Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/08/17

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! First off –  HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO KC NORML! If you didn’t already hear, on Tuesday the voters of Kansas City passed Question 5 to decriminalize possession of marijuana by over 70%. You can read more by clicking here. Another bright spot to follow right now [...]

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NORML’s Legislative Round Up April 29th, 2016

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A legalization initiative has officially qualified the ballot this November and separate legislative measures around the country continue to advance. Keep reading below to learn the latest legislative developments. Alabama: Members of both chambers approved legislation this week, House Bill 61, to protect qualified patients eligible for CBD therapy under a physician’s authorization from criminal prosecution. [...]

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Delaware Decriminalization Law Takes Effect

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Legislation signed into law last June decriminalizing marijuana possession offenses takes effect at midnight tonight. House Bill 39 reclassifies the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis by those age 21 and over from a criminal misdemeanor, punishable by up to six months in jail and a criminal record, to a civil violation punishable [...]

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NORML’s Weekly Legislative Round Up

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With many state legislative sessions coming to an end and the federal government beginning final budget negotiations, we’ve seen plenty of marijuana legislation move forward this week. Keep reading below to catch up on this week’s legislative action! A full list and summary of pending state and federal legislation is available here. Summaries of the dozens of [...]

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District Of Columbia’s Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance Goes Into Effect Tonight

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A new District ordinance reducing marijuana possession penalties to a $25.00 fine-only violation goes into effect at midnight tonight. Washington, DC City Council members overwhelmingly approved the legislation, entitled “The Simple Possession of Small Quantities of Marijuana Decriminalization Amendment Act,” this past spring. The measure amends District law involving the possession or transfer of up [...]

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