Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/18/20

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The US House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.” This marks the first time that members of the Energy and Commerce Committee will hear and debate issues specific to marijuana policy reform. At […]

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Oregon: Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Expungement Measure

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Lawmakers in the House and Senate have voted in favor of legislation, Senate Bill 420, to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions. Following a concurrence vote by the Senate, the measure will advance to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown – who is anticipated to sign the bill into law. The measure establishes procedures for persons […]

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Nevada: Governor Signs Measure Sealing Past Marijuana Convictions

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Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed legislation into law facilitating those convicted of past marijuana crimes to have their records sealed. Assembly Bill 192 permits those convicted of marijuana-specific activities which have since been decriminalized or legalized to submit a written request to the court to have those records sealed. Petitioners may not be charged […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/31/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, the US Food and Drug Administration is taking in-person public testimony with regard to the “manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale” of CBD-infused retail products. Governor Jared Polis (D) of Colorado signed multiple cannabis reform bills into law that regulate cannabis delivery services […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/29

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The U.S. House Financial Services Committee has passed The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595 out of committee this week. It now awaits consideration by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. Guam became the first US territory to send a bill legalizing the adult-use of marijuana to […]

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