3-29-22 Senate Appropriations, HB2050- Marijuana Establishment; Licensee A marijuana establishment licensee is authorized to request to the Department of Health Services to become a dual licensee and be authorized to sell medical marijuana. A nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary registration certificate issued under a dual license is not counted toward the total number of nonprofit medical…

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If you’re in the Arizona cannabis community, you know there are holidays. No, I’m not talking about the normal 420 and 710 cannabis enthusiasts holidays. Three times a year the Arizona cannabis community starts planning, requesting off work, and all start making arrangements for The Errl Cup Festival and Awards. The Errl Cup has deep…

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As predicted, there is a new cannabis measure. HB2050 successfully transformed into Marijuana Licensing. This transformation is a striker/ strike all/ amendment everything. HB2050 has the same language as SB1402. A striking amendment removes everything after the title and inserts a whole new bill. These amendments allow legislators to circumvent the deadlines on introduction of…

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After a bill is in the Rules Committee, it moves on to the Caucus. Caucus is one of my favorite videos to edit because it gives us (the viewers) the chance to see what’s going on behind the scenes. This bill has a hostile amendment added last week by Rep Payne(R-LD21). Normally, a hostile amendment…

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HB2050- telecommunications fund; report; posting is going to transform into marijuana establishments; license. The scheduled transition is set for Tuesday, March 29th at 9 am in the Senate Appropriations Committee. There are no documents released for the language as yet. Long story short, next week there might be another marijuana bill included on the list.…

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The finals are over and the cannabis bills progressing on to the next round are SB1324- Smart And Safe Fund Distribution, SB1402- Marijuana Establishments Licensing and sneaking by under the cutoff wire, is SB1715- Hemp Derived Manufactured Impairing Cannabinoids. The Senate bills transferred to the House of Representatives, making crossover week(s) over. SUMMARY Passed Third…

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Senate Third Read 3-15-22 Purpose Defines hemp-derived manufactured impairing cannabinoids. Contains requirements forenactment for initiation and referendum (Proposition 105). Background The Smart and Safe Arizona Fund (Fund) consists of monies received from tax on the saleof recreational marijuana products and license and registration fees. Monies in the Fund are to be used to pay for…

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It’s ending up to be a slow legislation session for cannabis reform. There are merely 3 cannabis measures that have the chance of becoming laws. Anything can happen to those remaining bills when they cross over chambers. Added amendments might even have the bill’s sponsor vote against it. SUMMARY Passed Senate COW, Third Read &…

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Committee Of Whole/ COW 3-7-22 Purpose An emergency measure that requires the Department of Health Services (DHS) to issue anew nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary registration certificate to an establishment if a finaladjudication in a court of law makes outlined determinations. Allows recreational marijuanalicensees to apply for a nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary registration certificate or arecreational…

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