Canada’s favourite cannabis advocacy groups

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Meet Canada’s favourite cannabis advocacy groups, as chosen by Leafly readers. The post Canada’s favourite cannabis advocacy groups appeared first on Leafly.

Wisconsin NORML: Presenting a United Front of Advocacy, Education and Reform

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Presenting a united front of advocacy, education and reform must be a priority of all WI constituents who voted yes for cannabis and have had their voices ignored by those who would claim to represent them.

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Supreme Cannabis Announces Departure of Chief Advocacy Officer, John Fowler

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29, 2019 /CNW/ – The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. (“Supreme Cannabis” or the “Company”) (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) announced that, effective today, it has parted ways with its Chief Advocacy Officer, John Fowler. TORONTO, Oct.

Consumer Brands Association Forms Expert Board to Provide Strategic Oversight of Advocacy Approach to CBD

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Each of the advisory board members brings a unique perspective that will be crucial in helping inform and guide the CPG industry’s advocacy approach on this rapidly evolving issue.”.

Activists Deploy Giant Joint In Next Round Of SAFE Bill Advocacy in DC

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Cannabis advocacy groups targeted the Senate on Tuesday to get the Republican leadership to take up marijuana legislation they describe as a first step toward full legalization. Bloomeberg report. Giant Joint Deployed in Campaign for Cannabis Banking Bill.

A coalition of marijuana companies, churches and advocacy groups is asking California Gov. Gavin Newsom for a temporary cut in the state’s cannabis taxes.

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The NY Times reports… The group that includes the California State Conference of the NAACP, Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches and the industry group Southern California Coalition … Read More. Gumballs

NORML Activist Spotlight: Tamara Netzel

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Through her advocacy work, Tamara met more and more people who had been arrested for cannabis, and it troubled her how important pieces of those stories were left out of the news coverage the general public sees.

Canopy Growth Names Trailblazer Hilary Black as Chief Advocacy Officer

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SMITHS FALLS, ON /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) is pleased to announce it has named Hilary Black as its Chief Advocacy Officer, effective Feb.

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

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Take the NORML Cannabis & COVID-19 Survey

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2020 Advocacy COVID-19 coronavirus covid marijuana survey membership survey NORML surveyA lot is happening right now. There’s a global pandemic, various levels of government either shut down or solely focusing on COVID-19, and a lot of uncertainty.

Delaware Approves Medical Cannabis Delivery Option

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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.

NORML Releases 2020 Gubernatorial Scorecard

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2020 Advocacy GOVERNMENTNearly Two-Thirds of US Governors Receive a Passing Grade on Cannabis Policy. NORML has released its 2020 Gubernatorial Scorecard.

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Senate Coalition Urges SBA to Support Small Cannabis Businesses

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BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

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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.

How the U.S. Hemp Roundtable and CBD American Shaman are preparing hemp for the long haul

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Hemp Roundtable champions advocacy and education- values that CBD American Shaman can get behind. CBD advocacy cbd CBD American Shaman Hemp industrial hemp sponsored articleThe U.S. Learn how this CBD producer is helping to improve the industry from the inside out. The post How the U.S.

Regarding COVID-19, A Message to the NORML Family from the Executive Director

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Over 40 Members of Congress Request SBA Access For Small Marijuana Businesses

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House Small Business Committee Moves Marijuana Bill Forward

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NORML Celebrates 49 Years of Fighting for Freedom

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Grassroots Legalize America NORML49 years ago, Keith Stroup founded NORML to end marijuana prohibition. Now, 10 states and DC have legalized the adult-use of marijuana, and more than two-thirds of the country has legalized medical cannabis.

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.

House Members Pass Historic Legislation Legitimizing Retail Cannabis Sales

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Our educational and advocacy efforts are supported by thousands of people throughout the country as we work to advance marijuana reform in all 50 states and the federal level. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Banking GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION Legislative Update Policy The MORE Act

Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

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HR 420: The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act

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2019 Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION PolicyThis week, Congressman Earl Blumenauer reserved HR 420 for his legislation, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act.

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.

Gallup: Super-Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

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” 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy EDUCATION PollingA super-majority of Americans, including majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents support making marijuana use legal in the United States, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Gallup, first reported by Forbes.

Advocacy Group Fights for Minority Participation in Georgia's MMJ Program

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Minorities for Medical Marijuana is continuing to work towards increasing diversity in the cannabis industry. Policy

Two Congressional Hearing Next Week On Marijuana

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2019 Advocacy Business Cannabis Caucus GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Policy VeteransNext week, the two key committees will hold hearings on various aspects of federal marijuana policy. The first will be held on Wednesday, June 19th, in the Small Business Committee, entitled Unlocked Potential?

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Virginia: Legislature Approves Decriminalization and Medical Cannabis Bills

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2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy Decriminalization LEGISLATION Medical Marijuana NORML Chapters Virginia 20/20 cannabis decriminalization legalization marijuana medical cannabis medical marijuana NORML study Virginia NORMLBroad changes to marijuana laws swept through the 2020 Virginia General Assembly.

NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

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NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Canada Job Discrimination Legalization NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETY

New York: An Analysis of Governor Cuomo’s Legalization Proposal

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2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT Legalization NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETYGovernor Andrew Cuomo has included a plan to “regulate, restrict, and control” the responsible adult use of cannabis in New York, known as the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (“CRTA”).

Illinois Legislature Passes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

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Action Needed: Marijuana Vote This Week In Congress

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2019 Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT Grassroots Legalization PolicyThis week, there will be a crucial vote on an amendment and it could be our biggest federal victory yet. We need your help to make sure we win.

NORML Submits Public Comments To FDA Regarding The International Scheduling Of Marijuana

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Advocacy GOVERNMENTThe US Food and Drug Administration sought public comments specific to whether changes ought to be recommended regarding imposing international manufacturing and distributing restrictions, under international treaties, on certain drug substances.

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American Bar Association Endorses Ending Marijuana Prohibition

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ABNORML NEWS ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENTThe American Bar Association (ABA) has passed a resolution in support of ending federal marijuana prohibition and removing the substance from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). In language that does not mince words, the proposal reads : FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges Congress to enact legislation to remove marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.

House Committee Markup Announced To End Marijuana Prohibition

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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.

Kentucky NORML Advocates for Medical Marijuana in Frankfort

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Advocacy groups including Kentucky’s chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (KY NORML), Kentuckians for Medical Marijuana (KY4MM) and Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Coalition (KCFC) organized advocacy day activities in Frankfort. During the 2020 Advocacy Days, KY NORML hosted The Real Cannabus, operated by Enlighten, a Bowling Green-based cannabis technology company.

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