First of all, I want to apologize to all Zip420 readers, as I was not able to post an article yesterday. I had to go out of town and did not have an internet connection. Hopefully, this does not happen very often. Today, I have some amazing news for all of you, as four more States in the US are thinking about the legalization of cannabis and this is certainly something that most of us like to read about.
Now, Oregon, Maine, Idaho and Florida are all putting forwards legislations, which are related to making cannabis available for both medicinal and recreational purposes. Even if some of these States are closer to legalizing this herb than others, it is obvious that there are many who believe that this should be done, even if the federal government does not see it that way still.
It was just last Monday, when the State of Oregon decided to pass House Bill 3371, which is all about the legalization of cannabis and it will certainly create a lot of controversy State and nationwide. This bill was introduced by the Committee on Revenue and it is named the “Control, Regulation and Taxation of Cannabis Act”. The bill states the following:
“Provides for regulation of production, processing and sale of marijuana and marijuana-infused products and it directs the Oregon Health Authority to license marijuana producers, marijuana processors, marijuana wholesalers and marijuana retailers.”
It is believe that the bill might be accepted by July 2014.
In this State, Representative Diane Russell just introduced the “Act to Tax and Regulate Marijuana”, which would allow people over 21 years of age to possess up to two and a half ounces of cannabis, it would allow people to grow up to six plants and much more. This is certainly creating a lot of anxiety and many are hoping that this bill is accepted soon.
In this State of the US, the use of cannabis is now very accepted, as several of the neighboring states have already legalized the herb or are using it for medicinal purposes. Some politicians have tried to launch resolutions trying to stop the legalization of cannabis in the State of Idaho, but they have been turned down and people do not want the federal government taking away the citizens’ State rights.
The SB 1250 Bill or “Catty Jordan Medical Cannabis Act” as it is better know, was recently introduced by Jeff Clemens and it is supposed to make cannabis available for medicinal use, when approved by a physician. This bill was introduced in February and some polls have shown a 70% acceptance, which means that someday people who live within this state could possess up to eight ounces of cannabis and could grow up to eight plants as well.
As you can see, cannabis will soon be legal in more places and this means that we are closer to our goal. Please remember to share and like this article and to join our club to the right, because the legalization of cannabis is now closer than ever.