NCAA Relaxes Drug Testing Policies for Cannabis

NORML

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has taken a progressive step forward with respect to their policies regarding athletes’ personal cannabis use by relaxing their cannabis testing policies. Policy drug testing

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State Policy Update 4/8/2022

NORML

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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1/21/22 – State Policy Update

NORML

The post 1/21/22 – State Policy Update appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization depenalization equity expungement legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeActionHere is NORML’s weekly update on pending state legislation with helpful links to action alerts.

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State Policy Update (1/7/2022)

NORML

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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State Policy Update (1/14/2022)

NORML

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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Longtime Cannabis Policy Expert Morgan Fox Hired to Oversee NORML’s Federal Advocacy Efforts

NORML

"I look forward to working closely with Congress and our allies to continue the efforts to end prohibition, repair the harms it has caused, and enact new policies centered on science, safety, and justice," Fox said. ACTIVISM federal policy Morgan Fox political director

State Policy Weekly Update 2/11/2022

NORML

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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State Policy Weekly Update 1/28/2022

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update 1/28/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization Delaware Hawaii Illinois Kansas legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana Ohio oho Pennsylvania South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Utah Virginia Washington

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Send A Message About Marijuana Policy Before The President Speaks Tonight

NORML

Last week, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki reiterated the President’s position that cannabis should be rescheduled under federal law to Schedule II rather than descheduled from the Controlled Substances Act. ACTIVISM Appropriations Attorney General GOVERNMENT Joe Biden Policy Politics

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World Anti-Doping Agency To Review Marijuana Policies

NORML

In response to the public outrage regarding the suspension of American athlete Sha'Carri Richardson for testing positive for cannabis, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that it will be reevaluating its policies.

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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. There have also been fewer cannabis-related drug convictions among young people. Cannabis […].

Shaleen Title speaks on confidence, the drug policy movement, and her journey in the cannabis industry

Leafly

Shaleen Title's drug policy activism and dedication to cannabis justice grew from the student level to the state level to the national stage. The post Shaleen Title speaks on confidence, the drug policy movement, and her journey in the cannabis industry appeared first on Leafly.

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

NORML

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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Thailand’s Cannabis Turn-Around, Texas GOP’s Drug Policy Platform, and a New Study on Cannabis Road Safety

Veriheal

Thailand left its war on drugs in the past, the Texas GOP platform raised some questions, and a new study revealed how cannabis legalization affects road safety. Thailand’s Cannabis Turn-Around. What do you think about Thailand’s radical drug policy change?

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

Veriheal

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).

Policy Document: Legalise Cannabis Western Australia

Cannabis Law Report

For reference here is their policy document Legalise Cannabis Western Australia Party Policy We only have one Policy. The post Policy Document: Legalise Cannabis Western Australia first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Cannabis Student Organizations 1: Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Cannabis Life Network

One of those is the Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy or CSSDP.* […]. The post Cannabis Student Organizations 1: Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

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. Under the MORE Act, marijuana would be completely removed from the Controlled Substances Act, which currently classifies cannabis as a Schedule I drug.

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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.

Opium Policies and Information in Modern Canada – June 2022

Cannabis Life Network

Is funding a “safe” injection site a good idea from a public policy standpoint? The post Opium Policies and Information in Modern Canada – June 2022 appeared first on Cannabis News, Lifestyle - Headlines, Videos & Cooking.

APS5 Policy Officer – Canberra ACT

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Employment: Professional Positions & News15th March, 2021 REF# 700690 Close Date: 18th March 2021 Contract Length: ASAP Start 3-months contract until 30th June 2021… Read More.

NORML Issues Cannabis Policy Guidance For Lawmakers and Prosecutors For Protecting Public Health During COVID-19 Crisis

NORML

“In those majority of states that regulate aspects of the cannabis market, it is crucial that patients, consumers, and employees are able to continue to engage in this marketplace in a manner that comports with current health and safety as safely recommendations, such as physical distancing.

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When Charging Forward into Adult-Use Policy, Please Don’t Leave Patients Behind!

Americans for Safe Access

A common challenge patients often experience when adult-use laws are adopted in their state is that legislative and regulatory improvements to medical cannabis programs are suspended while states pivot to organize adult-use models.

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

Cannabis Law Report

Global Advocacy & Policy Global ForumHere’s the summary. The evidence presented in this brief suggests that legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use results in: 1. Patients substituting marijuana for other drugs, including opiates.

University of New Haven launches Cannabis Law and Policy Certificate

Cannabis Law Report

Laws around cannabis are complex and ever-changing, making legal compliance a significant challenge for cannabis businesses. This is what they are saying.

Manager, Government Affairs and Policy 

Cannabis Law Report

Manager, Government Affairs and Policy – ( 2200008X ). Please include the position title in the subject line: CCC – Manager, Government Affairs and Policy. Agency. : Cannabis Control Commission. Cannabis Employment: Professional Positions & News

Policy Analyst Manitoba Government

Cannabis Law Report

The post Policy Analyst Manitoba Government first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Employment: Professional Positions & News

Big Tech Softens Cannabis Content Policies

Veriheal

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.

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.

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.

Missouri Medical Cannabis Policy Alert

Cannabis Law Report

More information about the language and how it helps Missouri cannabis companies is below. This archaic tax code should be updated now that 36 states and the District of Columbia have approved medical marijuana or cannabis programs. Medical Cannabis News

Paper: American Edibles: How Cannabis Regulatory Policy Rehashes Prohibitionist Fears and What to do About It

Cannabis Law Report

American Edibles: How Cannabis Regulatory Policy Rehashes Prohibitionist Fears and What to do About It Source: Seattle University Law Review,… Read More. Global Advocacy & Policy Global Forum

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.

The FBI Is Looking To Have A More Relaxed Cannabis Policy For Future Employee’s

Cannabis Law Report

FBI Pushes For A Looser Policy On Past Cannabis Use. Green Entrepreneur

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Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

NORML

Regardless of the policy you’re advocating for (e.g., Priority legislation includes: the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act , the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act , the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act and more! Marijuana policy should be evidence based. When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana.

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ASAM Public Policy Statement on Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Background Cannabis is a plant that has been used for its intoxicating effects for at least a century in the… Read More. Global Forum New York

Federal policy kills buzz for advertising pot

Cannabis Chronicles

America’s cannabis companies are racing to build national brands and market their wares to mainstream consumers. Much the way banks are unwilling to finance cannabis startups, television networks and online advertising marketplaces are understandably cautious because the Feds still classify marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug alongside heroin and ecstasy. In a statement, the company said that while it allows “marijuana advocacy content,” posts promoting the sale of cannabis are verboten.

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