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Weekly Legislative Roundup 11/30/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! U.S. House and Senate lawmakers this week have agreed on final language for the 2018 Farm Bill, which includes provisions lifting the federal prohibition of industrial hemp. These provisions amend federal regulations to further expand and facilitate state-licensed hemp production, research, and commerce. The language also […]

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Reconciled Farm Bill Includes Provisions Lifting Federal Hemp Ban

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Washington, DC: House and Senate lawmakers have agreed to a reconciled version of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 2018 Farm Bill), which includes provisions lifting the federal prohibition of industrial hemp. “For the first time in nearly a hundred years, commercial hemp production will no longer be federally prohibited in the […]

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Utah: Make Your Voice Heard; Make Your Vote Count

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Lawmakers are planning to convene a special session beginning on Monday, December 3 to debate replacing Proposition 2: The Utah Medical Cannabis Act. Yet, the reason a majority of Utah voters decided in favor of Prop. 2 was precisely because many of these same lawmakers, year after year, failed to adequately address this issue in […]

A #GivingTuesday Message from NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri

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Thanks to all the work we have done together, our issue of ending marijuana prohibition is no longer a regional one confined to deep blue states on the West Coast or the Northeast, we have gone nationwide. Voters increasingly agree with us that legalization is an important issue of civil liberties, personal freedom, racial justice, […]

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Growing Change on Giving Tuesday

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Today’s the day to give! We need your help to raise $25,000 that will make advancing common-sense federal marijuana legislation in 2019 possible. The best referral we can get is from supporters like you. In addition to your donation today, could you also post this on your social pages? As the day goes on, we’ll […]