Missouri’s Largest County Stops Prosecuting Marijuana Possession

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  Two years after suing to keep medical marijuana off the ballot, on Tuesday, Jean Peters Baker, the Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, announced that her office will stop prosecuting most marijuana possession cases. In June of this year, the St. Louis City Prosecuting Attorney, Kim Gardner, took similar action on simple possession cases of up […]

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US Senate: Leading Marijuana Prohibitionist Out As Senate Judiciary Chair

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One of the US Senate’s leading marijuana prohibitionists, Iowa Republican Charles Grassley, will no longer be heading the Senate Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress. Representative Grassley announced today that he is stepping down as Chair of the Committee. As Chair, Grassley refused to hold any hearings or votes on marijuana-related legislation, including bipartisan legislative […]

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NORML Chapters Participate in Las Vegas’ First Business-to-Consumer Cannabis Conference

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Members of the Nevada NORML chapters, alongside representatives from Denver NORML, Arizona NORML and the National NORML Board of Directors, participated in Las Vegas’ first Business-to-Consumer Cannabis conference this weekend at the Rio Hotel & Casino. The Herban Expo opened its doors Friday as a free convention available to the public. While there are a […]

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

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Jeff Sessions is TERRIFYING! United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced that he is resigning, effective immediately, from the office of the Department of Justice. In both his tenure in Congress and as Attorney General, Sessions was a longstanding, vocal opponent of marijuana policy reform, who once opined, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” As […]

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Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins In Midterms

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Marijuana reformers enjoyed numerous federal, state, and local victories last night. Here are the highlights. STATE BALLOT INITIATIVES Florida: Sixty-three percent of Florida voters approved Amendment 4, which amends the state constitution to restore voting privileges to those with non-violent felony convictions – including tens of thousands of those convicted of marijuana-related offenses. Passage of […]

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