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Legislation Introduced To No Longer Deny Citizenship Based on Cannabis Consumption

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On Monday, March 8th, Representative Brenden Boyle (PA-02) introduced legislation (HR 1614) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act by removing marijuana offenses as grounds of inadmissibility or consideration in a good moral character determination, among other legal changes.

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State Policy Weekly Update 5/24/2023

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The post State Policy Weekly Update 5/24/2023 appeared first on NORML. Highlights include LA, ME, MD, MN, MT, NV, NH, NY, OH, PA, and RI.

Policy 163
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Nevada Approves Cannabis Consumption Lounges

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Las Vegas has had a zero-tolerance policy for cannabis for decades. ” Nevada, aka the Silver State, just announced a silver lining to cannabis consumption: Las Vegas will allow cannabis lounges. ” Nevada, aka the Silver State, just announced a silver lining to cannabis consumption: Las Vegas will allow cannabis lounges.

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State Policy Weekly Update 4/12/2023

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Highlights include: AR, CA, CO, ME, MD, MO, NH, PA, SC, and TX The post State Policy Weekly Update 4/12/2023 appeared first on NORML.

Policy 179
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Analysis: Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Associated with Tourism Spike

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The enactment of adult-use cannabis legalization laws in Colorado and Washington is associated with increased tourism in both states, according to data published in the Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy. Authors reported a “large increase in hotel rooms rented in Colorado” immediately following legalization.

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State Policy Weekly Update 2/14/2023

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Highlights include: AZ, CO, GA, KS, ME, MD, NH, NM, RI, TX, VT, VA, and WV The post State Policy Weekly Update 2/14/2023 appeared first on NORML.

Policy 167
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Safe Consumption Sites Decrease Drug Overdose Risks, According to Study

Veriheal

In light of this crisis, a team of researchers decided to investigate the impact of “safe consumption sites.” There is a lot of controversy surrounding safe consumption sites due to the fact that they allow people to consume pre-obtained drugs. . Safe Consumption Sites = Less Overdoses. Overdose Prevention Centers.