NJ Politics Digest Wonders Whether Legislature Can Even Get Decriminalisation Through

All the excitement of a fully regulated market after the demise of Christie looks like it won’t even bear the lightest fruit. NJ Politics Digest writes. ” The bill, however, isn’t guaranteed to pass. Senate President Steve Sweeney, who favors legalization of recreational marijuana use, has said he doesn’t favor the lesser step of decriminalization. NJ.com said Sweeney didn’t get back to them when asked for comment on the proposal.”

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Delaware Legislators Re-Introduce Adult Use Cannabis Bill

Ganjapreneur report. “Recently introduced legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis in Delaware contains much of the same language as the state’s failed attempt from last year — this time, however, the proposal lacks home-grow provisions, which may make it easier to accept for certain lawmakers.” We’d say there’s something fundamentally wrong if the only legislation that gets through forces you to buy into a system where the market is controlled by others.

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International Cannabis Bar Association Looking For Board Members

By the same people who brought you the NCBA. We’ll be interested to see if this USA centric outfit will create something international. And, no, we suggest a few Canadian attorneys doth not an international organization make. We fear it’ll be like our favourite US international sports competition, “The World Series” which seems for the past century only to have featured US baseball teams.

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Oregon Passes Cannabis Export Bill

Thanks to the Oregon Cannabis Retailers Association for bringing this to our attention. It’s a big step but the next big question is who will be buying it and will new rules or legislation be needed at the other end to do so. For example ; can Oregon export to Canada to plug the supply gap ? We presume that’s a big ask until the UN move on their scheduling. And there is this …”Before it would allow exports to occur, the bill requires an indication from the federal government that interstate commercial cannabis transactions won’t be prosecuted under federal law.”

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