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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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/9/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! First, I want to bring your attention to the dedicated activists lobbying in conjunction with Delaware NORML! Activists in Delaware lobbied state lawmakers in the capital on Thursday 3/8 in favor of a bill that would legalize the use, possession, and retail sale of adult [...]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/9/18

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Welcome to this week’s edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! First, I’d like to highlight a key development at the federal level pertaining to established medical marijuana businesses and consumers. The protections for lawful medical marijuana patients and businesses from the Department of Justice provided by the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer budget amendment was temporarily extended through March [...]

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New Jersey: New Governor Calls For ‘Patients First’ Expansion Of State’s Medical Cannabis Access Program

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Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Tuesday calling on state regulators to review the state’s eight-year-old medical cannabis access program and to recommend ways to increase participation from patients and physicians. “Our goal is to modernize the program in New Jersey, bring it up to current standards, and put patients first,” he [...]

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Election: Pro-Legalization Phil Murphy Wins NJ Governor Race

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Trenton, NJ: After making the legalization of marijuana a core issue in both his primary and general election campaigns, Democratic candidate Phil Murphy has claimed victory in the New Jersey gubernatorial election over Republican Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. In fact, in his primary victory speech, Phil Murphy proclaimed his desire to sign a marijuana legalization bill within [...]

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