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Low-Income Medical Marijuana Patient Evicted for Doctor Recommended Therapy

Generic 11 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Up until a few years ago low-income housing that received federal subsidies were required to maintain a “drug-free” environment. This meant that if anyone living in subsidized housing was caught possessing and/or consuming marijuana onsite, everyone living in the property was at risk of being evicted. Fortunately, in 2014 the Obama Administration amended this policy […]

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A NORML Statement on William Barr as Attorney General Nominee

Generic 8 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC: Today, President Trump announced his intention to nominate former Attorney General William Barr to be considered by the Senate to replace former Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions. “With every move by the Department of Justice facing intense public scrutiny, maintaining Jeff Sessions’ policy of reefer madness would be self-defeating,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal. […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 12/7/18

Generic 8 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! At the state level, certain provisions of Michigan’s voter approved legalization measure specific to the adult possession and cultivation of cannabis took effect on Thursday. Missouri’s voter-approved medical marijuana measure also took effect on Thursday. Iowa’s first medical cannabis dispensary, MedPharm, opened on Saturday. And Alzheimer’s […]

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Michigan: Marijuana Possession Becomes Legal This Thursday

Generic 6 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Key provisions of the state’s voter-initiated marijuana measure, Proposition 1: The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, will take effect this Thursday, December 6. Michigan is the tenth US state to legalize and regulate the use and sale of marijuana by adults, and it is the ninth to do so via voter initiative. “The […]

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Utah: Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

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Lawmakers voted in a special legislative session on Monday to replace the state’s voter-initiated medical cannabis access program. The former law, Proposition 2: The Utah Medical Cannabis Act – was approved by 53 percent of voters on November 6. NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri criticized lawmakers’ decision. “Lawmakers should have respected the will of the […]

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