Nevada: Governor Signs Bill into Law Regulating Cannabis Consumption Lounges

NORML

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

NORML

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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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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Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect

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The post Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect appeared first on NORML. Adults may legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana and/or privately cultivate up to four mature cannabis plants. Legalization legalization Montana

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

NORML

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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New York: Governor Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization Legislation into Law

NORML

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.

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

NORML

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.

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

NORML

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

NORML

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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Hoban Law’s Weekly Podcast

Cannabis Law Report

Hoban Law Group created The Hoban Minute to get closer to our network, highlight the many voices that make up this multifaceted global industry and provide a broader perspective on cannabis, hemp, and marijuana international markets. By Hoban Law Group | June 2nd, 2021 | The Hoban Minute.

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Study: Enactment of Adult-Use Marijuana Laws Doesn’t Encourage Drugged Driving Behavior

NORML

The post Study: Enactment of Adult-Use Marijuana Laws Doesn’t Encourage Drugged Driving Behavior appeared first on NORML. Researchers concluded, “[W]e found no predominant pattern suggesting that behaviors and attitudes were more tolerant in states with liberal marijuana policies.”.

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

NORML

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.

Cannabis laws in France

The Cannigma

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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Tennessee: Governor Signs Narrow Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill into Law

NORML

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.

Idaho Law and Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

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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Philadelphia: Mayor Signs Law Prohibiting Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis

NORML

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed municipal legislation into law prohibiting certain citywide employers from requiring prospective hires to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

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Garfunkel Wild Launches Cannabis Law Practice Group

Cannabis Law Report

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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Cannabis laws in Germany: Is weed legal?

The Cannigma

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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Colorado: Senate Lawmakers Advance Measure Amending State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law

NORML

The post Colorado: Senate Lawmakers Advance Measure Amending State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law appeared first on NORML. The measure makes numerous changes to the state’s medical program -- several of which may hamper patients’ access to medical cannabis products.

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Montana Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law

NORML

The post Montana Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law appeared first on NORML.

Study: “No Evidence” That Medical Cannabis Access Laws Encourage Youth Marijuana Use

NORML

“This study found no evidence between 1991 and 2015 of increases in adolescents reporting past 30-day marijuana use or heavy marijuana use associated with state MML [medical marijuana law] enactment or operational MML dispensaries.”.

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Indiana: Governor Signs Legislation Amending State’s Zero-Tolerance Per Se Driving Law

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The post Indiana: Governor Signs Legislation Amending State’s Zero-Tolerance Per Se Driving Law appeared first on NORML.

Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

NORML

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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New Mexico: Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization, Automatic Expungement Measures into Law

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The post New Mexico: Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization, Automatic Expungement Measures into Law appeared first on NORML. “New Mexico joins an ever-growing list of states that have realized the failures of marijuana prohibition and the harms it brings to their communities and citizens.".

Cannabis laws in Japan: Is weed legal?

The Cannigma

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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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.

Guide to Laws for Children Using Medical Marijuana

Leafwell

Medical Marijuana Card Cannabis caregivers cannabis law children kids medical marijuana marijuana card for childrenWhen it comes to caring for diseases and the most vulnerable among us, there are some clear areas where modern pharmaceutical medicine fails, and where medical marijuana succeeds.

New Jersey: Governor Signs Enabling Legislation to Cease Marijuana Possession Arrests, License Retail Sales Into Law

NORML

“Despite nearly seven in ten New Jersey residents voting in favor of legalization on Election Day, it took lawmakers 111 days following that vote to achieve consensus to enact enabling legislation into law.".

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Cannabis Laws In Arizona

Cannabis Law Report

The post Cannabis Laws In Arizona first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Current Regulations And What Might Change Every state in the country has introduced a medical marijuana program for qualifying… Read More.

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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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Australia: Cannabis Cultivation Laws – Legal Aid ACT’s Youth Law Centre (YLC)

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Hawaii: Senate Lawmakers Approve Measures to Legalize Marijuana Sales, Expand Decriminalization Law

NORML

The post Hawaii: Senate Lawmakers Approve Measures to Legalize Marijuana Sales, Expand Decriminalization Law appeared first on NORML. The Senate voted 20 to 5 to advance Senate Bill 767, which would legalize and regulate the commercial marijuana market in the state.

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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Associate Attorney Kurichety Law

Cannabis Law Report

Kurichety Law, an entrepreneurial boutique cannabis law firm, is seeking a part-time corporate/commercial transactions attorney with 3-5 years’ experience. The post Associate Attorney Kurichety Law first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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National Law Review Article:Trademark Protection for CBD Supplements

Cannabis Law Report

None of these applications is likely to proceed to registration under current law. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has long maintained that to qualify for a federal trademark registration “use of a mark in commerce must be ‘lawful.’”

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Green Light Law Re-Design Website & Blog

Cannabis Law Report

One of the few law firms in the cannabis space to produce regular incisive content have also upgraded their website… Read More. Cannabis Law News

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