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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/1/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! In Congress this week Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), along with Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Ro Khanna (D-CA), introduced The Marijuana Justice Act of 2019, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and incentivize states to end the racially disparate criminalization of marijuana consumers. At […]

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Justice Department Urged To Take “Immediate Action” On Marijuana Grow Applications

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The American Psychological Association (APA) is urging US Attorney General William Barr to review more than two-dozen pending applications for federal marijuana grow licenses. In a letter dated Wednesday, February 27, the association urged the Justice Department to “act immediately” on 26 applications pending before federal officials – applications which were initially submitted to the […]

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Junk food purchases increase after recreational marijuana legalization

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New research found a link between state recreational marijuana legalization and increased consumption of certain high-calorie foods.