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New Legislation Introduced To Protect State-Legal Marijuana Programs

Generic 15 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) has introduced HR 493: The Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act, which would codify the protections that were outlined in the now-rescinded Cole Memo. The Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act essentially would give peace of mind to lawmakers, regulators, 149,000+ workers, and the millions of patients and consumers who are dependent on […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/11/19

Generic 12 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! As the first full week of the 116th Congress comes to a close, we have another new federal bill introduced by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR). HR 420 (yes, you read that right): The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act would deschedule cannabis from the Controlled Substances […]

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HR 420: The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act

Generic 10 January 2019 | 0 Comments

This week, Congressman Earl Blumenauer reserved HR 420 for his legislation, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. A decades-long champion of cannabis reform, this marks the first time that Blumenauer has staked out the specific bill number 420. His focus however, is ever on the goal of reform, telling Forbes, “While the bill number may […]

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Congressional Cannabis Caucus Co-Chairs Announced

Generic 9 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, the rollout of the new leadership team of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus was announced, with Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and David Joyce (R-OH) joining founding members Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Don Young (R-AK). First founded in 2017, the Caucus has been a pivotal element in our ability to build broad bipartisan support for legislation […]

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Cities Across Michigan Ban Legal Marijuana Sales

Generic 8 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Since the passage of Proposition 1, officially known as the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, which legalized the sale, possession, consumption and cultivation of marijuana for adults 21 and up last November, members of Michigan NORML have encountered a new challenge: municipal opt-out. Similar to other states that have legalized adult-use marijuana like […]

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