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.

Legal German Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

Could legal German cannabis soon be a thing? When the German government announced late last year that they would be legalizing cannabis, it caught few by surprise. They’ve had medical cannabis since 2017.

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Rhode Island: Lawmakers Advance Adult-Use Legalization Bill

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“This is an important first step in the process of ending all penalties for cannabis possession and ensuring Rhode Islanders have access to regulated and tested cannabis products, just like New Englanders already have in neighboring states,” says Jax James, NORML’s State Policy Manager.

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.

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.

Advocates Respond To Delaware House Vote On Cannabis Legalization

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Last week, Delaware’s House of Representatives missed another chance to legalize cannabis for adults 21 and older. The post Advocates Respond To Delaware House Vote On Cannabis Legalization appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Delaware legalization

Wilmington, Delaware City Council Votes to Support Cannabis Legalization

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

Vote to legalize it!

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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

MORE Act to Legalize Cannabis Gets Vote in US House

Cannabis Life Network

This week, the US House of Representatives plans to vote on cannabis legalization. Particularly, whether to remove cannabis from the federal list of controlled substances. They’re also discussing reparations for communities affected by the war on cannabis.

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

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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Show Your Commitment to Legalization in 2022

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There has never been a more important time to be part of our cannabis justice… The post Show Your Commitment to Legalization in 2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Legalization Membership Membership Drive featured member pin

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.

Study: Marijuana Legalization Laws Not Are Associated with Lax Attitudes Toward Drugged Driving

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The study's authors reported: “Current cannabis users in recreational and medical only cannabis states were significantly less likely to report driving within three hours of getting high in the past 30 days, compared to current users living in states without legal cannabis.".

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What’s the Future of Marijuana Legalization in Oklahoma?

NORML

so, we are confident that they, like voters in other states have already done, will decide in favor of legalization,” said Jax James, NORML’s State Policy Manager. The post What’s the Future of Marijuana Legalization in Oklahoma?

Legalize It: The Path to Cannabis Equity in Virginia

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Virginia NORML is thrilled to provide a direct line to the policymakers, researchers, and advocates who are championing cannabis policy reform in the Commonwealth, especially in light of the opportunities the 2021 Virginia General Assembly session presents for proposed legislation.

North Carolina: Medical Cannabis Now Legal on Cherokee Land as State Considers Reform

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A local ordinance was approved by The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council, legalizing medical cannabis within the Qualla Boundary. The post North Carolina: Medical Cannabis Now Legal on Cherokee Land as State Considers Reform appeared first on NORML.

Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure

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The advancement of this legislation is another historic step for cannabis justice in Virginia. The post Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure appeared first on NORML.

Poll: 69 Percent of Adults Support Legalizing Marijuana, Most Say It’s Less Harmful Than Alcohol

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"At a time when national politics remain acutely polarized, elected officials ought to come together in a bipartisan manner to repeal the failed policy of cannabis prohibition. Legalization

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Poll: Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana, Expunging Past Convictions, and Allowing Banks to Work with Cannabis Businesses

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The post Poll: Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana, Expunging Past Convictions, and Allowing Banks to Work with Cannabis Businesses appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Polling expungements legalization poll SAFE Banking survey

What will US federal legalization mean for Canada’s cannabis industry?

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The MORE Act is moving to Senate which means the US is one step closer to federal legalization. What will that mean for the Canadian cannabis industry? The post What will US federal legalization mean for Canada’s cannabis industry?

Fact Check: Is Luxembourg the First European Country to Legalize Cannabis?

Cannabis Life Network

Has Luxembourg become the first to legalize cannabis in Europe? Reports are circulating that the country of 600,000 recently became the first country in Europe to legalize the production and consumption of cannabis.

Connecticut Becomes 18th State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

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“This legislation recognizes that the responsible use of marijuana by adults should not be a crime, and that those who carry the stigma of a criminal record for their past use of cannabis should receive relief.". Legalization Connecticut legalization legislation Statepolicy

Ohio: No Opportunity for Voters to Decide on Marijuana Legalization Until 2023

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Commenting on the settlement, a spokesperson for the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol said, "To be certain: we aren’t going anywhere and are undeterred in our goal to legalize cannabis for all adults in Ohio.”. Legalization

New Jersey faces one more cannabis legalization vote on Tuesday

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Phil Murphy helped legalize it. The post New Jersey faces one more cannabis legalization vote on Tuesday appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult use cannabis legalization cannabis legalization elections new jersey Phil Murphy

South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access

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The post South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access appeared first on NORML. 2020 ACTIVISM Election Legalization Medical Marijuana 2020 Elections legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana South Dakota

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Where is cannabis legal?

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State laws are constantly shifting on cannabis legalization. Learn more about states where marijuana is legal—either for adult-use, medical use, or both. The post Where is cannabis legal?

Lawmakers, Cops Consider Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization in Pennsylvania

NORML

The post Lawmakers, Cops Consider Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization in Pennsylvania appeared first on NORML. “Every single day that Harrisburg delays there are Pennsylvanians charged with marijuana possession and paraphernalia offenses.".

These states could legalize cannabis next in 2021

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The post These states could legalize cannabis next in 2021 appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use legalization cannabis legalization connecticut Florida hawaii marijuana legalization minnesota new mexico New York pennsylvania recreational legalization

Canadian Cannabis: A Love Story, or International Rights and Legalization

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Since 2001, cannabis has been legal for medicinal use by Canadians. Also, since October 17, 2018, cannabis has been legal in Canada, which remains […]. International rights form the foundation for modern nation-states.

Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020

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billion in cannabis products from legal retailers in 2020 – up from $10.7 The post Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020 appeared first on NORML. ECONOMICS Legalization covid economics leafly purchases retail sales revenue"Customers purchased an estimated $17.9

Virginia: House and Senate Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Measures in Historic Votes

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“Virginians have been clear in their support for this issue and Governor Northam agrees, it is time to legalize the responsible use of cannabis by adults in the Commonwealth.". Legalization Virginia 2021 featured legalization Legalize Virginia legislation Ralph Northam Virginia NORML

New Hampshire: Senate Rejects House-Backed Bills Legalizing Marijuana Possession and Sales

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The continued failure by the Senate to advance House-passed cannabis reform legislation should not go without response from voters.". The post New Hampshire: Senate Rejects House-Backed Bills Legalizing Marijuana Possession and Sales appeared first on NORML.

Maryland will vote on legal cannabis in November

Leafly

The post Maryland will vote on legal cannabis in November appeared first on Leafly. Politics legalization maryland recreational marijuanaLawmakers voted to put a measure on the ballot this fall.

New Mexico poised to become the next legal cannabis state

Leafly

The state Legislature passed two legalization bills, which now await the governor's signature. The post New Mexico poised to become the next legal cannabis state appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult use cannabis legalization cannabis legalization new mexico

Where is Cannabis Oil Legal?

Leafwell

With more and more states legalizing cannabis in some form with every passing year, it can be hard to keep track of exactly what is legal where. One of the best examples of this inconsistency is the legal status of cannabis oil across the U.S.

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Legal cannabis in Nepal? It could happen

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Legalizing marijuana will help the poor farmers,' says the leader of the country's ruling party. The post Legal cannabis in Nepal? Politics cannabis legalization legalization marijuana legalization Nepal weed