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Cannabis Legalization in Ireland?

Cannabis Life Network

Ireland is the latest European country to take a step closer to cannabis legalization. Introduced by a People Before Profit Party member, the bill would legalize cannabis possession for adults over 18. However, the bill doesn’t include cannabis sales or cultivation.

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Legal Cannabis Reduces Prescription Codeine

Cannabis Life Network

States with legal recreational cannabis see a reduction in demand for prescription codeine, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Cornell University.

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Five Steps to Legalizing Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

What are the five steps to legalizing cannabis? Also, the government never legalized the legacy grower community (colloquially known as BC Bud). And no cannabis records have been expunged despite almost half a decade after legalization.

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New York to Legalize Psychedelics?

Cannabis Life Network

Not even a month after legalizing recreational cannabis, New York looks posed to legalize psychedelics in 2023. The legislation, which three Assembly Members will introduce, will legalize psilocybin, DMT, LSD, and ibogaine for adults over 21 years old.

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

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Did Biden Just Legalize Cannabis?

Cannabis Life Network

Did US President Joe Biden legalize cannabis? No, but his administration did pardon Americans with federal charges for small amounts of cannabis. Biden Finally Makes a Move Toward Cannabis Reform “It’s completely unexpected,” Nawan tells CLN. […].

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How Germany Will Legalize Cannabis 

Cannabis Life Network

How Germany will legalize cannabis was leaked to the RND newspaper group this past week. If signed into law, this means Germans will be able to buy, sell, and grow legal cannabis. German bureaucrats have been visiting US legal […].

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Maryland and Missouri Legalize Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

Maryland and Missouri have legalized cannabis as per the ballot initiatives in yesterday’s midterms. Also up were Arkansas and North Dakota, where voters voted against cannabis legalization. Still, it’s not looking good for the pro-legalization side.

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Cannabis Legalization in the Czech Republic

Cannabis Life Network

How soon will we see cannabis legalization in the Czech Republic? With cannabis already decriminalized and medical cannabis available since 2013, recreational legalization is one step closer. Sooner than you think.

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The Battle for Legalization in 2023 Starts NOW

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The post The Battle for Legalization in 2023 Starts NOW appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy 2023 cannabis legalization marijuana NORMLWhat we do now will determine how successful we are next year.

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Legal Cannabis Banking in the US

Cannabis Life Network

Legal cannabis banking in the United States is still an open question, even after the midterms. Cannabis legalization became a reality in two more states last week, with Maryland and Missouri joining the ranks as the newly legal states.

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Missouri: Legalization Takes Effect on 12/8

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Instead, adults will be able to legally possess up to 3 ounces of cannabis, and soon will also have the option to grow up to 18 plants or purchase cannabis products tested for purity and potency from licensed retailers.". ACTIVISM legalization Missouri

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Germany’s Legalization Plans

Cannabis Life Network

What are Germany’s legalization plans? Do they still plan on legalizing cannabis despite the obstacles ahead of them? There is uncertainty regarding natural gas supplies and European member state rules that forbid the importation of recreational cannabis.

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If Cannabis is Legal, Why the Police Raids?

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If cannabis in Canada is legal, why are there still police raids? Suppose, for instance, you travel back to the 1990s, and you say in the future, cannabis is legal, but police still get funding and make raids on “illegal grow-ops,” you might scratch your head.

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Brazil Legalizes Home-Grown Medical Cannabis 

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Brazil’s Superior Court has effectively legalized medical cannabis for home-grown use. What Happened The five-judge panel unanimously agreed that Brazil’s patients should have access to home-grown medical cannabis.

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Can Biden Legalize Cannabis without Congress?

Cannabis Life Network

Can the United States President Joe Biden legalize cannabis without authority from Congress? But then again, the prohibition of cannabis is unconstitutional. The post Can Biden Legalize Cannabis without Congress?

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Cannabis Legalization in the Midterms (November 2022)

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What’s cannabis legalization in the US Midterms look like this year? We’ve got five states with legalization measures on the ballot. If all five go through, cannabis will be legal in nearly half of the United States.

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Germany Speeding Up Legalization Process

Cannabis Life Network

Germany appears to be speeding up its legalization process. Finance Minister Christian Lindner tweeted cannabis will be legal “soon.” Expect a draft legalization bill sometime before the end of the year.

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Kentucky: Governor Beshear Calls for Legalization of Medical Cannabis

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During his State of the Commonwealth Address delivered Wednesday evening, Democratic Governor Andy Beshear called for the legalization of medical cannabis in Kentucky. The post Kentucky: Governor Beshear Calls for Legalization of Medical Cannabis appeared first on NORML.

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Minnesota Accidentally Legalizes Edibles 

Cannabis Life Network

Minnesota accidentally legalized cannabis edibles as part of a regulatory overhaul on July 1, 2022. ” But the law includes a loophole that essentially legalizes all forms of THC edibles.

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Virgin Islands: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Legalizing Cannabis Use, Expunging Past Convictions

NORML

The post Virgin Islands: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Legalizing Cannabis Use, Expunging Past Convictions appeared first on NORML. Legalization decriminalization expungement on site consumption Virgin Islands

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Study: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Elevated Rates of Psychosis-Related Health Outcomes

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The post Study: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Elevated Rates of Psychosis-Related Health Outcomes appeared first on NORML. SCIENCE legalization psychosis“This study is the. largest.

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New York State Legalizes Cannabis

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Has New York State legalized cannabis? Last week the State’s Cannabis Control Board approved regulations that bring it closer to recreational adult-use sales. The plan has the first round of retail licenses for applicants with past cannabis-related convictions.

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Democrat Senators’ Legalization Plan 

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Democrats have a legalization plan. US Senators have introduced yet another cannabis legalization act. The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA) legislation would create a tax and regulatory structure for legal cannabis.

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Rhode Island’s Legalization

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Governor Dan McKee signed Rhode Island’s legalization of cannabis into law on May 25, 2022. Although, the State has had medical cannabis since 2006. The new law allows residents over 21 years old to possess and consume cannabis recreationally.

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NORML Deputy Director Testifies on Marijuana Legalization Before House Subcommittee

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The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing entitled “Developments in State Cannabis Laws and Bipartisan Cannabis Reforms at the Federal Level.”. Congress 2022 legalization marijuana NORML testify

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BREAKING: New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

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Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) legalizes and regulates the adult-use, commercial marijuana market in New York State, while also permitting those over the age of 21 to cultivate personal-use quantities of cannabis in their own homes.

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Malta and Thailand legalize recreational cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

The attitude towards recreational cannabis use is changing all over the world. This past week, Malta legalized recreational cannabis. Although all the details have yet to be released, here is what we know about the new cannabis laws in Malta and Thailand.

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Vote to legalize it!

NORML

Voters in several states will have the opportunity to decide at the ballot whether to legalize cannabis for either adult-use or for medical purposes. The post Vote to legalize it! 2020 ACTIVISM Election GOVERNMENT Legalization Politics election vote

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Federally Funded Study Finds Teen Use Rates Largely Unchanged by Legalization

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Monitoring the Future has released their 2022 findings regarding cannabis use rates for 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students. The post Federally Funded Study Finds Teen Use Rates Largely Unchanged by Legalization appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization teen use

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Wilmington, Delaware City Council Votes to Support Cannabis Legalization

NORML

The post Wilmington, Delaware City Council Votes to Support Cannabis Legalization appeared first on NORML. Legalization Delaware legalization legislation wilmington

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Delaware: Lawmakers Decline to Overturn Cannabis Legalization Veto

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The post Delaware: Lawmakers Decline to Overturn Cannabis Legalization Veto appeared first on NORML. Legalization Delaware veto Gov. Carney DE NORML legalization

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Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect

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Adults may legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana and/or privately cultivate up to four mature cannabis plants. The post Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization Montana

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Virginia: Governor Northam Signs Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Legislation

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“Today, together, we celebrate an extraordinary victory for cannabis justice in the Commonwealth.”. The post Virginia: Governor Northam Signs Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Legislation appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization Legalize Virginia Virginia

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Top Cannabis Stories of 2022

Cannabis Life Network

What were some of the top cannabis stories of 2022? It was a big year for legalization efforts, but full-scale implementations are still needed. While Germany looked to legalize cannabis, it didn’t happen in 2022.

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New York’s Legal Take on Cannabis

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What is New York’s legal take on cannabis regulations? Every day the state gets closer to the legalization of cannabis. The state’s Cannabis Control Board has recently announced some new rules for soon-to-be cannabis retailers.

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Cannabis In Canada: Two Year Anniversary of Legalization

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It has been two years of cannabis legalization in Canada but it was not an easy path. The same day cannabis was legalized […]. legalization dayOn October 17, 2018, the Canadian government decriminalized weed for recreational use.