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.mississippi

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 epilepsy (or a related condition) who receive a recommendation from a physician. The University of Mississippi Medical Center is authorized to dispense the medicine.

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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 goldsymbolpurposes. 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 with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist and a registration card from the state’s Department of Health; Neurologists will be authorized to dispense the medicine to patients.

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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.MMMA LEAF AND SYMBOL_full 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 can to help them”, Governor Herbert said in a statement after signing the bill.

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North Carolina Governor to Sign Medical Cannabis Bill Into Law

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has announced that he will sign into law a proposal to legalize cannabis oil for medical purposenc. The bill, which will make North Carolina the 31st state to legalize at least some form of medical cannabis, was approved unanimously by the state’s Senate yesterday followed by an 112 to 2 vote in the House.

The proposal – House Bill 1220 – will allow for the possession of cannabis extracts for those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist and a registration card from the state’s Department of Health. Neurologists will be authorized to dispense the medicine to patients, and colleges will be authorized (and encouraged) to study the cannabis compound cannabidiol in treating epilepsy.

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Senate Unanimously Approves Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Extracts in North Carolina

North Carolina’s Senate, with a unanimous vote, has passed House Bill 1220, a measure to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes. The proposal has already passed the state’s House (111 to 2 vote), but will go back for one final vote (which is expected to happen quickly) for heading to Governor Pat McCrory for consideration.

A bottle of tincture made from cannabis extracts.
A bottle of tincture made from cannabis extracts.

If approved into law, HB 1220 will allow for the possession of cannabis extracts that are low in THC and high in CBD, for those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist and subsequently become registered with the state’s Department of Health. Neurologists would be authorized to dispense the medicine, and a provision in the bill allows and encourages colleges in the state to study cannabidiol as a potential treatment for “intractable childhood epilepsy”.

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North Carolina Senate Rules Committee Unanimously Passes Medical Cannabis Bill

North Carolina’s Senate Rules Committee has unanimously approved House Bill 1220, a measure which would legalizemedcanptsd cannabis oil for medical purposes. The proposal has already passed the state’s House of Representatives with an 11 to 2 vote, and now heads to the full Senate, where its passage would send it to the governor for consideration.

Under House Bill 1220, those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist would be authorized to possess cannabis extracts that are low in THC and high in CBD, as long as they receive a registration card from the state’s Department of Health. Neurologists would be authorized to dispense the medicine.

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North Carolina House of Representatives Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Oil

North Carolina’s House of Representatives, with an 11 to 2 vote, has approved House Bill 1220,northcaro a proposal to legalize medical cannabis extracts, namely cannabis oil that’s low in THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and high in CBD (cannabidiol).

The proposal would allow those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist to possess cannabis extracts, and it would authorize neurologists to dispense the medication. Patients would be required to receive a registration card from the Department of Health to be given the legal protections the bill brings forth. The bill would also allow and encourage colleges in the state to produce cannabis extracts for the use in studying its potential in treating intractable childhood epilepsy.

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North Carolina House Committee Unanimously Approves Medical Cannabis Extract Bill

North Carolina House Bill 1220, a proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes, has been passed by thenc state’s House Health Committee with a unanimous vote.

The proposal would allow for the possession of cannabis extracts for those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist, and subsequently obtain a registration card from the state’s Department of Health. The extracts must below in THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), and high in CBD (cannabidiol). Neurologists would be authorized to dispense the medicine to patients.

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Minnesota Senate and House Agree on Medical Cannabis Proposal, Governor Will Sign Into Law

Officials from the Minnesota Senate, House of Representatives and governor’s office have agreed upon a medical cannabis legalization proposal that the governor will signminnesota into law, after the House and Senate approved two separate measures earlier this month.

Michael Gordon, Legislative Assistant for Senator Scott Dibble, tell us that the measure will legalize the possession of medical cannabis extracts for use in vaporizers, cannabis edibles, tinctures, etc.. Although smoking cannabis won’t be allowed, several dispensaries will be authorized throughout the state to provide safe access to the medicine for qualified patients. 

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Iowa House Committee Passes Proposal to Legalize Medical Cannabis Extracts

Iowa’s House Public Safety Committee has voted in favor of Senate File 2360, a measure to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes. The measure has already passed the state’s full Senate.

A bottle of tincture made from cannabis extracts.
A bottle of tincture made from cannabis extracts.

If approved into law, Senate File 2360 would legalize low-THC cannabis extracts for those who receive a recommendation from a neurologist. Although smokable cannabis would remain illegal even for medical purposes, other methods of consumption – such as tinctures, oils and teas – would be authorized.

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