Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/20/18

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Welcome to the 4/20 edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Today’s the day. The High Holy Day for cannabis consumers everywhere. Happy Holidaze, my people! Check out all the 4/20 events happening around the country, and remember to be safe and smoke responsibly! There have been lots of significant developments in the marijuana space recently, [...]

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NORML Chapters Continue State-Level Push for Marijuana Law Reforms

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Since the beginning of the year, NORML Chapters throughout the country have been busy organizing lobby days for the 2018 legislative session. With the hope of reforming various aspects of their state’s marijuana policies, NORML affiliated activists have been meeting with state representatives to educate lawmakers and their staff about the advantages of ending marijuana [...]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/23/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! I first want to bring your attention to a key development at the federal level. As a part of the newly proposed appropriations package known as an omnibus bill, a spending restriction upon the Department of Justice from prosecuting state-legal medical marijuana programs will remain in [...]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/16/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! I first want to highlight some key developments happening at the state level. During a budget address on Tuesday 3/13, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy reiterated his commitment to legalize marijuana in the Garden State this year. A budget overview document indicated that his Administration plans [...]

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A First Timer’s Account of Testifying at the Maryland State Capitol

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I’m Carly, and I’ve been a Political Associate with NORML in Washington, DC for about 7 months now. I recently testified (for my first time ever!) before the Maryland House of Delegates Judiciary Committee in favor of House Bill 1264 – a constitutional amendment that would put a question on this November’s ballot to let [...]

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