NORML Releases Comprehensive Report Summarizing Local Decriminalization Laws

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Even though recreational marijuana remains criminalized in a majority of US states, more and more municipalities are moving ahead with local laws decriminalizing the possession of cannabis within city limits. For the first time, NORML has released a comprehensive breakdown of these citywide and countywide decriminalization policies. Efforts to liberalize municipal marijuana possession penalties in [...]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/4/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Let’s talk about some new state-level developments. The Maine House of Representatives and Senate overrode Gov. Paul LePage’s (R) veto of marijuana legalization implementation legislation this week. The enactment of the legislation establishes a framework for the retail sale of marijuana to adults, but also amends numerous [...]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/27/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! A lot of action was taken in Congress this week.  A bipartisan coalition of House lawmakers has introduced legislation, the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018, to facilitate federally-approved clinical trials involving cannabis. The act ends the University of Mississippi’s existing monopoly on the growth [...]

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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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Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/13/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! I first want to bring your attention to some key developments happening at the federal level. United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), along with Oregon Democrats Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, introduced legislation to remove low THC hemp from the federal Controlled Substances Act [...]

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