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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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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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

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.

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.

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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Rep. Lee: Fight to end restrictions on veterans’ access to medical marijuana

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2019 Advocacy Cannabis Caucus GOVERNMENTBarbara Lee is a member of Congress representing California’s 13th District.

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Congressional Committee to Hold Marijuana Legislative Hearing This Wednesday

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Advocacy GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION The MORE ActThis Wednesday, January 15th, at 10 am EST, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.”

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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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.

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.

Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Grassroots Lobby Day NORML Chapters 2019 Chapter Lobby Day membership NORML ChapterWhen NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana.

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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.

NJ Lawmakers Plan to Put Legalization on 2020 Ballot

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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.

Florida Municipality Considering Marijuana Decriminalization Measure

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2019 Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Decriminalization Grassroots Municipal decriminalization Florida municipal ordinance

Nevada NORML Takes Washington, DC

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However, this time, they’ve taken their advocacy to our nation’s capital for NORML’s National Conference to lobby for reform on the federal level and expanded access to medicinal cannabis, such as The MORE Act and the Veterans Affairs Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019.

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.

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.

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

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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. “Patients First: Fixing Medical Marijuana in PA” will commence on Wednesday November 13, 2019 from 08:30 AM-5:00 PM.

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.

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?

Federal Appropriations Bills Include Limited Cannabis Protections

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Advocacy Banking GOVERNMENT PolicyIn a change of trajectory, the powerful Appropriations Committee in the House of Representatives has for the first time included limited protections for cannabis businesses engaged in the legal marketplaces in 33 states.

URGENT: Biggest Marijuana News of the Year

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2019 Advocacy alert cannabis Congress CSA Federal hearing judiciary legalization legalize legislation marijuana MORE prohibition schedule scheduling voteWe won’t lie, this is HUGE. This week, we will very likely have the first vote to outright end federal marijuana prohibition.

Ready to Lobby?

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2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT Grassroots Lobby Day NORML Chapters Policy2019 was a record year for marijuana reform, with more NORML chapters holding lobby days than ever before.

2019: A High-storic Year for Nevada NORML Chapters

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Over the course of twelve months, the proud fighters of the Las Vegas chapter have taken cannabis advocacy, education and community to otherworldly levels through a variety of far-reaching ways. Tina showed the true power of Nevada NORML’s advocacy on a national level.

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Congressional Lawmakers Introduce the Fair Chance at Housing Act

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2019 Advocacy Collateral Consequences FAMILIES LEGISLATION SOCIETY Consumer Protections discrimination Housing

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FDA Hearing On ‘Hemp-Derived CBD’ Today

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2019 Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists FDA GOVERNMENT PolicyWashington, DC : Today the US Food and Drug Administration is taking in-person public testimony with regard to the “manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale” of CBD-infused retail products.

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Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators

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Canada Industry advocacy British Columbia craft cannabis cultivation health canadaHealth Canada has issued only two licenses for micro cultivators to date. The post Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators appeared first on Leafly.

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.

Federal Employment Protections Demanded In Appropriations Bill

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2019 Advocacy Employment Protections GOVERNMENT PolicyFor the first time, the House Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Appropriations has included language seeking to protect the employment of federal employees who consume cannabis in legal jurisdictions.

Illinois Legislature Passes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

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” 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing GOVERNMENT Grassroots Home Cultivavtion Legalization LEGISLATION NORML Chapters Policy

Canada’s favourite cannabis personalities

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Canada Lifestyle Strains & products advocacy celebrities readers choiceLeafly readers have spoken! Meet your favourite Canadian cannabis advocates, educators, and chefs, as chosen by you in Leafly Canada's inaugural Readers' Choice Awards.

Illinois Senate Passes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing GOVERNMENT Grassroots Home Cultivavtion Legalization LEGISLATION NORML ChaptersIllinois poised to become the first state to legislatively legalize and regulate cannabis.

Canada’s Cannabis Community Remembers Pioneer, Activist, Tracy Curley

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Canada Industry activism advocacy medical cannabisTracy’s legacy and impact is perhaps most apparent through the lives she touched. The post Canada’s Cannabis Community Remembers Pioneer, Activist, Tracy Curley appeared first on Leafly.