Weekly Legislative Update 6/10/17

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! First off, apologies to weekly readers for skipping last week’s update. We held a NORML Legal Committee seminar in Colorado about tactics to continue the fight against prohibition and protect those facing jail and other adverse ramifications of prohibition. You can watch NORML’s Executive Director [...]

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Las Vegas NORML Ramps up Advocacy Efforts

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With state lawmakers in Nevada quickly approaching their fast-tracked deadline of July 1st to implement the state’s new adult-use marijuana program, NORML is focused on ramping up our activism efforts in Las Vegas! Over the past two months, we’ve been busy planning, attending legislative hearings, tabling at events, doing community outreach, volunteering at our local [...]

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Weekly Legislative Update 5/6/17

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! The biggest story this week in the marijuana world was the inclusion of the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer language (Section 537) in the omnibus spending package to prevent the Department of Justice from interfering with lawful state-regulated medical marijuana consumers and businesses. In a signing statement by President [...]

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Weekly Legislative Update 4/29/17

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! At the federal level, it is important to highlight two key developments pertaining to established marijuana consumers, businesses, and regulatory structures. First, the protections for lawful medical marijuana patients and businesses from the Department of Justice provided by the Rohrabacher-Farr budget amendment was temporarily expended [...]

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Weekly Legislative Update 4/22/17

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! What a week it has been! With our 4/20 Online Day of Action, we have blown past the goals we had set and have now driven over 35,000 messages to Congress on HR 1227, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017. If you have [...]

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