Florida Municipality Considering Marijuana Decriminalization Measure

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Hawaii: Governor to Let Marijuana Decriminalization to Become Law

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David Ige publicly stated this week that he does not intend to veto pending legislation to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses. Twenty five states and the District of Columbia have either legalized or decriminalized the adult possession and use of marijuana.

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Low-Level Marijuana Possession Offenses Now Decriminalized in New Mexico

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Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia have either legalized or decriminalized the adult possession and use of marijuana. Decriminalization decriminalization New Mexico

New Mexico: New Marijuana Decriminalization Law Goes Into Effect Next Week

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Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation into law decriminalizing the possession of personal use amounts of cannabis. Twenty five states and the District of Columbia have either legalized or decriminalized the adult possession and use of marijuana. Legislation in Hawaii to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses is awaiting action from the Governor, while Illinois Gov. Decriminalization decriminalization New Mexico

Hawaii: Lawmakers Pass Legislation Decriminalizing Low-Level Possession Offenses

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House and Senate lawmakers have finalized and passed legislation, House Bill 1383 , decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession offenses and vacating past convictions. To date, 23 states and the District of Columbia have either legalized or decriminalized (eliminated the possibility of jail time) the adult possession and personal use of marijuana. Decriminalization Expungement decriminalization expungement Hawaii

New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

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Medical Cannabis Coming to Mexico, Maybe Decriminalization Too

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Mexico is making moves on cannabis, with medical regulations expected in coming months and even the possibility of decriminalization later this year. The post Medical Cannabis Coming to Mexico, Maybe Decriminalization Too appeared first on Leafly.

New Mexico: Governor Signs Law Decriminalizing Minor Marijuana Possession

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Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed legislation into law decriminalizing the possession of personal use amounts of cannabis. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have either legalized or decriminalized the adult possession and use of marijuana. Decriminalization decriminalization New MexicoDemocratic Gov.

Former Drug Warrior Biden Unveils Cannabis Decriminalization Plan

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The post Former Drug Warrior Biden Unveils Cannabis Decriminalization Plan appeared first on Leafly. Politics decriminalization Election 2020 expungement legalizationAutomatic expungements and rescheduling included. But no federal adult use legalization.

New York Decriminalizes Cannabis Possession Starting Aug. 27

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The post New York Decriminalizes Cannabis Possession Starting Aug. Politics decriminalization New YorkIt'll be a $50 ticket for holding less than one ounce, $200 for one to two ounces of cannabis. 27 appeared first on Leafly.

Hawaii: Measure Decriminalizing Minor Marijuana Possession Becomes Law Absent Governor’s Signature

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David Ige failed to take action on legislation decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession offenses, thereby allowing the measure to become law without his signature. Twenty-six states and Washington, DC have either legalized or decriminalized the adult possession and use of marijuana.

Texas: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill to be Considered on House Floor

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On Thursday, April 25, members of the Texas House of Representatives are scheduled to consider a marijuana decriminalization bill. Thursday will be the first time in decades that marijuana decriminalization will be discussed on the House Floor.

Texas: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances Out Of Key Committee

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Decriminalization Grassroots PolicyJoe Moody’s bill to reduce penalties for low-level marijuana possession has passed out of the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee with a bipartisan vote of 5-2! If HB 63 passes the House and Senate, Texans would no longer face jail time or the collateral consequences that come along with a criminal drug conviction!

Wisconsin Could Decriminalize Cannabis, Legalize Medical Use

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He'd also decriminalize less than 25 grams, and allow expungements of past records. The post Wisconsin Could Decriminalize Cannabis, Legalize Medical Use appeared first on Leafly. Politics decriminalization medical marijuana wisconsin

Hawaii Decriminalizes Cannabis

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Hawaii on Tuesday decriminalized marijuana, making it the 26th state to decriminalize or legalize the drug. The new law removes the possibility of jail time as a penalty for up to three grams of marijuana, but maintains a $130 fine.

Florida Representative Introduces Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

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In a rather unexpected turn of events, one Democratic representative from Florida filed a bill that would decriminalize marijuana. His aim is to make Florida the 27 th state to decriminalize the drug. WeedAdvisor’s Support for Decriminalization. .

Mexican President Reveals Plan to Decriminalize All Drugs

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The post Mexican President Reveals Plan to Decriminalize All Drugs appeared first on Leafly. Politics decriminalization mexicoIn a dramatic policy shift, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador admits that 'prohibition is unsustainable.' He thinks ending it will better protect public health.

Will New York’s New Decriminalization Measure Do Any Good?

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Critics say the decriminalization measure won't do enough to combat racial disparities in cannabis arrests. The post Will New York’s New Decriminalization Measure Do Any Good? Politics Cuomo decriminalization legislation New York

Texas Moves Ahead With Weakened Decriminalization Bill

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The post Texas Moves Ahead With Weakened Decriminalization Bill appeared first on Leafly. Politics decriminalization texasSomething's better than nothing: Texas Republicans want more, but Gov. Abbott refuses to consider legalization.

Hawaii Decriminalizes Marijuana, but with Strict Limitations

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Hawaii’s move to decriminalize marijuana was actually not easy. But at the end of the day, strict decriminalization is better than outright prohibition. The decriminalization law is known as HB1383. According to the bill, the decriminalization of marijuana in Hawaii comes with a few other changes. Decriminalizes the possession of three grams or less of marijuana and establishes that the possession is a violation punishable by a monetary fine of $130.

Denver Decriminalizes Psilocybin

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jurisdiction to decriminalize psilocybin-containing mushrooms. jurisdiction has actually approved of the decriminalization of psilocybin, and this could have major effects throughout the nation. Decriminalization is a very different concept.

North Dakota Decriminalizes Marijuana

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Whether it is decriminalization, medical permission or full-blown legalization, signature moves like these typically start and end with a decent amount of fanfare. According to Vox , the state decriminalized marijuana in early May, yet they didn’t make a peep. Doug Burgum signed a bill decriminalizing marijuana last week — but the issue got little to no attention from his office or news media. Decriminalization vs. Legalization – a Middle-Ground. .

Is Canada About To Decriminalize All Drugs?

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Texas Decriminalizes Marijuana

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This is why it is particularly remarkable that, on April 22 nd , the Texas government passed a bill that would decriminalize marijuana possession. While Texas Democrats would rather see things go one step further into full legalization, decriminalization is still a step in the right direction.

New York State Decriminalizes Marijuana After Failed Legalization Attempt

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According to ABC News , lawmakers finally voted to decriminalize marijuana after a marathon session that ended on June 21 st , just before 6:00 AM. According to ABC News : “The New York state legislature voted overnight to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana and expunge the records of low-level pot offenders across the state. Decriminalization measures are definitely not new to the U.S. e-news cannabis Decriminalization Marijuana New York

Hawaii Gov Accedes To Cannabis Decriminalization

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Wisconsin Governor Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana And Decriminalize Recreational This Year

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Evers aims to legalize medical cannabis, decriminalize recreational possession and use, and expunge qualifying arrest records. Decriminalization, Not Legalization. Some cities, like Madison, have already decriminalized personal cannabis possession.

Cuomo Signs Off On NY Decriminalization Bill

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Andrew Cuomo signed a bill decriminalizing marijuana use a little over one month after the legislature failed to reach an agreement on a bill that would have legalized sales. For years, New York State has lagged behind its progressive-minded peers in the area of marijuana prohibition.

Hemp Misclassification Inadvertently Decriminalizes Marijuana in Texas

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They explain: “…in a landmark addition to the annals of poorly-drafted legislation with unintended consequences…the bill has effectively decriminalized weed in the state, forcing many prosecutors to drop low-level marijuana case[s] that they fear they can’t prove in court any longer.”. The other option would be to simply decriminalize marijuana in Texas, saving a lot of effort and confusion. The 2018 Farm Bill released hemp from its status as a Schedule I controlled substance.

Delaware: Law Signed Reducing Marijuana Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

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Lawmakers in 2015 enacted separate legislation decriminalizing marijuana possession penalties for those over 21 years of age. Decriminalization decriminalization Delaware expungement juvenilesDemocratic Gov.

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New York : Statewide Decriminalization Takes Effect Today

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Berkeley Now Looking At Decriminalized Psilocybin

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Berkeley, California is looking to become the 2nd major city in the state to make the move to decriminalize the personal use and possession of psychedelic psilocybin mushrooms for adults ages 21 and up. First Oakland, now Berkeley report Beard Bothers in their weekly newsletter.

Ohio Governor Signs Bill Decriminalizing Hemp

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s has signed into law legislation that decriminalizes hemp, the non-psychoactive cousin of marijuana. The post Ohio Governor Signs Bill Decriminalizing Hemp appeared first on TheJointBlog.

Cincinnati City Council Says Yes To Decriminalizing Cannabis

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The Cincinnati City Council voted Wednesday 12 June 2019 to decriminalize possession of up to 100 grams of cannabis within city limits, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Cincinnati City Council Votes to Decriminalize Cannabis.

Oakland (City) officially decriminalizes plant based psychedelics

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RESOLVED, That the Oakland City Council directs the City Administrator to instruct the City’s state and federal lobbyists to work in support of decriminalizing all Entheogenic Plants and plant-based compounds that are listed on the Federal Controlled Substances Schedule 1; AND BE IT FURTHER.

Joe Biden Supports Decriminalizing Cannabis, but Stops Short of Legalization

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With Biden entering the primaries in hopes of going toe-to-toe against Donald Trump, his preference for decriminalization over legalization (as reported by CNN ) may seem a bit more conservative than many of his supporters’. Decriminalization Over Legalization. . According to CNN : “Joe Biden supports decriminalizing marijuana, a Biden campaign spokesman told CNN, but the former vice president isn’t going as far as calling for the drug to be legalized on the federal level.”.

New York: New Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties Takes Effect Today

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Decriminalization Expungement decriminalization expungement New YorkLegislation reducing marijuana possession penalties and facilitating the expungement of past cannabis convictions took effect today. Assembly Bill 8420-A reduces the penalty for minor marijuana possession violations (up to one ounce) to a $50 fine.

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Oregon Advocates File Initiative To Decriminalize Low Level Possession of All Drugs

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Reform advocates in Oregon quietly filed a proposed initiative last month to decriminalize low-level possession of all drugs that could appear before voters on the state’s 2020 ballot. Oregon Voters Could See Measure To Decriminalize All Drugs On 2020 Ballot.

North Dakota: Governor Signs Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties

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Decriminalization LEGISLATION decriminalization North Dakota penaltiesRepublican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation into law reducing marijuana possession penalties.

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Kentucky Bill Would Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

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Legislation to decriminalize the possession of less than an ounce of marijuana – and up to five grams of resin – has been filed in Kentucky’s Senate. The measure would decriminalize “personal use quantity” of marijuana, which is defined by being less than an ounce of bud or less than five grams of resin. The post Kentucky Bill Would Decriminalize Marijuana Possession appeared first on TheJointBlog.