WHAT IS UP WITH YOUR STATE! - Arizona - California - Florida- Maine-Massachusetts-Minnesota-Nevada-Texas

August 08, 2017

WHAT IS UP WITH YOUR STATE! - Arizona - California - Florida- Maine-Massachusetts-Minnesota-Nevada-Texas

ARIZONA: Arizona just received a federal grant to help expand prescription drug overdose prevention efforts.  With the new medical laws for Marijuana this should also help with the reduction of overdoses.  
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CALIFORNIA: Tourism Mecca: Pot vacation paradise. American Green a company based out of Arizona has just purchase a the entire 80 acer town on the California/Nevada boarder to transform it into the first Cannabis Vacation destination. 
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FLORIDA: Is opening the doors to regular banking. According to the Palm Beach Post. Orlando - Based First Green Bank has opened accounts to six of the Florida's seven licensed Marijuana Producers. http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/business/bank-risks-federal-scrutiny-does-business-with-marijuana-growers/3yTTeriCPfQMtwcVfDqnPM/
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MAINE:  Networking in your industry. The MPP is having a Networking opportunity for your company to meet and great others in your industry. Aug 10th Cloudport, 63 Federal St, Portland, Maine 04101 RSVP by email at dboyer@mpp.org 
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MASSACHUSETTS: The board is coming along, Massachusetts is starting to develope a strong team to oversee the Cannabis Advisory Board to help with the regulations and guidelines for the enforcement of recreational and medical marijuana laws. https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2017/08/04/baker-picks-for-marijuana-advisory-board-include-anti-pot-police-chief/EVFzbIOsDNxcYwVuX8unjN/story.html
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MINNESOTA:  Veterans are finally be taken care of at least in Minnesota. Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is now a qualified symptom to file for a patient's license. As of Aug 1st 2017 you can apply.  Other states on board that have added the PTSD are, Colorado, Delaware and New Hampshire. 
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NEVADA: Keeping your name save. The Supreme Court of Nevada has ruled that the name  or names of the individual who possess a  medical marijuana business licenses in the state are confidential and do not have to be made available to the public. https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/pot-news/nevada-court-allows-pot-ownership-records-to-stay-confidential/
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TEXAS:   Rep. Lucio III is planning to put forward an amendment to the Medical Board sunset bill that would make a small change, protecting doctors and bringing our state law in line with federal requirements. Be sure to contact your Rep and give support. For more information on the proposal : https://www.texasmarijuanapolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/TX-2017-Legal-Memorandum-Prescribe-v.-Recommend.pdf



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