Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/5/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), along with Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), have reintroduced The STATES Act of 2019. This Act amends the Controlled Substances Act to reduce the number of instances in which federal law enforcement agencies […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/22

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The U.S. House Financial Services Committee has scheduled to convene a markup on The Safe Banking Act, HR 1595 on Tuesday, March 26th. Activists in Oregon have filed a 2020 ballot initiative with the Secretary of State that, if approved, would allow social cannabis consumption […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/1/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! In Congress this week Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), along with Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Ro Khanna (D-CA), introduced The Marijuana Justice Act of 2019, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and incentivize states to end the racially disparate criminalization of marijuana consumers. At […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/22

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! At the state level, the North Dakota House of Representatives defeated a decriminalization bill on the House floor by a narrow 43-47 vote. On the same day, LegalizeND announced that they will try again with a 2020 legalization ballot initiative. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/15/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This was a big week for marijuana in Congress. The House Financial Services subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held a hearing Wednesday to address the lack of access to basic banking services by state-legal marijuana businesses. Also this week Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative […]

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