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.

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

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.

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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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

Sen. Schumer And Rep. Jeffries To Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation

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New Legislation Introduced To Protect State-Legal Marijuana Programs

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION PolicyRepresentative Lou Correa (D-CA) has introduced HR 493 : The Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act, which would codify the protections that were outlined in the now-rescinded Cole Memo.

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee To Hear Three Cannabis Bills

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Medical Marijuana VeteransOn April 30, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing for multiple pieces of legislation, including the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act, the Veterans Equal Access Act and the Veterans Cannabis Use for Safe Healing Act.

Rep. Lee: I Just Introduced The Marijuana Justice Act

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION Policy Congresswoman Barbara Lee Rep. Congresswoman Barbara Lee represents California’s 13th district.

Congressional Hearing On Marijuana Banking Held

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Banking ECONOMICS GOVERNMENT INDUSTRY PolicyThe House Financial Services subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held a hearing Wednesday to address the lack of access to basic banking services by state-legal marijuana businesses.

Bipartisan Legislation To End Marijuana Prohibition Filed

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION PolicyRepresentatives Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Don Young (AK-AL) introduced today two landmark bipartisan marijuana bills.

NORML Members Call On NFL’s Goodell To Allow Players Access To Medicine

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The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced

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2019 Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Policy VeteransIn the House, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), a founder and co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, has reintroduced H.R.

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Attorney General Nominee Commits To Leave State-Legal Marijuana Programs Alone

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Advocacy Attorney General GOVERNMENT Legalization Policy SOCIETYIn Senate testimony today, nominee for Attorney General William Barr committed to not use the limited resources of the Department of Justice to prosecute state-regulated and compliant marijuana businesses.

New York: the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA)

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420 ACTIVISM Advocacy Business Community Organizing Decriminalization ECONOMICS Expungement GOVERNMENT Grassroots INDUSTRY Legalization LEGISLATION Policy cannabis equity justice legalization marijuana New York NORML prohibition racial justice Small Business war on drugsA.1617 , the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), has been re-introduced this legislative session. The bill would legalize the adult possession, use, and regulated sale of marijuana.

Rick Steves: I support home cultivation rights for all marijuana consumers

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing LEGISLATION Policy SOCIETYIn 2012, I was proud to help fund and promote the passage of I-502 which legalized, taxed, and regulated marijuana in my home state of Washington. Now, seven years later, I’m delighted to see more and more politicians, not just on the West coast, stepping up to address marijuana policy reform and fighting to uphold the civil liberty of adults who enjoy smoking pot responsibly.

NORML’s 2020 Democratic Primary Marijuana Straw Poll

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Chicago NORML Goes To DC

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Grassroots INDUSTRY Legalization Lobby Day NORML ChaptersThis year, on April 8th, the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) will be returning to our nation’s capital in Washington D.C.

Oregon NORML, In Partnership With The Oregon Justice League, Files “Legalization Justice Act of 2020”

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Legislation To Produce And Research Cannabis Introduced

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ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Medical Marijuana Policy ResearchA bipartisan coalition of House lawmakers has introduced The Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019 ( HR 601 ), to facilitate federally-approved clinical trials involving cannabis. Click here to send a message to your Representative and urge them to support the measure. .

Texas Marijuana Policy Lobby Day

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Brush up on our advocacy training. ACTIVISM Advocacy Lobby Day Medical Marijuana NORML Chapters Policy 2019 Chapter Lobby Day NORML Chapter Texas NORMLOn Thursday, hundreds of Texans joined us at the Texas State Capitol to discuss marijuana policy with legislators! For this historic day, over 400 Texans registered to participate, covering all thirty-one senate districts and three-quarters of the house district. It was a beautiful representation of how important reform is for Texans.

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S. 420 Introduced To End Federal Prohibition And Regulate Marijuana Nationwide

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Advocacy Cannabis Caucus GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION PolicySenator Ron Wyden has introduced legislation in the Senate — The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act — to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference.

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Veterans Medical Marijuana Access Legislation Introduced In House and Senate

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ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Policy Research VeteransToday, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act , to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions.

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NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri Discusses AG Nominee Barr and Legalization on CBS News

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WATCH: ACTIVISM Advocacy Attorney General ag barr CBS erik altieri executive director legalization marijuana news NORML politicsEarlier today, NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri made an appearance on CBS News to discuss Attorney General Nominee William Barr’s recent comments regarding marijuana legalization and how he would handle states that have reformed their cannabis policies if he were confirmed as the next Attorney General. “It

Cities Across Michigan Ban Legal Marijuana Sales

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Texas NORML: Patient Lobby Day Recap

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Texas: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances Out Of Key Committee

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Decriminalization Grassroots PolicyJoe Moody’s bill to reduce penalties for low-level marijuana possession has passed out of the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee with a bipartisan vote of 5-2! If HB 63 passes the House and Senate, Texans would no longer face jail time or the collateral consequences that come along with a criminal drug conviction!

Recap: Medical Cannabis Hearing Held at the Texas State Capitol

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NORML Chapters Are Leading The Way All Around The Country

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Grassroots NORML Chapters2019 is shaping up to be the most significant year in the marijuana reform movement to date and it’s a testament to one thing: That people just like you are getting involved and changing laws.

Marijuana Legalization in NY & Driving: Response to NYS Association of Police Chiefs from Roc NORML

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Texas Police Chiefs Association Hold Marijuana Press Conference

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Decriminalization Grassroots LAW ENFORCEMENT NORML ChaptersFellow Texans, Today, I attended a press conference held by the Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA) at the Texas State Capitol. They discussed “the myths vs. the facts as they pertain to marijuana sales, production, distribution, possession, usage along with its long-term effects as well as impact on quality of life for all citizens.”

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/3/19

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Legislative Update Policy SOCIETYWelcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!

Virginia Medical Cannabis Bills Clear Senate Committee

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Grassroots Lobby Day NORML Chapters Policy 2019 Chapter Lobby Day Advocates medical marijuana NORML Chapter Virginia NORMLThree medical cannabis bills cleared the Senate Committee on Education and Health this morning and are headed to the Senate floor.

Colorado NORML and Denver NORML Host Citizen Lobby Day to Push for Consumer Protections

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Legalization Proposals Progress Around the Country

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Grassroots Legalization LEGISLATION Policy SOCIETYJust about two months into the 2019 legislative session, legalization proposals are swiftly moving forward in states across the country. Irrespective of geographic location or political ideology, lawmakers everywhere are beginning to realize that now is the time to take action on marijuana reform. Here is the latest on key states from coast to coast: Hawaii.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/10/19

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Legislative Update Policy SOCIETYWelcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!

Chicago NORML Continues Push for Diversity in Pot Industry

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NORML Chapter Newsletter – April 2019

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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!

Congressional Cannabis Caucus Co-Chairs Announced

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Recap: Texas Veteran Lobby Day

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing GOVERNMENT Grassroots LEGISLATION Lobby Day NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETY VeteransOn Monday, Texans Veterans met at the Capitol to meet with their legislators and advocate for a comprehensive medical marijuana program in Texas.