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.

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.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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?

Florida Municipality Considering Marijuana Decriminalization Measure

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How Elizabeth Warren Became a Cannabis Champion Without Ever Getting High

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Politics advocacy Election 2020 Elizabeth WarrenLong known as a progressive firebrand on issues related to inequality and corruption, Elizabeth Warren also regularly champions cannabis legalization in Congress.

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

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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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 Legislature Passes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

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Historic: Judiciary Committee Chairman Introduces Bill To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

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2019 Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Citizen Lobbyists Expungement GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION PolicyToday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY) introduced The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Congressional Lawmakers Introduce the Fair Chance at Housing Act

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Congress To Hear Testimony Tomorrow Challenging Marijuana Criminalization

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT Legalization PolicyOn Wednesday, July 10th at 10am, members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hear expert testimony challenging the federal government’s failed policy of cannabis prohibition.

Virginia, Marijuana, and How Medical Legalization May Unfold in the South

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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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.

Nevada: Pushing Reform Efforts Forward

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Las Vegas NORML has once again found themselves busy with many types of advocacy for patient and consumer rights, both statewide and federally. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT Grassroots LEGISLATION Lobby Day NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETY

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.

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.

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.

Nevada: A Monumental Year for Cannabis Reform

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The pinnacle of Nevada NORML’s advocacy over the past month consisted of board members’ tour across Northern Nevada. ” 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Employment Protections Expungement GOVERNMENT Grassroots LEGISLATION NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETYIt’s been nothing short of an incredibly exciting and exhilarating month for Nevada NORML, our advocates and the rights of patients and consumers.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/21/19

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Expungement GOVERNMENT Grassroots LEGISLATION Legislative Update Policy SOCIETYWelcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, history was made. For the first time ever, the U.S.

Congress Is Out For Summer: Take Action!

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing GOVERNMENT GrassrootsEvery August, members of Congress head home from the swampland of Washington, DC back to their home districts. That can only mean one thing – town hall season is upon us. This provides a unique opportunity for constituents to engage face-to-face with their members of Congress and hold them accountable for their actions in Washington.

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Things are Heating up in Kansas City

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Grassroots Home Cultivavtion Municipal NORML Chapters municipal NORML KCThings are heating up in Kansas City!