NORML Chapter Newsletter – April 2019

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NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Grassroots NORML Chapters Activism Chapter NewsletterEveryday NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Below is a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments.

NORML Chapter Newsletter – June 2019

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NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day. “Public support for meaningful reform is at an all time high, and candidates on the 2019 campaign trail are talking about marijuana more than ever.” 2019 Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing NORML Chapters Advocates Chapter Newsletter Grassroots

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New York Expected to Legalize in 2019

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Legalize Adult Use of Recreational Marijuana,” is also included in his agenda for the first 100 days of 2019. The post New York Expected to Legalize in 2019 appeared first on MassRoots. Just fewer than two years since insisting it was a “gateway drug,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is singing a different tune regarding the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in The Empire State. “It’s

NORML Chapter Newsletter, February 2019

NORML

2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing EDUCATION Grassroots NORML Chapters SOCIETYEveryday NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Below is a brief rundown of some of their most recent media accomplishments. NORML Leaders in the Media. Alan Robinson, Communications Director, Madison NORML.

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NORML Chapter Newsletter – May 2019

NORML

NORML Announces Plans for 2019 Conference and Lobby Day. Every day NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Below is a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments.

Garden State NORML Plans Lobby Day on September 23, 2019

NORML

With most state legislatures adjourned for the 2019 calendar year, the New Jersey legislature is one of just a few legislative bodies that are still in session. Advocates will be meeting with their representatives in Trenton on Monday, September 23, 2019, from 11:45AM – 3:00PM EDT.

What’s In Store for Cannabis in 2019?

Leafwell

We hope you had a good 2018, and that 2019 will be even better. MMJ News cannabis 2019 Happy New Year legal issues legalize it Marijuana EconomicsFirst of all, a Happy New Year from Leafwell to all of our readers (and our non-readers as well, even though they’ll not see our message). 2018 was a momentous year in many respects for cannabis. Canada legalized the use and possession of recreational cannabis, several other states have started to establish a medical marijuana program.

DEA: Marijuana Plant Seizures Spike, Arrests Fall in 2019

NORML

Federal law enforcement agents and their partners made fewer marijuana-related arrests in 2019, but seized a far greater number of plants than they did the year before, according to annual data compiled by 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 four million marijuana plants in 2019 – up from 2.8

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The 5 Key Takeaways From the 2019 State of the States Report

Americans for Safe Access

In 2019 this meant assessing the medical cannabis programs of 47 states, the District of Columbia, and four territories. Every year the ASA team and I spend a considerable amount of time formally comparing every medical cannabis program in the United States. The nearly 200-page report we created provides a detailed analysis of the state of medical cannabis programs around the country. Access to medical cannabis has come a long way since California passed Proposition 215 in 1996.

2019: A High-storic Year for Nevada NORML Chapters

NORML

Throughout monthly meetings in 2019, we became humbled by all the new and continued attendance by advocates and those passionate about cannabis reform, medical access and legal rights for consumers. Volunteers from Nevada NORML travelled to our state capital of Carson City and lobbied for cannabis-related legislation this during Nevada’s 2019 Legislative Session. In 2019, NORML drastically increased our online presence.

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Canada Votes 2019: The Federal Parties and their Cannabis Policies

Cannabis Life Network

The 2019 Canadian federal election is looming, and with each passing day it seems that the polls are looking tighter and more volatile. The post Canada Votes 2019: The Federal Parties and their Cannabis Policies appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. With many Canadians still undecided on who to vote for, and with so much noise and unclear messaging, it can be difficult to pin down the political party that best aligns with […].

ElderCare 2019

Canna Care Docs

The Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging and the Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff’s Association are hosting ElderCare 2019 – a free education event for the Worcester seniors and caregivers community! This event will feature speakers, a raffle bonanza and exhibitors – including Canna Care Docs! Swing by our booth and learn more about integrating medical cannabis into your treatment plan. Admission is free and there’ll be plenty of free parking available. Events

Hempfest 2019 with Craig Ex & Friends

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The post Hempfest 2019 with Craig Ex & Friends appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. Seattle’s 28th annual Hempfest just happened on Aug. 16-18 and Craig Ex was there for all the cannabis goodness. As Danny Danko from High Times said: “It’s important to get people together to understand we’re all like-minded people from all different communities that celebrate this wonderful flower.” Craig also had a blast riding around with […].

Mixed bag for cannabis legislation in 2019

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

Michelle Lujan Grisham was elected and New Mexico’s House of Representatives saw a major increase of Democrats last fall, many New Mexicans speculated whether the state would also see cannabis legalization in 2019. Continue reading Mixed bag for cannabis legislation in 2019 at The NM Political Report. Quick Reads 2019 Legislative Session Gerald Ortiz Y Pino Joseph Cervantes Medical Cannabis Program Michelle Lujan GrishamAfter Democratic Gov.

Flashback to the 2019 Seattle Hempfest – Live Stream 2020 Online

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The post Flashback to the 2019 Seattle Hempfest – Live Stream 2020 Online appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks. It’s August, the time of year that the annual Seattle Hempfest takes place!

420 Vancouver 2019 – 25 Years

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Marijuana Consumers Have a Lot to Be Thankful For

NORML

At NORML, as we gather around the table today, we’re thankful not only for the dozens of legislative victories and the historic votes in Congress in 2019, we’re thankful for you, our supporters, members, and donors, who’ve made this progress possible. 2019 ACTIVISM marijuana thanksgiving

HISTORIC: A bill to end marijuana prohibition just passed

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT Legalization Policy The MORE ActToday, you were a part of making history. The House Judiciary Committee just approved the MORE Act on a bipartisan vote of 24-10. This is legislation that tens-of-thousands advocated for by sending messages, making phone calls, and meeting with lawmakers in DC and district offices. This marks the first time that a congressional committee has ever passed a bill to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act.

House Committee Markup Announced To End Marijuana Prohibition

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Members of the Committee will consider the bill on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019, and they will likely hold a vote at that time. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Policy The MORE Act Chairman NadlerThe House Judiciary Committee has posted a markup date for HR 3884 , the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act.

Virginia: Majority Shift in Legislature Opens Door for Major Marijuana Law Reform

NORML

2019 Election VirginiaTuesday, November 5, control of Virginia’s legislature shifted to democrats, opening the door for decriminalization , expungement, and establishing a clear path to legalizing responsible adult-use in the Commonwealth. Despite broad support from legislators on both sides of the aisle, decriminalization, expungement, and legalization bills have historically met a swift demise along party lines in the House and Senate Committees that hear criminal justice bills.

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BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

NORML

2019 Advocacy act Congress Federal history legalization marijuana MORE prohibition voteFor the first time ever, a congressional committee has approved a piece of legislation to end marijuana prohibition in the United States.

Canada’s 2019 Budget Introduces Taxes Based on THC Content

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Budget 2019 also upholds excise taxes on medical cannabis. The post Canada’s 2019 Budget Introduces Taxes Based on THC Content appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Politics medical cannabis medical marijuana Tax Revenue taxes

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CBD research trends in 2019

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The post CBD research trends in 2019 appeared first on Leafly. It's getting easier for CBD researchers to conduct studies of cannabidiol. Here are some developing trends in CBD research that bear watching. CBD Science & tech cbd research science

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NORML 2019 Legislative Report

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NORML write, “2019 has been a monumental year for cannabis reform across the United States. This report contains a detailed summary of 2019’s federal and state legislative victories.” 2019 has been an unprecedented year for the passage of state-level marijuana law reforms. “Never before in American history has marijuana policy advanced in Congress as far or as fast in one year as 2019. The rules took effect on April 11, 2019.

Congress To Vote On Cannabis Banking Bill Next Week

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2019 Banking Business GOVERNMENTMajority Leader Hoyer on Friday announced that members of the House are anticipated to hold a floor vote next week on The SAFE Banking Act (HR1595), which explicitly permits banks and other financial institutions to work directly with state-legal marijuana businesses. “The upcoming banking vote is an important first step by Congress, but in no way should it be the last,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal.

The Latest in Cannabis Research: Winter/Spring 2019

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From finding the brain region that gets you high to more benefits of CBD, we round up the most intriguing studies in cannabis science from the first half of 2019. The post The Latest in Cannabis Research: Winter/Spring 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech research

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Pennsylvania: Medical Marijuana Patients Protest for Better Protections, Lower Prices

NORML

“Patients First: Fixing Medical Marijuana in PA” will commence on Wednesday November 13, 2019 from 08:30 AM-5:00 PM. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Employment Protections Home Cultivavtion Medical Marijuana NORML Chapters Opioids Policy SOCIETYLehigh Valley NORML, and medical cannabis patients from across Pennsylvania, will hold the second in a series of monthly protests at the Department of Health (PaDOH) headquarters on Forster St.

Congress To Hear Testimony Tomorrow Challenging Marijuana Criminalization

NORML

” Hearing Details Title : Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform Time : Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – 10:00am Place : 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT Legalization Policy

Rep. Nadler: You and I are going to legalize marijuana

NORML

2019 GOVERNMENT LEGISLATIONJerry Nadler is the Representative of New York’s 10th Congressional District. Last month, I introduced comprehensive legislation in Congress to once and for all end the destructive policy of federal marijuana prohibition in America and to remedy the widespread inequities and injustice this policy has brought upon tens of millions of Americans — becoming the first Judiciary Committee Chair in history to take this critical step.

Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENTFor the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. The importance of this 267 to 165 bipartisan vote on the Blumenauer amendment cannot be overstated. Today, nearly one in four Americans reside in a jurisdiction where the adult use of cannabis is legal under state statute.

The most important cannabis science stories of 2019

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Check out what researchers found out about cannabis with the best studies from 2019. The post The most important cannabis science stories of 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & tech autism cbd health vape safety

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Expungement Grassroots Legalization LEGISLATION NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETYIllinois Gov. Pritzker has signed legislation legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and retail sale. Illinois is now the eleventh state to legalize adult-use marijuana, and it is the second state to legalize marijuana use via legislative action rather than by voter initiative.

House Members Pass Historic Legislation Legitimizing Retail Cannabis Sales

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Banking GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION Legislative Update Policy The MORE ActMembers of the House of Representatives voted 321 to 103 in favor, representing 79% of the vote of HR 1595: The SAFE Banking Act, which amends federal law so that explicitly banks and other financial institutions may work directly with state-legal marijuana businesses. The YES votes represented 99% of the Democratic majority caucus and 47% of the Republican minority caucus.

Illinois Legislature Passes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

NORML

Springfield, IL : Just prior to the closing of the 2019 legislative session, both chambers of the Illinois statehouse passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (HB1438-SFA2) to legalize cannabis and regulate it’s production, manufacture, and distribution. ” 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing GOVERNMENT Grassroots Home Cultivavtion Legalization LEGISLATION NORML Chapters Policy

How Does Your State Rate for Medical Marijuana in 2019?

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The post How Does Your State Rate for Medical Marijuana in 2019? Americans for Safe Access finds Oregon and Illinois have the best patient programs. The worst? Texas and the Southeast states. appeared first on Leafly. Politics medical marijuana regulations united states

420 Vancouver 2019 – Booths

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Leafly’s faves 2019: cannabis strains

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Check out which strains rose to the top in 2019. The post Leafly’s faves 2019: cannabis strains appeared first on Leafly. What weed were we smoking on this year? Strains & products ghost-train-haze gmo-cookies mac strains and products tangie tropicana