State Policy Update (1/14/2022)

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The post State Policy Update (1/14/2022) appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Alaska decriminalization Delaware Florida Georgia Indiana Kentucky legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana Mississippi South Carolina South Dakota TakeAction West Virginia

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State Policy Update (1/7/2022)

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FLORIDA Legislation has been filed… The post State Policy Update (1/7/2022) appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeActionUpdates on filed and moving legislation over the last week.

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1/21/22 – State Policy Update

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The post 1/21/22 – State Policy Update appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization depenalization equity expungement legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeAction

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State Policy Update 4/8/2022

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This week’s update highlights important legalization advancement in Maryland, medical cannabis advancement in South Carolina, and additional important movements in Delaware, Illinois and other states. The post State Policy Update 4/8/2022 appeared first on NORML.

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State Policy Weekly Update 2/4/2022

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The post State Policy Weekly Update 2/4/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Alabama Alaska Colorado decriminalization Illinois legalization Maine medical cannabis medical marijuana Minnesota Mississippi Ohio Pennsylvania South Carolina South Dakota TakeAction Utah West Virginia Wisconsin

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State Policy Weekly Update 2/11/2022

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The post State Policy Weekly Update 2/11/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Colorado Hawaii Illinois Iowa legalization Massachusetts medical cannabis medical marijuana Minnesota new york South Carolina South Dakota TakeAction Tennessee Washington Wisconsin

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NORML Report Now Published “Marijuana Policies in Legal States”

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana policies in the United States have evolved significantly over time, particularly over the past decade with the passage of adult-use marijuana laws in over one-third of US states. Specifically, this report highlights policy trends as they pertain to seven distinct categories.

Policies Regarding Cannabis in Canada Today

Cannabis Life Network

Policies in Canada regarding cannabis could always use an update as the industry progresses and changes. Obviously, there have been several positive outcomes from legalization. There have also been fewer cannabis-related drug convictions among young people.

Reason Foundation: Policy Brief – Does Legalizing Marijuana Reduce Crime?

Cannabis Law Report

The evidence presented in this brief suggests that legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use results in: 1. Medical marijuana legalization also appears to be associated with a reduction in drunk driving. Does Legalizing Marijuana Reduce Crime?

What Is the MORE Act, and How Could It Change Marijuana Policy Forever?

NORML

How will it work, and what will it do for cannabis consumers, pot convicts, and the burgeoning gray-market industry? Currently, public support for legalizing weed nationwide is at an all-time high: 62 percent of Americans favor legalizing the adult use of marijuana, while over 90 percent want access to medical cannabis. The issue isn’t if marijuana will be legalized anymore. And the Controlled Substances Act is not a place where cannabis belongs.

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Likely Senate Power Shift and What It Means for the Prospects of Marijuana Policy Reform, NORML Responds

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Senator Schumer's ascension to Majority Leader will mark the first time in US history that the upper chamber is led by a Senator who is openly calling for cannabis legalization. Congress Election Policy

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Rhode Island: Lawmakers Advance Adult-Use Legalization Bill

NORML

“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.

Veterans Affairs Canada And Their Cannabis Policy For Veterans

Cannabis Life Network

It’s no secret that the Canadian Government’s department Veterans Affairs Canada has struggled over the years with their cannabis policy for veterans.

What’s the Future of Marijuana Legalization in Oklahoma?

NORML

“We are hopeful that Oklahomans will have the opportunity this fall to decide in favor of ending the failed policy of marijuana criminalization.If The post What’s the Future of Marijuana Legalization in Oklahoma?

Virginia: Gov. Youngkin Moves to Re-criminalize Personal Possession of Marijuana

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CDC Dishes Out Workplace Cannabis Policy Advice to Companies That Hire Drivers

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At the end of November 2021, the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced that there are deep-seated risks associated with driving a motor vehicle under the influence of cannabis’ psychotropic compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Law Firm Article: As More States Legalize Cannabis Use, GCs Are Rethinking Corporate Policies

Cannabis Law Report

Andrew Turnbull spoke with Corporate Counsel about how in-house counsel are reviewing corporate cannabis policies in light of new state laws allowing for medicinal marijuana use and the introduction of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act. Cannabis Law News

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. It is one of the few policy reforms that voters on the right and on the left can all agree upon.”.

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Santa Fe Police Dept Re-Appraise Employment Drug Testing Policy Post Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Law Report

– Recreational marijuana became legal in New Mexico a little over a month ago. It’s important that employers look at their drug testing policies,” said Emily Kaltenbach, senior director of the Drug Policy Alliance. KOB4 report. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

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

NORML

"Each of the major pieces of marijuana policy reform legislation currently pending before Congress enjoy majority support from the American people. ACTIVISM Polling expungements legalization poll SAFE Banking survey

Policy Study: The impact of California’s cannabis taxes on participation within the legal market

Cannabis Law Report

In November 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64 to enact a regulated, adult-use cannabis market in the Golden State. At the time, four other states had already created adult-use cannabis markets, including Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington. . Geoffrey Lawrence.

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Considers ‘Cannabis Policies for the New Decade’

NORML

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a legislative hearing, “ Cannabis Policies for the New Decade ,” during which they considered multiple legislative bills aimed at amending federal cannabis laws. This marks the first time that members of the Energy and Commerce Committee have debated issues specific to marijuana policy reform. He continued: “The fact of the matter is that legalization and regulation work.

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Policy Implications of Legalizing Cannabis Cultivation in Lebanon – Lebanese American University Presentation

Cannabis Law Report

In April 2020, Lebanon’s parliament, in an effort to boost the economy and government balance sheet, passed a law legalizing cannabis farming for medicinal and … Read More. Cannabis Law TV

Big Tech Softens Cannabis Content Policies

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Despite historic tension between the tech and cannabis industries, VentureBeat reports that a slew of new policies from big tech companies in 2021 has signaled a critical turning point in the ongoing struggle. Cannabis Farmer: Jim Belushi (@JimBelushi) February 13, 2021.

VIDHI Centre For Legal Policy Article: The Case for Decriminalising Cannabis Use in India

Cannabis Law Report

The post VIDHI Centre For Legal Policy Article: The Case for Decriminalising Cannabis Use in India first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law News

Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

NORML

When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana. Currently sixty-five percent of adults nationwide support ending marijuana prohibition and establishing a regulated market where responsible consumers can legally purchase marijuana. Regardless of the policy you’re advocating for (e.g., Marijuana policy should be evidence based.

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Rep. Perlmutter: Let’s Make Legal Cannabis Work Better

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Perlmutter: Let’s Make Legal Cannabis Work Better appeared first on NORML. Advocacy Banking GOVERNMENT PolicyJust one week ago, the SAFE Banking Act passed once again in the U.S.

Title: Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority Robert A. Mikos

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority is a first-of-its-kind law school casebook in a rapidly-emerging and exciting new field. The helpful organization intersperses these issues of substantive law, policy, and authority throughout the discussion of users, suppliers, and third parties.

Connecticut: Big news for marijuana legalization

NORML

Big news out of Connecticut today, as a bill to legalize the adult-use and retail sale of marijuana has passed through a critical vote in the General Law Committee with a 10-8 majority. In addition to legalizing adult-use and establishing a regulated retail market, the bill also includes strong social justice language that incentivizes minority participation in the state’s marijuana market.

New York: An Analysis of Governor Cuomo’s Legalization Proposal

NORML

Governor Andrew Cuomo has included a plan to “regulate, restrict, and control” the responsible adult use of cannabis in New York, known as the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (“CRTA”).

Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

Today, for the second time in history, the House of Representatives… The post Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Policy Earl Blumenauer Rep. We did it! Again!)

Legalize It: The Path to Cannabis Equity in Virginia

NORML

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.

Missouri Medical Cannabis Policy Alert

Cannabis Law Report

Again, ask them to vote YES to override SB 226 so that your business may deduct ordinary business expenses like any other legal business in Missouri. More information about the language and how it helps Missouri cannabis companies is below. Medical Cannabis News

Check your governor’s grades on cannabis policy

Leafly

The post Check your governor’s grades on cannabis policy appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis legalization medical marijuanaNine governors got an “A”, eight got an “F.”.

Policy Analysis Paper: Medicinal cannabis and driving: the intersection of health and road safety policy

Cannabis Law Report

Recent shifting attitudes towards the medical use of cannabis has seen legal access pathways established in many jurisdictions in North America, Europe and Australasia. Office of Medicinal Cannabis, Department of Health, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia. Abstract. Background.

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

NORML

"The majority of the New Hampshire Senate is clearly out of step with the will of the voters," said NORML's State Policies Manager Jax James. The continued failure by the Senate to advance House-passed cannabis reform legislation should not go without response from voters.".

Cannabis Legalization: The Impact Of Guidance & Policy In CBD Retail Acceptance

Cannabis Law Report

The post Cannabis Legalization: The Impact Of Guidance & Policy In CBD Retail Acceptance first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. THE PRICE – Free? THE DATE – THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 202110:30 a.m. PST / 1:30 p.m. EST THE RATING –… Read More.