Weekly Legislative Roundup 8/31/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester introduced the Clean Slate Act, HR 6669, along with 22 original cosponsors, to seal the records for marijuana charges one year after the sentence is completed. At the state level, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed an industrial hemp […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 8/17/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! At the state level,┬áNorth Dakota’s secretary of state’s office determined that activists collected enough signatures to qualify a far-reaching marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot. The campaign behind one Missouri medical cannabis initiative filed lawsuits seeking to block two other measures from appearing on […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 8/3/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Congressman Charlie Crist (D-FL) and Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-GA) filed a new bill in the US House of Representatives this week to shield federal employees from being fired for marijuana use that is legal in the state in which they live. The Oklahoma Board of […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 7/6/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! At the state level,┬áVermont’s law legalizing marijuana possession and home cultivation took effect on July 1, and so did Georgia’s law allowing low-THC medical cannabis preparations for PTSD and intractable pain. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) said that although marijuana legalization didn’t make it […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/29/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The US Senate has been busy this week talking about marijuana policy.┬áSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senators Bernie Sanders, Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), just introduced legislation called the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, to remove marijuana from the Controlled […]

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