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Move Legalization Forward in New Jersey

Generic 20 February 2019 | 0 Comments

In New Jersey, there has been a great deal of progress in the last few years. Several bills have been introduced in the state legislature, ranging from legalization to expungement, and the fight for freedom has never been more widely supported than now. New Jersey residents overwhelmingly support marijuana legalization; in a recent poll conducted by Monmouth […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/15/18

Generic 16 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This was a big week for marijuana in Congress. The House Financial Services subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held a hearing Wednesday to address the lack of access to basic banking services by state-legal marijuana businesses. Also this week Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative […]

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Bill to Provide Greater Access for Virginia Medical Cannabis Patients Succeeds

Generic 15 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Virginia SB1719 passes the House of Delegates Originally posted on the Virginia NORML Blog Richmond, Va — Virginia Senator David Marsden’s SB1719 has passed unanimously through both the House of Delegates and the Senate, and is headed to the governor’s desk for signature. SB1719 allows “registered agents” for those patients physically unable to pick up or receive delivery […]

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Congressional Hearing On Marijuana Banking Held

Generic 15 February 2019 | 0 Comments

The House Financial Services subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held a hearing Wednesday to address the lack of access to basic banking services by state-legal marijuana businesses. Currently, state-licensed marijuana businesses face a web of conflicting regulations and federal prohibitions largely prohibit these businesses from partnering with financial institutions, processing credit cards, and taking […]

Veterans Medical Marijuana Access Legislation Introduced In House and Senate

Generic 14 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork necessary to […]

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