New Mexico: New Marijuana Decriminalization Law Goes Into Effect Next Week

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Beginning on Monday, July 1, the personal possession of small amounts of marijuana in New Mexico will no longer be classified as a criminal offense. In April, Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation into law decriminalizing the possession of personal use amounts of cannabis. The new law reduces first-time penalties for the possession of […]

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Oregon: Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Expungement Measure

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Lawmakers in the House and Senate have voted in favor of legislation, Senate Bill 420, to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions. Following a concurrence vote by the Senate, the measure will advance to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown – who is anticipated to sign the bill into law. The measure establishes procedures for persons […]

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Colorado: Lawmakers Approve Home Deliveries For Cannabis

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Legislation is before Democratic Gov. Jared Polis to regulate the home delivery of cannabis and cannabis-infused products. House Bill 1234 establishes regulations for the delivery of cannabis products from state-licensed retailers. Under the plan, deliveries are limited to one per day per household, and are only permitted in municipalities that explicitly allow such activities. Deliveries […]

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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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Hawaii: Lawmakers Pass Legislation Decriminalizing Low-Level Possession Offenses

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House and Senate lawmakers have finalized and passed legislation, House Bill 1383, decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession offenses and vacating past convictions. The legislation now awaits action from Democratic Gov. David Ige. The measure reduces penalties involving the possession of up to three grams of marijuana from a criminal misdemeanor, punishable by up to 30 days […]

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