Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws Take Effect

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The post Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws Take Effect appeared first on NORML.

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Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1

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The post Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1 appeared first on NORML. Legislation passed this spring decriminalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and seals the records of past convictions from public view.

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Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

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On Wednesday, July 10th, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hold a hearing entitled “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform” to discuss pathways forward as the Congress prepares for a substantial shift in public policy.

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DEA Assisting “to the Maximum Extent Possible” in the Federal Law Enforcement Response to Nationwide Protests — NORML Responds

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According to a DEA memorandum , the agency requested to expand its policing powers beyond the enforcement of federal drug laws to include the enforcement of “any federal crime committed as a result of protests over the death of George Floyd.”

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Five Cannabis Laws That Apply to Most US States

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However, being a Schedule I substance, possession of cannabis and use for any purpose becomes illegal under federal law. Nevertheless, at the state level, the laws regarding the use of cannabis greatly varies and conflict with federal laws.

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New Jersey: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill into Law

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4154) into law today facilitating the expungement of low-level marijuana crimes and other offenses. While some provisions of the new law will take immediate effect, other parts of the measure will not be enacted for 180 days. That law goes into effect in 90 days. Democratic Gov.

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Petition: Florida Medical Marijuana Reciprocity Laws

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CannaMD encourages Florida legislators to advance our state’s role as a leader in medical cannabis care and implement reciprocity laws so that patients visiting Florida avoid the same fate. To share the petition, please use this link: Change.org/CannaMD-Florida-Marijuana-Laws.

Hemp-CBD Laws: Alabama

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Federal law and policy Hemp StatesThe Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Nevada: New Law Bars Employers from Discriminating Against Cannabis Consumers

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Steve Sisolak has signed legislation into law prohibiting certain employers from refusing to hire a worker because he or she tested positive for cannabis. The new law takes effect on January 1, 2020. Democratic Gov.

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Virginia: New Medical Cannabis Laws Take Effect July 1

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Three new laws intended to expand patient access to and the therapeutic value of Virginia’s medical cannabis program take effect July 1, 2019. ” “We continue to tweak the law regarding cannabis oils.

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Delaware: Law Signed Reducing Marijuana Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

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John Carney has signed legislation amending criminal penalties for juveniles who violate the state’s marijuana possession laws. The new law took effect upon signing. However, that law left in place criminal sanctions for juvenile offenders. Democratic Gov.

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Hoban Law Partner With Komorn Law Michigan

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Hoban Law Group and Komorn Law of Michigan are happy to announce a special counsel agreement to work together strategically to provide best in class client representation. Read more about Komorn Law by clicking here. Cannabis Law News Hoban Law Group

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Hawaii: Governor to Let Marijuana Decriminalization to Become Law

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The Governor has until July 9th to take action on the measure, or it will become law absent his signature. The new law will go into effect on January 11, 2020. Democratic Gov.

Hoban Law Group Launches You Tube Channel

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Hoban Law GroupClick on the image to see what’s on Hoban TV! … Read More.

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New Jersey: Medical Marijuana Expansion Measure Signed Into Law

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Phil Murphy signed legislation into law today significantly amending and expanding the state’s medical cannabis access program. The new law takes immediate effect. The law also permits specific health care facility employees to operate as patient caregivers. Democratic Gov.

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Hoban Law Coronavirus Update

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It is the highest priority of the Hoban Law Group to ensure the safety and well-being of our attorneys, our employees and our clients. If you have questions regarding the impact of coronavirus on the operations of your cannabusiness, contact Hoban Law Group at 844.708.7087 or info@hoban.law.

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Cease Arrests and Incarcerations: NORML Joins Law Enforcement Advocates, Medical Professionals, And Others On Letter

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It is in the best interest of law enforcement and the greater population to cease marijuana arrests and reduce arrests for non-violent crimes. Law Enforcement Action Partnership. National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

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Georgia: Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

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Brian Kemp signed legislation into law today to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC. Republican Gov.

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North Dakota: Governor Signs Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties

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Doug Burgum has signed legislation into law reducing marijuana possession penalties. Republican Gov.

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Virginia’s marijuana decriminalization law goes into effect today

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The post Virginia’s marijuana decriminalization law goes into effect today appeared first on Leafly. Possession of up to one ounce is now just a $25 fine, and medical dispensaries should open later this year.

Oregon: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Measure Into Law

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The law takes effect on January 1, 2019. The policy is similar to marijuana-related expungement laws recently enacted in a number of states, including Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Washington. California law automatically expunges past marijuana convictions. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 420 , to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions.

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Virginia: Majority Shift in Legislature Opens Door for Major Marijuana Law Reform

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Join Virginia NORML and help change marijuana laws! Tuesday, November 5, control of Virginia’s legislature shifted to democrats, opening the door for decriminalization , expungement, and establishing a clear path to legalizing responsible adult-use in the Commonwealth.

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Cannabis Law Report Features On Hoban Law Podcast

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Breaking News Hoban Law GroupIt does sound like i’m calling in from Mars or even further away, it is Australia! If you feel the desire to listen to our … Read More.

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North Dakota: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws

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Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed legislation on Wednesday amending and expanding the state’s nascent medical cannabis access program. House Bill 1283 permits physician assistants to recommend cannabis to qualified patients.

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Colorado: Legislation Signed into Law Providing Governor Expanded Authority to Pardon Marijuana Offenders

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Jared Polis signed legislation into law which provides the office with expanded powers to pardon those with past marijuana convictions. The post Colorado: Legislation Signed into Law Providing Governor Expanded Authority to Pardon Marijuana Offenders appeared first on NORML.

Illinois: Medical Cannabis Expansion Measures Signed into Law

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Pritzker (D) has signed two separate medical cannabis expansion bills into law. The new law went into effect on August 9, 2019. The new law will take effect on January 1, 2020. Illinois Governor J.B.

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Washington: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

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” The new law takes effect on July 27, 2019. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has signed legislation, Senate Bill 5605 , facilitating the expungement of past low-level marijuana convictions. The measure states : “Every person convicted of a misdemeanor marijuana offenses, who was 21 years of age or older at the time of the offense, may apply to the sentencing court for a vacation of the applicant’s record of conviction for the offense.

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Hoban Law – Coronavirus

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Hoban Law GroupCOVID-19 is unlike anything we have seen before. States are issuing orders for citizens to stay at home, businesses are having to shut down, and … Read More.

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Oklahoma: Lawsuit challenges changes in medical marijuana law

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The Lawton Constitution reports… A Tulsa law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority for rejecting license renewals of … Read More. Cannabis Law News

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Law 360 Create Cannabis Editorial Board

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Cannabis Law NewsWe’d love to tell you who sits on the editorial board and their relevant experience in the sector. But, as usual, with anything with this … Read More.

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Seattle repeals drug loitering law that led to racist harassment and arrests

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Drug loitering laws are modern-day 'vagrancy' laws, giving cops unchecked power to arrest anyone without cause. The post Seattle repeals drug loitering law that led to racist harassment and arrests appeared first on Leafly. Politics laws

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Bragar Eagel & Squire Law Firm Investigating CannTrust

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Today, Bragar Eagel and Squire, a New York-based law firm that specializes in securities litigation, announced that it has begun investigating the company for the violation of federal securities law and other unlawful business […]. The post Bragar Eagel & Squire Law Firm Investigating CannTrust appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

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Colorado: Governor Signs Multiple Marijuana Law Reform Measures

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Jared Polis has signed multiple bills into law amending the state’s marijuana laws. The new law takes effect on January 1, 2020. Democratic Gov. House Bill 1234 establishes regulations for the delivery of cannabis products from state-licensed retailers. Under the plan, deliveries are limited to one per day per household, and are only permitted in municipalities that explicitly allow for such activities. Deliveries to college campuses are prohibited.

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Oregon’s Green Light Law Firm Make Green Market Report’s Top Law Firm List

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Just a quick reminder the lsit was compiled with some input from Cannabis Law Report too ! Cannabis Law NewsThey seem pretty chuffed. T op 11 … Read More.

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BREAKING NEWS: California Hemp Laws Get Revamped

Canna Law Blog

On October 12, 2019, Governor Newsom announced that he had signed SB-153 , a bill aimed at making significant changes to California’s hemp cultivation law. This is required under federal law, in order for states to comply with the 2018 Farm Bill.

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Manzuri Law California Update

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New Legislation Introduced and Political Struggles in Sacramento Add to Industry’s Policy Challenges. By now, legislators have introduced most of the bills that they will try to pass through in 2020.

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Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients

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The post Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients appeared first on NORML. “This is common sense legislation that provides physicians, not lawmakers, the ability and discretion to decide what treatment options are best for their patients.".

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