Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/7/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, the Appropriations Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has for the first time included limited protections for cannabis businesses engaged in the legal marketplaces in 33 states. Governor Steve Sisolak (D) of Nevada signed legislation into law that prohibits certain employers from refusing […]

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Colorado: Governor Signs Multiple Marijuana Law Reform Measures

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Democratic Gov. Jared Polis has signed multiple bills into law amending the state’s marijuana laws. 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 for such activities. Deliveries to […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/10/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries announced their intentions to introduce legislation known as the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), thus ending the nearly century-long federal policy of criminalization and […]

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North Dakota: Governor Signs Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties

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Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation into law reducing marijuana possession penalties. House Bill 1050 reclassifies the possession of up to one-half ounce (14.175 grams) of cannabis and/or the personal possession of marijuana-related paraphernalia for a first-time offender from a criminal misdemeanor, punishable by up to 30 days in jail, to a criminal infraction […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/3/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Jay Inslee (D) of Washington signed legislation into law allowing medical cannabis to be accessed by patients on school grounds, and separate legislation allowing the production of industrial hemp in accordance with new federal hemp regulations. Governor Larry Hogan (R) of Maryland also signed […]

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