Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot in North Dakota

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Today, the North Dakota Secretary of State’s office confirmed that LegalizeND has submitted more than enough signatures to qualify a marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot. The voter-initiated measure, organized by the grass-roots group Legalize North Dakota, legalizes the possession, use, and sale of cannabis, as well as the possession of marijuana paraphernalia, by those over [...]

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North Dakota: Advocates Turn In Signatures For 2018 Adult Use Initiative

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Proponents of a statewide ballot initiative to legalize the adult use of marijuana in North Dakota turned in nearly 19,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office today in an effort to place the measure before voters this November. State officials must certify 13,452 signatures in order to qualify the measure for the 2018 electoral [...]

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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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