Here, Legally Rooted posts articles relevant to the medical and recreational cannabis industries in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The Legally Rooted team will be updating these articles weekly to keep you up to date with all happenings in these very noteworthy industries.
On July 2nd, New Jersey made changes to its existing medical marijuana law. There’s some significant changes, so click here to keep up to date with the expanded legislation.
New Jersey has announced expansions to workers’ protections when dealing with medical-use cannabis. Read more about what these changes mean for workers by clicking here.
In PA, the medical marijuana industry is mostly controlled by large, national companies. Click here to read about who’s involved.
Pennsylvania just added to anxiety disorders and Tourette syndrome to the list of conditions that make a patient eligible for the state’s medical program. To see how these conditions will be addressed, click here.
New Jersey just recently expanded its medical program and is now prepping to have applications for growers, processors, and retailers. Read here to see deadlines for applications.
Many MMJ users in New Jersey wonder if they can be fired for using cannabis when prescribed. Legal opinion in New Jersey opts that termination isn’t possible. Click here to read more.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signs the Jake Homing Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act, significantly expanding NJ’s existing medical cannabis program. The new law allows more health professionals to prescribe and greatly expands business license categories. Click here to read more about it.
US Representative Dwight Evans introduced H.R. 3544, which would effectively remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. Read about why he thinks it’s time to do so.
With new updates to bills in houses of legislature, New Jersey and New York are beginning to develop new strategies to legalize. Read about the updates here.
Pennsylvania is enlisting three medical colleges to head the state’s new research initiative into medical marijuana. Click here to read about which schools have been selected to spearhead the project.
Green Thumb Industries is about to open up a sixth retailer location in Pennsylvania. Read about the national company’s push into PA.
Lieutenant Governor Fetterman recently completed his statewide listening tour regarding the legalization of recreation marijuana. Here are his summaries of what he heard.
Those investing in the cannabis industry are always looking to compare companies dealing with cannabis to more traditional ones. When Aurora Cannabis is compared to Scotts Miracle-Gro, this is the result.
New Jersey recently announced plans to vastly expand the state’s medical marijuana program. State senators have delayed the vote to better analyze the proposition.