabis Bill Signed Into Law by North Carolina Governor

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has officially signed into law House Bill 1220, a proposal to legalize cannabis oil for medical purposes. The bill was approved unanimously by the state’s Senate, and passed the state’s House 112 to 1. Under the new law the possession and use of cannabis extracts will be legal for those …

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Hemp Cultivation Now Legal in Tennessee

The cultivation of industrial hemp is now legal in Tennessee, thanks to House Bill 2445 officially becoming law yesterday, July 1st. Under the new law, individuals in Tennessee will be allowed to legally grow hemp, given it has 0.3% THC or less, and they register with the state’s Department of Agriculture. David Waddell, Administrative Manager …

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Measure Legalizing Medical Cannabis Extracts in Utah Becomes Law Today

Utah House Bill 105, a measure to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes, officially becomes law today, July 1st. The proposal was signed by Governor Gary Herbert in March after overwhelmingly passing the state’s legislature. “Cannabis oils show promise of offering some relief to Utahns suffering from seizures and epilepsy and we should do all we …

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Iowa Medical Cannabis Bill Becomes Law

A bill to legalize the cannabis compound cannabidiol for medical purposes, which was signed into law by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on May 31st, officially takes effect today, July 1st. Under the new law those who receive a recommendation from a neurologist and subsequently receive a registration card from the state’s Department of Public Health will be authorized to possess and …

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