Delaware

WASHINGTON, DC — NORML has updated its homepage’s medical cannabis section, including a newly designed national map of medical marijuana states to reflect the recent surge in states that have passed so-called ‘CBD-only’ legislation. Currently in the United States, 35 states have reformed their laws via legislation or binding voter ballot initiative to allow qualified […] Continue Reading

DOVER, DE — Yesterday, the Delaware House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee voted 6-1 to release Rep. Helene Keeley’s decriminalization bill. This bill would remove criminal penalties for the simple possession of small amounts of marijuana, and instead impose a civil fine. The proposal may now be considered on the House floor. The bill was […] Continue Reading

DOVER, DE — The Marijuana Policy Project submitted comments today recommending revisions to the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ proposed medical marijuana compassion center regulations. MPP is particularly concerned that the proposed rules would result in an inadequate supply of medical marijuana by allowing only a single compassion center — instead of the […] Continue Reading

DOVER, DE — Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) informed state lawmakers Thursday that state officials are preparing to establish a regulated medical marijuana dispensary program. “We applaud Gov. Markell for taking this essential step toward providing safe and legal access to medical marijuana for qualified patients,” said Robert Capecchi, deputy director of state policies for […] Continue Reading

DOVER, DE — More than two years after signing a medical marijuana bill into law, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) signaled Thursday that he is ready to move forward with drafting regulations for dispensaries, or “compassion centers” in Delaware-speak. Markell originally halted the dispensary portion of the law in February 2012 after receiving a letter from US Attorney […] Continue Reading