Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/15/20

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The legalization effort in New Mexico was killed as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-4 to table the bill this week. New Approach Montana, the campaign committee behind a marijuana legalization ballot initiative in the state, submitted a revised proposal to the Secretary of State’s […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/25/20

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, officials with the Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board issued their first-ever permits to retailers who wish to allow customers to consume cannabis on the premises. Missouri state regulators began issuing the first of nearly 200 licenses to medical cannabis providers. Licensed dispensaries are expected […]

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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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DEA Report: Fewer Marijuana Seizures, But More Arrests In 2018

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Federal agents seized fewer total marijuana plants in 2018, but made more arrests for cannabis-related offenses, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration. According to figures published in the DEA’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Statistical Report, the agency and its law enforcement partners confiscated an estimated 2.82 million marijuana plants nationwide in […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/8/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, a bipartisan coalition of more than 100 co-sponsors has reintroduced legislation in Congress, The Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), HR 1595, to allow state-licensed marijuana-related businesses to engage freely in relationships with banks and other financial institutions. Activists in Nebraska, […]

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