Delaware Executes Cannabis Tracking Contract With BioTrackTHC

Delaware selects BioTrackTHC

DELAWARE: The State of Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), the government agency responsible for regulating the medical use of cannabis in Delaware, has executed the state’s cannabis seed-to-sale tracking and patient registry contract with BioTrackTHC. Delaware’s stated goals for the Medical Marijuana Program include, “protect the people of Delaware by minimizing the risk of theft and Read the full article…

Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect In Delaware

The law makes possession by an adult of a "personal use" quantity of marijuana, defined as an ounce or less, a civil offense punishable by a fine of $100

DELAWARE: Delaware has officially decriminalized possession by adults of small amounts of marijuana.A decriminalization law signed in June by Gov. Jack Markell took effect early Friday morning.The law makes possession by an adult of a “personal use” quantity of marijuana, defined as an ounce or less, a civil offense punishable by a fine of $100. Simple Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization In Delaware: New Medical Dispensaries Set To Open In 2016

The site, run by a company called Columbia Care, which also operates facilities in Arizona and Washington, D.C., attracted several potential customers, including one man who showed reporters his purple and white New York State medical marijuana card.

DELAWARE: On Dec. 2, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services began to accept proposals for nonprofit companies to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in several counties in the state, Delaware Public Media reported. The deadline is March 30 so that two centers can open by fall 2016, the Cape Gazette reported. The revitalized program has aims to expand accessibility to Read the full article…

Delaware’s First Medical Cannabis Clinic Opens

First State Compassion Center, Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary outside Wilmington opens Friday morning to a long line of patients waiting to get their prescription.

DELAWARE:  Delaware‘s first medical marijuana dispensary opened Friday to a line of patients extending out the clinic’s front door and a hundred feet along its parking lot. The First State Compassion Center at 37 Germay Drive near Wilmington cultivates and sells cannabis for patients registered with the state Department of Health and Social Services. Bill Coleman, Read the full article…

Markell Signs Delaware Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Governor Signs Decrim bill in Delaware

DELAWARE: Voting along party lines, Senate lawmakers gave final legislative approval on Thursday to a measure that decriminalizes the possession and private use of up to an ounce of marijuana, and Gov. Jack Markell almost immediately signed the legislation into law. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Helene Keeley, D-Wilmington, allows Delawareans to possess up to Read the full article…

Delaware House OKs Marijuana Decriminalization

The bill passed the House by a 24-14 vote, and now heads to the Senate.  Gov. Jack Markell supports decriminalization. No House Republicans voted in favor of the legislation on Tuesday.

DELAWARE: Delaware House lawmakers on Tuesday approved legislation that would treat simple marijuana possession and personal use by adults like a traffic violation, replacing criminal penalties with civil fines. The bill passed the House by a 24-14 vote, and now heads to the Senate.  Gov. Jack Markell supports decriminalization. No House Republicans voted in favor Read the full article…

Delaware Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Regulations

The state House has approved a bill updating regulations regarding Delaware's medical marijuana program.

DELAWARE:  The state House has approved a bill updating regulations regarding Delaware’s medical marijuana program. The legislation passed unanimously with no debate Tuesday. It now goes to the governor, and defines the membership of a nine-member oversight committee that will evaluate and make recommendations regarding implementation of the program. Under the bill, which passed the Read the full article…

Delaware Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced

Decriminalization legislation was introduced Thursday in the state House of Representatives.

DELAWARE:  Delawareans caught with an ounce or less of marijuana would face just civil fines, not a criminal record, under decriminalization legislation introduced Thursday by a Wilmington lawmaker in the state House of Representatives. Rep. Helene Keeley, the south Wilmington Democrat, said state residents should not have trouble getting a job, or finding financial aid Read the full article…

Problems Ahead For Marijuana Reform

In 2015 the Delaware General Assembly is expected to at least decriminalize marijuana possession in the state.

DELAWARE:  Any way you look at it, marijuana will be big in news in 2015. After all, 2014 was a good year for proponents of legalization with victories at the ballot box in several states and in Congress. The year was so good for marijuana that Delaware will finally open a long-awaited medical marijuana dispensary. Read the full article…

Marijuana Clinic Planned Near Wilmington

Canna Care Docs, a medical marijuana clinic, plans to open on January 17 at 9 Germay Drive, just steps away from Delaware’s first medical marijuana dispensary.

DELAWARE:  A medical clinic set to open near Wilmington next month has one clear mission: certify patients to use medical marijuana. With Delaware doctors hesitant to sign medical pot recommendations, officials at Massachusetts-based Canna Care Docs say they see an unmet need for patients, and a market, in Delaware. The group has hired one doctor, Read the full article…