Cannabis Regulatory Update: Delaware Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana Patients To Own Guns Heads To Senate, Scott Wiener's Bill To Stop Cities From Banning Cannabis Gets Green Light & More

Delaware Bill To Allow Medical Marijuana To Own Guns Heads To Senate Floor

Delaware lawmakers are poised to weigh in on a bill that would allow registered in the state’s medical marijuana program to possess the firearm, reported Milford LIVE.

House Bill 276, sponsored by Rep. Jeff Spiegelman, R-Clayton, was approved by the House members on June 14. On Wednesday, the Senate Health and Social Services Committee passed it in a 6-0 vote. The measure is now heading to the Senate floor.

“If you legally own a firearm and you go and pick up your medication, as soon as you are in possession of your medication … it is deemed illegal possession of a firearm,” Spiegelman said. “If I were to go on medical marijuana, my wife would have to change the codes on all of our safes, or she is guilty of providing access to me and my firearms, as a prohibited person.”

Scott Wiener's Bill To Stop Cities From Banning Medical Marijuana Advances Through California Legislature

Lawmakers from a California Assembly committee approved a bill that restores voter-created access to medicinal cannabis by requiring cities to provide patients access to purchase medicinal cannabis via delivery.

State Sen. Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) Senate Bill 1186, passed by the Assembly Business and Professions Committee in a vote of 13-2, is now before the Assembly Judiciary Committee.

“Cannabis is a critically important and even life-saving medicine,” Wiener said in a press release. “SB 1186 restores access across the state to help people get the medicine …

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