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California: 60 Percent of Likely Voters Back Legalization

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Six out of ten likely California voters support making cannabis legal, according to survey data released yesterday by the Public Policy Institute of California. Sixty-eight percent of likely voters also believe that the US government should not enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in states that have approved the plant’s use. The percentages are the highest ever [...]

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NORML Advances to Round 2 of Super Bowl Ad Contest

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Thanks to NORML members and supporters who pushed NORML’s proposed Super Bowl ad in an ongoing Intuit ad contest to the number one position. This morning, Intuit informed us that we have advanced to Round 2 of the contest. Entries who are deemed finalists from this round will be informed on October 29th. We can [...]

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New Jersey: Governor Signs Legislation Amending Aspects Of State’s Medical Cannabis Program

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Republican Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation, Senate Bill 2842, into law modifying aspects of the state’s medical marijuana regulations. Specifically, the law amends requirements that state-licensed medical cannabis producers and distributors be limited to providing patients with no more than three strains of the plant – a regulatory rule that has been in place [...]

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Michigan: Most Voters Favor Eliminating Criminal Penalties For Marijuana Offenses

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Nearly 80 percent of Michigan voters favor eliminating criminal penalties for marijuana offenses, according to survey data released by Epic-MRA Polling and commissioned by the Michigan state affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Forty-seven percent of respondents said that they backed legalizing marijuana “by taxing it and regulating it like [...]

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Oklahoma: Majority Of Voters Endorse Marijuana Law Reform

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Oklahoma, City, OK:  A majority of likely Oklahoma voters back legalizing the use of medical marijuana and also support de-penalizing pot possession penalties for recreational users, according to survey data released by SoonerPoll.com and commissioned by the Oklahoma state affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). Seventy-one percent of respondents [...]