President Trump Expresses Support For Bipartisan Marijuana Fix

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President Donald Trump on Friday expressed verbal support for recently introduced, bi-partisan legislation that seeks to codify legal protections for state-sanctioned marijuana-related activities. In response to a question from reporters, the President acknowledged that he “probably will end up supporting” The Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act of 2018, sponsored by Senators [...]

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Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles In Past Year

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Domestic hemp production increased dramatically from 2016 to 2017, according to data compiled by the advocacy organization Vote Hemp. The group calculates that US farmers cultivated over 23,000 acres of hemp in 2017, up from fewer than 10,000 acres in 2016. Under a 2014 federal law, states may license hemp cultivation as part of a [...]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/15/2017

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! First off – Happy Tax Day! (If you’re into that sort of thing) As we approach 4/20, a number of bills at the state level have seen significant movement, both good and ugly for progress. First, the downers: In Tennessee, the state legislature passed and [...]

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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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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/24/2017

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! The elephant in the room is pretty simple. If you haven’t seen it yet, this week White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer opened the door to a federal crackdown in the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. You can read more about it HERE. To [...]

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