Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/28/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Earl Blumenauer introduced legislation to allow for interstate commerce when it comes to state-legal cannabis programs. Governor Janet Mills (D) of Maine signed legislation into law setting rules and regulations for the adult use cannabis market. Governor […]

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Oregon: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Measure Into Law

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Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 420, to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions. The measure establishes procedures for persons previously found guilty of low-level (up to one ounce) marijuana possession offenses to file a motion with the court to have their convictions set aside. Petitioners may not be charged a […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/21/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, history was made. For the first time ever, the U.S. House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. Also this week, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing to discuss […]

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Oregon: Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

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Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 970, prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions. The measure states that a landlord may not take into consideration an applicant’s “status as a medical marijuana patient” or whether they have a “conviction based solely on […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/7/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, the Appropriations Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has for the first time included limited protections for cannabis businesses engaged in the legal marketplaces in 33 states. Governor Steve Sisolak (D) of Nevada signed legislation into law that prohibits certain employers from refusing […]

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