Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect

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

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Study: Marijuana Legalization Laws Not Are Associated with Lax Attitudes Toward Drugged Driving

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The study's authors reported: “Current cannabis users in recreational and medical only cannabis states were significantly less likely to report driving within three hours of getting high in the past 30 days, compared to current users living in states without legal cannabis.". Legalization

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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. Legalization featured legalization new yorkThe provisions specific to the personal possession of marijuana took effect upon signing.

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.

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

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The post Montana Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law appeared first on NORML. Legalization ballot initiative I-190 legalization marijuana Montana

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

NORML

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

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

NORML

Just over 1,000 people were sentenced federally in 2020 for violating marijuana trafficking laws. That’s down 67 percent since 2016, and over 80 percent since 2012 – when Colorado and Washington became the first two states to legalize and regulate the adult-use marijuana market.

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Germany Speeding Up Legalization Process

Cannabis Life Network

Germany appears to be speeding up its legalization process. Finance Minister Christian Lindner tweeted cannabis will be legal “soon.” Expect a draft legalization bill sometime before the end of the year.

Study: Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Laws Associated with Declines in Workers’ Compensation Claims

NORML

"The present study provides empirical evidence on the consequences of marijuana legalization on issues related to the labor market outcomes, in particular, WC [workers' compensation] claiming of older adults. … Research employment legalization workers' compensation workplace

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New Jersey governor signs cannabis legalization into law, finally

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The final bill locks in legal reforms to make sure young people and people of color aren't targeted by local cops. The post New Jersey governor signs cannabis legalization into law, finally appeared first on Leafly.

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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States’ Legalization Laws Have Had “Little Effect on Marijuana Prevalence Among Adolescents”

NORML

"Taken as a whole, these studies suggest that marijuana legalization has not had much overall effect on marijuana use by children and adolescents, at least during the past two decades.". Policy Supreme Court adolescents legalization teen use use patterns

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The parent trap: How old drug laws punish families in legal cannabis states

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Lindsay Ridgell fought for 3 years to clear her name after being reported to CPS for a single cannabis test—in a legal state. Similar laws still trap parents in 23 states. The post The parent trap: How old drug laws punish families in legal cannabis states appeared first on Leafly.

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Law Firm Files Suit In Georgia Re Delta 8 Legality

Cannabis Law Report

A new lawsuit in Georgia seeks a court order declaring that a chemical related to the main intoxicating ingredient in pot is legal under state law. The suit says the district attorney has interpreted “hemp” and “hemp products” incorrectly under state law. Cannabis Law News

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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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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.

4 New Jersey weed laws that need to change now

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The post 4 New Jersey weed laws that need to change now appeared first on Leafly. Politics edibles laws legalization new jersey New YorkNew Yorkers can consume in public, PA lawmakers want to allow edibles, but New Jersey still criminalizes the plant in far too many ways.

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A crossword all about stupid laws

Cannabis Life Network

The law is supposed to make sense but sometimes, it doesn’t. Some laws are timeless and agreeable to all, others have an expiry date. Keeping our laws current costs taxpayer money so if a law is outdated, it’s often ignored rather than struck down.

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Is it legal to fly with marijuana? Here are the laws you need to know

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The laws are murky. The post Is it legal to fly with marijuana? Here are the laws you need to know appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle Politics California legalization seattle travelYou accidentally left a gram or two in your pocket.

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Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure

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The post Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure appeared first on NORML. The advancement of this legislation is another historic step for cannabis justice in Virginia. The bills now head to the Governor.

Study: Enactment of Marijuana Legalization Laws Associated with Reductions in Opioid Prescribing Patterns

NORML

“[T]he implementation of medical marijuana laws (MMLs) and recreational marijuana laws (RMLs) reduced morphine milligram equivalents per enrollee by seven percent and 13 percent, respectively.”.

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Cannabis laws in Germany: Is weed legal?

The Cannigma

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. The post Cannabis laws in Germany: Is weed legal?

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Mississippi governor signs law allowing medical marijuana

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The new law allows patients to purchase about 3 ounces per month. The post Mississippi governor signs law allowing medical marijuana appeared first on Leafly. Politics legalization medical cannabis legalization medical marijuana legalization mississippi

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Cannabis laws in Japan: Is weed legal?

The Cannigma

Medical : Illegal Recreational : Illegal *CBD products are legal in Japan, as long as they contain no THC whatsoever and are not made from cannabis flower. Japanese authorities can prosecute citizens for violating its cannabis laws — even if they used it abroad.

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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. Legalization financial assistance retail sales Social Equity Vermont

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Webinar – Albany Law School: Cannabis Law: The Path to Legalization in New York

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Costa Rica just legalized medical marijuana. Here’s what the new law allows

Leafly

His likely successor favors legalizing for all adults. The post Costa Rica just legalized medical marijuana. Here’s what the new law allows appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis tourism costa rica medical marijuana legalization Tourism

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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.". Legalization featured legalization New Jersey

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Are Edibles Legal? | DC Cannabis Lawyer | Scrofano Law PC

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Bloomberg Law Article: Delta-8 THC Products Legal, Trademark Protectable, 9th Cir. Says

Cannabis Law Report

Delta-8 THC found in e-cigarettes and vape products are legal under the 2018 Farm Bill, the Ninth Circuit ruled Thursday, finding that companies selling those products can receive trademark protection. Cannabis Law News

Lawsuit Filed in Georgia Argues Delta-8 and Delta-10 Products are Legal Under State Law

Cannabis Law Report

Until the raid, many in the state thought the sale and distribution of delta-8 products were legal under the Georgia Hemp Farming Act, which was passed in 2019, CBS46 reported. Cannabis Law NewsA recent raid of a business selling delta-8 THC products in Gwinnett County, Ga.,

Mississippi Becomes 37th State to Legalize Medical Cannabis With a Law that Provides Limited Access to Patients

Americans for Safe Access

On February 2, 2022, Governor Tate Reeves chose to sign SB 2095 into law, making Mississippi the 37th state to adopt medical cannabis laws. The adoption of these laws is the conclusion of a year-long struggle for the future of cannabis in Mississippi. .

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Chambers Publish Their USA – Nationwide Cannabis Law Legal Rankings

Cannabis Law Report

Bands 1-6 ……Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 (highest)-6 (lowest) and being ranked in any band is a significant achievement. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include: Technical legal ability. Cannabis Law News

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The Future of Federal Marijuana Laws Remains Dazed and Confusing

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federal law as a Schedule 1 drug puts us far behind our international partners and scientific competitors, including the U.K., The commercialization of cannabis is here but federal legalization has not yet come to our shores. The industry deserves to be normalized and legalized.

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Malta and Thailand legalize recreational cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

This past week, Malta legalized recreational cannabis. Although all the details have yet to be released, here is what we know about the new cannabis laws in Malta and Thailand. The attitude towards recreational cannabis use is changing all over the world.

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. ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT Legalization Policy

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