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Trump Budget Targets Marijuana States Rights

Generic 11 February 2020 |

As President Trump travels around the nation to his various reelection rallies, a giant banner with the slogan “Promises Made, Promises Kept” is always displayed prominently behind him. A quick review of a 2016 radio interview provides even more evidence that this is not true. As part of his recently released fiscal year 2021 budget […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/8/20

Generic 9 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Members of the Las Cruces, New Mexico City Council approved a resolution supporting statewide marijuana legalization, as the legislature considers proposals to regulate the substance in the state. Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for […]

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New Hampshire: Home Cultivation Legislation Advances

Generic 8 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Senate lawmakers have passed legislation, SB 420, permitting state-authorized patients to home cultivate cannabis for their own personal use. Under the proposed measure, patients registered with the state’s medical cannabis access program would be permitted to grow up to three mature cannabis plants at home. Currently, qualified patients are only permitted to obtain medical cannabis […]

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Vermont: Measure Permitting Retail Marijuana Sales Moves Forward

Generic 7 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Senate-backed legislation to regulate retail sales of marijuana to adults continues to advance in Vermont. Members of the House Ways and Means Committee voted 7 to 3 this week in favor of the bill, S. 54. The proposal now awaits consideration from the House Appropriations Committee. If approved, it will go before the full House […]

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Virginia: Legislative Effort Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties Advances

Generic 7 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Lawmakers are advancing legislative efforts to end criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession offenses. On Wednesday, members of the House Courts of Justice Committee amended and approved legislation, HB 972, reducing penalties for offenses involving the possession of up to a half ounce of marijuana to a civil violation — punishable by a maximum $25 […]

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