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NORML Chapter Newsletter – April 2019

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NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Below is a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments. NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day “This September, we invite you to join NORML members from across […]

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Washington: Lawmakers Pass Legislation Facilitating Expungement Of Past Marijuana Convictions

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House and Senate lawmakers this week approved legislation, Senate Bill 5605, facilitating the expungement of past low-level marijuana convictions. The legislation now awaits action by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, who has previously called for pardoning those with criminal records for marijuana violations. The measure provides the courts with the discretion to vacate any misdemeanor marijuana […]

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Cannabis-based medicine may reduce seizures for children with difficult-to-treat epilepsy

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Taking a pharmaceutical formulation of cannabidiol, a cannabis-based medicine, cut seizures nearly in half for children with a rare and severe type of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome, according to a phase 3 study.