Marijuana Expungement Bill Passed Unanimously by Delaware House, Already Passed Senate

Delaware’s full House of Representatives has passed a bill to provide mandatory expungement eligibility to those convicted of a marijuana offense that is now decriminalized. Senate Bill 197 passed the House today in a unanimous 40 to 0 vote, which comes less than three weeks after the Senate passed the measure 20 to 0. It will … Read more

Delaware Legislature Unanimously Approves Bill to Expand Medical Cannabis Law

Legislation that would add two new conditions that qualify someone to become a medical cannabis patient has been passed by Delaware’s full legislature. According to its official summary, House Bill 374 “adds glaucoma and chronic debilitating migraines to the list of debilitating medical conditions which may qualify a person, upon certification by a physician, to be … Read more

Delaware Senate Unanimously Approves Marijuana Expungement Measure

Legislation to provide mandatory expungement eligibility to those convicted of certain marijuana offenses has been passed by Delaware’s full Senate. Senate Bill 197 was passed yesterday by Delaware’s Senate in a unanimous 20 to 0 vote, with one member abstaining. According to the measure’s synopsis, “This Act provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted … Read more

Delaware Governor Signs Medical Marijuana PTSD Bill

Delaware Governor John Carney has signed into law a bill that allows those with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to more easily become medical marijuana patients. Governor Carney has signed the Bravery Bill into law, allowing those with PTSD to become legal medical marijuana patients if they receive a recommendation from a licensed physician. Before … Read more

Delaware Lawmakers Vote to Establish Marijuana Legalization Task Force

Delaware’s full Assembly has voted to create a marijuana legalization task force. The Adult Use Cannabis Task Force, approved by the Assembly on Saturday, is designed to “study adoption of a model for regulation and taxation of adult-use cannabis in Delaware, including local authority and control, consumer safety and substance abuse prevention, packaging and labeling … Read more

Delaware Governor Signs Bill Allowing Medical Cannabis Use on School Grounds

Legislation (Senate Bill 181) allowing medical cannabis patients to use their medicine while on school grounds has been signed into law by Delaware Governor Jack Markell. SB 181 authorizes patient caregivers to administer cannabis-based medicines such as tinctures and oils to a patient in a “school bus and on the grounds or property of the … Read more

Delaware Marijuana Possession Laws

Delaware Marijuana Possession Laws:   1 ounce or less: Penalty: None   1 ounce to 175 grams: Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 3 months in jail and a maximum fine of $575.   175 grams to 1,500 grams: Penalty: Felony with up to 3 years in prison.   1,500 grams to 3,000 grams: Penalty: Felony with … Read more

Cannabis Possession Now Decriminalized in Delaware

The possession of up to an ounce of cannabis is no longer a criminal offense for those 21 and older in Delaware, thanks to House Bill 39 officially taking effect at 12:00am EST on Friday, December 18th. The new law makes it so that those 21 and older caught possessing up to an ounce of … Read more