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Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today

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House Bill 652 amends state law so that offenses involving the possession of up to 14 grams of marijuana are punishable by a fine of no more than $100 – no arrest and no jail time. The post Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today appeared first on NORML.

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California Psychedelic Law Updates

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It’s been a while since I provided an update on the state of California psychedelics law, but there have been a few important updates in the last few weeks, so it’s now that time. Psychedelics are also illegal under California law. So please stay tuned to the Canna Law Blog.

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Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation Signed into Law

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“The passage of this legislation is great progress toward ending the racially discriminatory policy of branding otherwise law-abiding Louisianans as criminals for minor marijuana possession offenses when law enforcement should instead be focusing on fighting legitimate crime.”.

Webinar – Green Light Law Group – Pesticides & Cannabis

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Texas changes state law for medical marijuana

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Texas: Expansions to Medical Cannabis Access Law Take Effect

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The post Texas: Expansions to Medical Cannabis Access Law Take Effect appeared first on NORML. Texas NORML and other advocates had sought to further amend the bill to include eligibility for chronic pain patients and to raise the THC to five percent.

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Cannabis laws in France

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Possessing cannabis is illegal in France, although in 2020, the country changed the law so that the punishment is now a €200 fine. Possessing cannabis is illegal in France, although in 2020, the country changed the law so that the punishment is now a €200 fine.

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Montana: Governor Signs Measure Amending Voter-Initiated Marijuana Legalization Law

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Greg Gianforte signed legislation into law late Wednesday amending the state’s 2020 voter-approved adult-use legalization law. The post Montana: Governor Signs Measure Amending Voter-Initiated Marijuana Legalization Law appeared first on NORML. Republican Gov.

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Nevada: Governor Signs Bill into Law Regulating Cannabis Consumption Lounges

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The post Nevada: Governor Signs Bill into Law Regulating Cannabis Consumption Lounges appeared first on NORML. Assembly Bill 341 allows adults 21 and older to purchase and consume adult-use cannabis products on-site at any licensed “cannabis consumption lounge.”.

Alabama: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Access Legislation into Law

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The post Alabama: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Access Legislation into Law appeared first on NORML. “This measure is an important first step for Alabamans.". Medical Marijuana Alabama featured legislation medical cannabis

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Class 7 Cannabis Law. with Facilitator: Laury Lucien, Esq Suffolk University Law School

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Vermont: Governor Signs Law Providing Financial Assistance to Marijuana Operators

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The post Vermont: Governor Signs Law Providing Financial Assistance to Marijuana Operators appeared first on NORML. "These changes will help to establish a fair and diverse marketplace that reflects Vermont's values and priorities.".

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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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Texas: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Legislation into Law

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The post Texas: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Legislation into Law appeared first on NORML. House Bill 1535 allows physicians to recommend medical cannabis to patients with PTSD and all forms of cancer. The measure also raise the cap on THC from 0.5 to one percent.

Tennessee: Governor Signs Narrow Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill into Law

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The post Tennessee: Governor Signs Narrow Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill into Law appeared first on NORML. The measure expands the list of qualifying medical conditions, which previously only included those with intractable epilepsy.

Litigation Attorney Finkle Law Office

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Finkle Law Office is a full service law firm that focuses on the complex and unique needs of California’s cannabis businesses. East Bay law firm focused on representing cannabis businesses is hiring for a contract attorney to handle various litigation matters. Job details.

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New York: Governor Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization Legislation into Law

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The post New York: Governor Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization Legislation into Law appeared first on NORML. The provisions specific to the personal possession of marijuana took effect upon signing.

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Montana: Lawmakers Seek to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law

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Since I-190 went into effect on January 1, 2021, there have been several attempts by lawmakers to impose delays and other restrictions on the voter-approved law. The post Montana: Lawmakers Seek to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law appeared first on NORML.

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Idaho Law and Marijuana

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The following provides a summary of the current status of laws applicable to use of marijuana and its derivatives in Idaho. Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is an oil that comes from the cannabis plant, and under Idaho law, is not necessarily considered a controlled substance.

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DEA Report: Marijuana Seizures at Southern Border Have Fallen Significantly Following Passage of Statewide Legalization Laws

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The post DEA Report: Marijuana Seizures at Southern Border Have Fallen Significantly Following Passage of Statewide Legalization Laws appeared first on NORML. LAW ENFORCEMENT DEA Mexico seizures southern border

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Michigan Bill Would Remove ‘Moral Character’ Language from Cannabis Laws

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A proposal in Michigan would eliminate the state’s “moral character” clause in its adult-use cannabis law, which can block industry participation based on “integrity, moral character, and reputation” or if the applicant has prior cannabis offenses. Cannabis Law News

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Puerto Rico: Law Signed Protecting Medical Cannabis Patients from Employment Discrimination

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Under the expanded law, employers may not discriminate against authorized patients of medical cannabis in the recruitment, hiring, designation, or termination process or when imposing disciplinary actions.

Cannabis laws in Texas

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What the future could hold for Texas cannabis laws. Texas Senate Bill 140 is far more ambitious, and includes comprehensive cannabis law reform. The law would allow the possession of up to 2.5 The post Cannabis laws in Texas appeared first on The Cannigma.

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Garfunkel Wild Launches Cannabis Law Practice Group

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a premier law firm with a… Read More. Cannabis Law NewsHere’s the press release N.Y., May 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Garfunkel Wild, P.C.,

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Bob Hoban, Founder & President of Hoban Law Group

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Happy Labor Day from Canna Law Blog

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The post Happy Labor Day from Canna Law Blog appeared first on Harris Bricken Here’s to a great holiday for all of our readers, their friends, and families!

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Study: Marijuana Legalization Laws Don’t Undermine Tobacco Smoking Prevention Efforts

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The post Study: Marijuana Legalization Laws Don’t Undermine Tobacco Smoking Prevention Efforts appeared first on NORML. Researchers concluded, "We see no evidence that liberalized cannabis policies are directly associated with increased smoking behaviors among young adults.".

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Federal Marijuana Trafficking Convictions Have Fallen Dramatically Following Enactment of Statewide Legalization Laws

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Just over 1,000 people were sentenced federally in 2020 for violating marijuana trafficking laws. The post Federal Marijuana Trafficking Convictions Have Fallen Dramatically Following Enactment of Statewide Legalization Laws appeared first on NORML.

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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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Cannabis laws in Germany: Is weed legal?

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The post Cannabis laws in Germany: Is weed legal? Medical: Legal Recreational: Largely decriminalized. Medical cannabis has been legal in Germany since 2017 when the parliament voted unanimously to legalize it and require public health insurers to cover treatment.

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Cannabis laws in Japan: Is weed legal?

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Japanese authorities can prosecute citizens for violating its cannabis laws — even if they used it abroad. Organizers have described participants as more likely to have lived overseas where the laws are more permissive. The post Cannabis laws in Japan: Is weed legal?

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Mexico: Supreme Court Moves to Abolish Laws Prohibiting Personal Use of Marijuana

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The post Mexico: Supreme Court Moves to Abolish Laws Prohibiting Personal Use of Marijuana appeared first on NORML. "With these actions by the Court, the United States has become an island of federal marijuana prohibition in North America," NORML's Deputy Director Paul Armentano said.

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Virginia: Marijuana Arrests Fall Dramatically Following Enactment of 2020 Decriminalization Law

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It reduces the total number of marijuana arrests, but continues to leave far too many people -- and young adults in particular -- subject to the whims of law enforcement.". "Decriminalization is only a partial step.

Minnesota: Governor Signs Legislation into Law to Legalize Medical Marijuana Flower

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The new law will take effect once regulations are established, in which regulators have until March 1, 2022. The post Minnesota: Governor Signs Legislation into Law to Legalize Medical Marijuana Flower appeared first on NORML.

Michigan: Gov. Whitmer Signs Marijuana Expungement Legislation Into Law

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Whitmer Signs Marijuana Expungement Legislation Into Law appeared first on NORML. “Thousands of citizens unduly carry the undue burden and stigmatization of a past conviction for behavior that is no longer considered to be a crime.