New Push To Extend Deadline For Cannabis Retail Applicants In Illinois

A measure giving retail applicants permission to open recreational cannabis dispensaries an additional year to secure locations for their stores and acquire funds before receiving final approval to open was filed recently, reported Crain's Chicago Business.

As the General Assembly's spring session is poised to wrap up, the two new provisions address a July 22 extended deadline that the first group of licensees under the state law had to find locations for their stores in order to operate.

Nevada Regulators Set To Make Marijuana Rules Less Strict For Police Recruits

Regulators in Nevada are suggesting revisions to the state's hiring policy. They want to make previous cannabis possession convictions for amounts that are now legal no longer an obstacle to those applying for police jobs, reported Marijuana Moment.

The Nevada Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission submitted the proposed change following a recent vote to continue the rulemaking process for potential reform. The commission aims to add language to the state law to make an exception for those with "marijuana convictions for use or possession that would not be prosecutable under the law as of January 1, 2023."

Another Ohio City Joins Movement To Decriminalize Marijuana

In Ohio, yet another city is pushing to decriminalize recreational marijuana, joining a number of others, reported Marijuana Moment. The reform measure …

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