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State Policy Weekly Update 1/24/2023

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update 1/24/2023 appeared first on NORML. Lawmakers in many states have started pre-filing marijuana law reform legislation and some sessions have already begun holding hearings.

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State Policy Weekly Update 1/17/2023

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update 1/17/2023 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Alaska decriminalization expungement Illinois Indiana Iowa legalization Maryland medical cannabis medical marijuana Minnesota Mississippi Nebraska New Hampshire new york North Dakota odor South Dakota TakeAction

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State Policy Weekly Update (1/10/23)

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update (1/10/23) appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization Kentucky legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana Minnesota Missouri New Hampshire New Jersey North Dakota South Carolina South Dakota TakeAction Texas Utah Washington

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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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Policy Analyst

Cannabis Law Report

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Monitor and conduct research on cannabis policy trends […] Cannabis Employment: Professional Positions & News

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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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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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NORML Report Highlights Citywide Policies Depenalizing Marijuana Law Enforcement

NORML

Today, even in jurisdictions where cannabis remains criminalized under state law, tens of millions of Americans reside in cities and counties where local laws either depenalizing or decriminalizing cannabis-related activities are in effect.

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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

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State Policy Weekly Update 2/4/2022

NORML

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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I’m Interning with NORML to Join the Fight Against a Failed Policy

NORML

"Assisting and working toward legalization nationally will allow me not only to learn about the failed federal experiment with cannabis, but also inform me on ways to better educate constituents on how they can take action to change these policies in their own communities."

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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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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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Analysis: Many Congressional Candidates Electing to Stay Silent on Cannabis Policy

NORML

“Voters’ views on the subject of legalizing and regulating cannabis have evolved significantly over the past decades; however, the views of those seeking to represent them in Congress have not kept pace with this seismic shift in public opinion.

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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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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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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 […].

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Poilievre’s Addiction Policy Demonstrates False Left-Right Paradigm

Cannabis Life Network

“Addiction policy is broken. Poilievre’s addiction policy of ending safe-supply sites is about compassion. You’d think he’d demonstrate why his government wouldn’t pursue his proposed policy and safe supply sites.

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Removing the Green Tax: Congress Can Bring Cannabis Tax Policy in Line with Cannabis Enforcement Policy

Cannabis Law Report

In “Taxman,” he wrote: Should five percent appear too small Be thankful I don’t take it all ‘Cause I’m the taxman Yeah, I’m the taxman I suspect “The Quiet One” would be appalled to know the taxes facing cannabis operators […] One-Hit Wonders

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Google Changes Its CBD Advertising Policies

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis advertising has always been a precarious art. From first amendment commercial speech issues to zealous state marketing and promotion regulations to false claim lawsuits , cannabis advertising can go down some dark rabbit holes.

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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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Economic Development/Cannabis Attorney Big Fire Law & Policy Group

Cannabis Law Report

Big Fire Law & Policy Group LLP is a prominent tribal law firm providing legal representation and advocacy in a broad range of services, with an emphasis in tribal law and federal Indian law serving tribal nations, tribal business enterprises and tribal organizations throughout the United States.

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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.

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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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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.

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Google Changes Its CBD Advertising Policies

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis advertising has always been a precarious art. From first amendment commercial speech issues to zealous state marketing and promotion regulations to false claim lawsuits, cannabis advertising can go down some dark rabbit holes.

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Cannabis & the Mid-Terms: What Tax Policy?

Cannabis Law Report

On October 6, 2022, the President announced three changes in the Federal government’s policy toward […].

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India: Uttarakhand will soon launch its hemp policy

Cannabis Law Report

Uttarakhand can come out with its hemp policy soon. If media reports are to go by, the initial draft of the hemp policy is ready and has been sent to the legal department. The final policy will be launched in 2023. The policy […].

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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).

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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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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.

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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?

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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.

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TNI Policy Briefing: Cannabis and Climate The carbon footprint and energy use of indoor cultivation

Cannabis Law Report

20 October 2022 Policy briefing Environmental impacts are rarely taken into account in the cannabis regulation debate. Cannabis Law News

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Meet New York’s Cannabis Director of Policy

Canna Law Blog

As part of New York Cannabis Control Board’s (CCB) meeting on August 15, 2022, the CCB proposed and approved John Kagia as the Office of Cannabis Management’s Director of Policy. Using scientifically and epidemiologically valid methods and standards for policy development.

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