Marijuana Arrests Soar in Allentown and Bethlehem as Both Cities Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

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Police in the Pennsylvania cities of Allentown and Bethlehem continue to arrest hundreds of residents for less than 30 grams of cannabis while opiate and cocaine arrests seem to be going down. Last year Allentown put 315 people into handcuffs and the courts over marijuana possession, while the city reported just 31 other drug possession [...]

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Holland-Style Marijuana Clubs Coming to America

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One of the next frontiers in the political battles for marijuana smokers is the need to provide venues where marijuana smokers can socialize with other marijuana smokers in a marijuana-friendly lounge. Under current laws in Washington, Colorado, Oregon, and the District of Columbia, it is perfectly legal for smokers to possess specified amounts of marijuana, [...]

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NORML’s Legislative Round Up July 1st, 2016

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Federal lawmakers requested action this week on restoring medical marijuana access to veterans, while proponents in Arizona came one step closer to qualifying to the November ballot. Keep reading to get the latest news and to find out how you can #TakeAction. Federal: A bipartisan group of 11 lawmakers wrote a letter this week to Congressional [...]

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NORML’s Legislative Round Up April 14th, 2016

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There is long awaited news from Pennsylvania, as the Keystone State is poised to become the 24th state to permit medical cannabis access and separate legislative efforts continue to move forward around the country. Keep reading below to get this week’s latest in marijuana law reform! Federal: The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment [...]

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Time To Move Beyond Street Theater

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I cringed last weekend when I saw news photos of a protest and demonstration in front of the White House in which the most notable image was a 51-foot inflatable “joint.” That’s right. Here we are in 2016 on the verge of finally ending marijuana prohibition, and some activists seem caught in a time warp, [...]

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