New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance Important Marijuana Law Reform Bills

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In some big news out of New Jersey, several marijuana reform bills have been voted out of their committees and are awaiting floor votes. Senate Bill 2703 and Assembly Bill 4497 have both passed out of their committees and are set to be voted on as early as Monday, March 25th. These bills would legalize […]

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Florida: State Lawmakers Vote to Restore Patients’ Right To Smoke Medical Cannabis

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On March 13, members of the Florida state House of Representatives voted 101 to 11 to approve legislation (Senate Bill 182) to re-legalize the inhalation of herbal cannabis formulations for medical purposes. The bill was unanimously approved by the state Senate last week, and will now be transmitted to Governor Ron DeSantis. Seventy-one percent of Floridians […]

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Marijuana Activists Will Meet in Raleigh to Lobby State Lawmakers

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Marijuana bills have a history in North Carolina of getting sent to committee’s where they die. While public support for marijuana reform has never been better, the Senators and Representatives in Raleigh aren’t so quick to jump on board. Our organizations focus is to raise awareness of bills and mobilize marijuana supporters to act. Since […]

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S. 420 Introduced To End Federal Prohibition And Regulate Marijuana Nationwide

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Senator Ron Wyden has introduced legislation in the Senate — The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act — to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference. In addition to removing marijuana from the United States Controlled Substances Act, this legislation also removes enforcement power from the US Drug Enforcement Administration […]

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Oregon: Cannabis Social Consumption Bill SB 639 Is About Civil Rights

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Nearly 10 years after opening the first cannabis cafe in the United States, Oregon NORML (ornorml.org) executive director Madeline Martinez is appealing directly to legislators in Salem to pass a bill sponsored by Senator Lew Frederick (D-Portland) that would finally legalize her trademark business, The World Famous Cannabis Cafe. Martinez played a crucial role in organizing […]

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