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Move Legalization Forward in New Jersey

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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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No evidence tougher policies deter adolescent cannabis use

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A new study has found no evidence that teenage cannabis use is lower in countries with tougher policies.

Parents: Keep medical marijuana dispensaries away from kids

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Seven in 10 parents think they should have a say in whether dispensaries are located near their child’s school or daycare and most say they should be banned within a certain distance of those facilities.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/15/18

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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

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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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