DEA Report: Marijuana Seizures Fell Nearly 40 Percent in 2017

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Seizures of indoor and outdoor cannabis crops in the United States fell nearly 40 percent between the years 2016 and 2017, 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 3.38 […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/23/18

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Welcome to this week’s edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! First, I want to bring your attention to some of the state level lobbying efforts progressing around the country. Activists gathered in Denver, CO on Wednesday to try and change the conversation on employee drug testing and partner with local business. Several Denver board members and […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/16/18

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Welcome to this week’s edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! First, I’d like to highlight a key development at the federal level pertaining to established marijuana businesses and consumers. Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) has introduced the Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act which would basically codify the protections that were outlined in the now-rescinded Cole Memo. Essentially, […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/9/18

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Welcome to this week’s edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! First, I’d like to highlight a key development at the federal level pertaining to established medical marijuana businesses and consumers. The protections for lawful medical marijuana patients and businesses from the Department of Justice provided by the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer budget amendment was temporarily extended through March […]

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Talk About Marijuana At Christmas This Year

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We have much to be merry for this year. Lawmakers in 26 states have passed legislation to advance cannabis reform, including New Hampshire becoming the 22nd state to decriminalize marijuana and West Virginia becoming the 30th state to pass a medical marijuana program. This progress has come as a result of years of organizing and conversations […]

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