Tag: Governor Jack Markell

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 Governor Signs Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Into Law

Delaware Governor Jack Markell has signed House Bill 39 into law, the same day it was approved by the state’s Senate. The measure decriminalizes the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis, removing the possibility of criminal penalties or jail time. Delaware now becomes the 20th state to remove criminal penalties for the personal …

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Delaware Legislature Votes to Decriminalize Cannabis Possession; Governor Expected to Sign Bill Into Law

By Robert Capecchi, Marijuana Policy Project DOVER — The Delaware Senate approved a bill 12-9 on Thursday that would remove criminal penalties and potential jail time for adult possession of a small amount of marijuana. The measure, which was approved in the House earlier this month, will now be sent to Gov. Jack Markell (D), …

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Delaware Legislature Unanimously Passes Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis Oil for Minors

Legislation to legalize the medical use of cannabis oil for children suffering from a variety of ailments passed Delaware’s House of Representative Thursday with a unanimous 40 to 0 vote. It passed the Senate last week, also unanimously (21 to 0). Under Senate Bill 90, sponsored by Senator Ernie Lopez (R-Lewes), children with a qualifying …

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