Subcommittee members decided 6 to 4 to eliminate the ability for qualified patients to home-cultivate marijuana. Nearly 70 percent of voters decided in favor of the ballot Measure (Measure 26) last November, which allows patients to either obtain cannabis from state-licensed dispensaries or to grow it themselves.
Patients who are registered with the state’s medical cannabis access program may now legally grow cannabis for their own personal use.
“This is a simple, yet critical, move that will provide relief, compassion and dignity to terminally-ill Californians.”
If the Governor agrees to convene a special session, it would likely begin on Friday October 1.
Over 54,000 Connecticut residents are currently registered to possess and and access medical cannabis
Long awaited sales of cannabis flower in Virginia began this month when medical dispensaries received the final product approvals from the state’s regulatory agency.
Senate Bill 311 (a/k/a Ryan’s Law) provides for “a terminally ill patient’s use of medicinal cannabis within the health care facility.”
Lawmakers participating in a Study Committee have recommended that legislators formally rescind language in the law that permits patients to grow up to three marijuana plants. A majority of House and Senate lawmakers would still need to approve those recommendations before they could take effect.