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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Delaware: Law Decriminalizing Cannabis Possession Takes Effect Tomorrow

House Bill 39, a bill to decriminalize cannabis possession which was given approval by lawmakers in Delaware earlier this year, officially takes effect tomorrow, December 18th. Under the new law, the possession and use of up to an ounce of cannabis will no longer be a criminal offense for those 21 and older, but instead …

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First Ever Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Open in Massachusetts and Delaware

For the first time in their state’s histories, a medical cannabis dispensary is now open and operating in both Massachusetts and Delaware, years after the medicine was legalized. In Massachusetts, Alternative Therapies Group, based in Salem, officially opened Thursday morning. The dispensary, which is located at 50 Grove Street in Salem (01970), is accepting patients …

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