Montana Lawmakers Advance Three Bills To Implement Legal Cannabis

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The three bills currently being debated in the state House are expected to be brought to a final vote on Thursday. Montana voters won’t have to worry about that outcome, with their lawmakers busy carving out a regulatory system for implementation. All three bills have been brought up by Republican members of the House, with each offering a distinct vision on how to bring legalization to Montana. With Montana set to become the next state to legalize marijuana, lawmakers in Big Sky Country will have some options on how to go about implementing the policy. We anticipate that the Legislature will address the initiative during the legislative session beginning January 4, 2021.”

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With Montana set to become the next state to legalize marijuana, lawmakers in Big Sky Country will have some options on how to go about implementing the policy.

Local TV outlet KPAX reported this week that legislators there in the state House have “advanced three bills that provide different visions for how to implement recreational marijuana in the state, after legislative leadership asked them to keep all three alive.”

According to KPAX, House Bills 701, 670 and 707 have all passed in “preliminary votes”...

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