Longtime Texas NORML Director Hired to Oversee State Policy Reform Efforts

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The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is pleased to announce the addition of Jax Finkel James to its national staff. “I The post Longtime Texas NORML Director Hired to Oversee State Policy Reform Efforts appeared first on NORML.

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Title: Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority Robert A. Mikos

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Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority is a first-of-its-kind law school casebook in a rapidly-emerging and exciting new field. Substantive law materials cover either prohibitions or regulations targeting users, suppliers, or third parties. Policy Toward Marijuana Users.

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Send A Message About Marijuana Policy Before The President Speaks Tonight

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Last week, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki reiterated the President’s position that cannabis should be rescheduled under federal law to Schedule II rather than descheduled from the Controlled Substances Act. ACTIVISM Appropriations Attorney General GOVERNMENT Joe Biden Policy Politics

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Nevada: New Marijuana Laws Took Effect This Month

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These laws include revising possession penalties for minors and regulating social consumption sites. The post Nevada: New Marijuana Laws Took Effect This Month appeared first on NORML. 2021 Policy minors Nevada social consumption Statepolicy

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Shaleen Title speaks on confidence, the drug policy movement, and her journey in the cannabis industry

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Shaleen Title's drug policy activism and dedication to cannabis justice grew from the student level to the state level to the national stage. The post Shaleen Title speaks on confidence, the drug policy movement, and her journey in the cannabis industry appeared first on Leafly.

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Cannabis Law & Policy Blogger High Rise Law – “Are you a cannabis policy wonk looking to put your knowledge to work?”

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Are you a cannabis policy wonk looking to put your knowledge to work? Look no further than High Rise Law, the premier law office specializing in Cannabis Inspection Protection? Demonstrated experience in cannabis law, policy, or compliance required.

NORML Report Now Published “Marijuana Policies in Legal States”

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Marijuana policies in the United States have evolved significantly over time, particularly over the past decade with the passage of adult-use marijuana laws in over one-third of US states. Specifically, this report highlights policy trends as they pertain to seven distinct categories.

World Law Group Releases 2020 Global Cannabis Policy Report

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The post World Law Group Releases 2020 Global Cannabis Policy Report first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. We’ve seen various country chapters dotted around the web. Here’s the full guide as published.

Law Firm Article: As More States Legalize Cannabis Use, GCs Are Rethinking Corporate Policies

Cannabis Law Report

Andrew Turnbull spoke with Corporate Counsel about how in-house counsel are reviewing corporate cannabis policies in light of new state laws allowing for medicinal marijuana use and the introduction of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act. Cannabis Law News

Reason.com: Policy Brief – Federal law unconstitutionally prohibits medical marijuana users from possessing firearms

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Individuals who use medical marijuana in accordance with their state’s licensed programs are nevertheless prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm under federal law. Cannabis Law NewsThis is their point of view.

Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation Signed into Law

NORML

“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.”.

When Charging Forward into Adult-Use Policy, Please Don’t Leave Patients Behind!

Americans for Safe Access

A common challenge patients often experience when adult-use laws are adopted in their state is that legislative and regulatory improvements to medical cannabis programs are suspended while states pivot to organize adult-use models.

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What Is the MORE Act, and How Could It Change Marijuana Policy Forever?

NORML

With marijuana off federal scheduling, individual states can decide for themselves how they’ll reform their weed laws, if they reform them at all. What will happen at the local levels if it does become law? Jarrod Nadler, a judiciary chairman who’s been supportive of marijuana law reform since the 1970s. It’s only logical, since the Department of Justice is an entity that is designed to promote the cause of justice and the rule of law.

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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. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), whose support of marijuana policy reform dates back to the ’70s when he was a state lawmaker in New York.

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Policy Document: Legalise Cannabis Western Australia

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For reference here is their policy document Legalise Cannabis Western Australia Party Policy We only have one Policy. The post Policy Document: Legalise Cannabis Western Australia first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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. Policy affirmative defense impaired driving Indiana marijuana per se

Policy Report: Regulating the future of vaping 14 March 2022

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Law NewsDESCRIPTION. Smoking cessation continues to be one of the United Kingdom’s central public health challenges. The last decade has seen vaping rise as one of the most popular aids for people trying to quit, with over a quarter of people making an attempt using them.

Reason Foundation: Policy Brief – Does Legalizing Marijuana Reduce Crime?

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Global Advocacy & Policy Global ForumHere’s the summary. The evidence presented in this brief suggests that legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use results in: 1. Patients substituting marijuana for other drugs, including opiates.

Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

NORML

As a member you’ll be the driving force behind meaningful marijuana law reform efforts on the local, state and federal levels. Regardless of the policy you’re advocating for (e.g., Third, use NORML’s Action Center to contact your members of Congress in support of marijuana law reform efforts. Marijuana policy should be evidence based. When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana.

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Manager, Government Affairs and Policy 

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Manager, Government Affairs and Policy – ( 2200008X ). Please include the position title in the subject line: CCC – Manager, Government Affairs and Policy. Description. PURPOSE OF THE JOB.

APS5 Policy Officer – Canberra ACT

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15th March, 2021 REF# 700690 Close Date: 18th March 2021 Contract Length: ASAP Start 3-months contract until 30th June 2021… Read More. Cannabis Employment: Professional Positions & News

Norway: Drug Policy, Punishment & Human Rights Document to the Court 22-01-2022

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Remember last year when Norway’s Alliance For Rights Orientated Drugs Policies challenged existing laws by holding a small protest outside the country’s central police station offering the sale of cannabis. Cannabis Law News

Documents: 2021 Marijuana Laws, Rules, and Regulations Marijuana Work Plan Cannabis Licensing Policy Sequencing

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Cannabis Licensing Policy Sequencing Sequence Policy Preparation Legislation Implementation Effective 1 Phase 1 Set location caps Align location lottery with… Read More.

NORML Issues Cannabis Policy Guidance For Lawmakers and Prosecutors For Protecting Public Health During COVID-19 Crisis

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Today, NORML and it’s national network of advocacy chapters released a memo to state lawmakers, regulators, prosecutors, and other interested parties providing guidance for how they can take emergency actions to better promote the health and welfare of cannabis consumers and the general public during the COVID pandemic.

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Article :The Connecticut Business & Industry Association – Creating Workplace Marijuana Policies

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While the employment-related provisions of the state’s newly adopted marijuana legalization law do not take effect until July 1, 2022, employers should understand the impact on their workplaces. So I think we are dealing with a very preliminary sense of the law,” explained Blair.

Policy Analyst Manitoba Government

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

NORML

The post States’ Legalization Laws Have Had “Little Effect on Marijuana Prevalence Among Adolescents” appeared first on NORML. Policy Supreme Court adolescents legalization teen use use patterns

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Virginia: JLARC Recommends Changes to Marijuana Policies

Cannabis Law Report

The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission recommended that legislators make changes to Virginia’s new marijuana policies such as adding penalties and reconsidering eligibility for social equity licenses ahead of July 1st in a briefing Monday. The new law goes into effect on July 1st.

Evidence base for UK drugs policy examined 17 May 2022

Cannabis Law Report

The Home Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into the UK’s drugs policy examining the scientific evidence base underpinning the UK’s approach. The session will examine how scientific evidence informs the policy and legislative framework used to control access to drugs in the UK.

Overview of LPP Policy Initiatives

Cannabis Law Report

Overview of LPP Policy Initiatives. The Last Prisoner Project’s policy team will be exploring the philosophy behind our legislative advocacy efforts, our team’s high-level policy priorities, and our current policy goals—and challenges—on the local, state and federal levels.

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

NORML

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.

Paper: American Edibles: How Cannabis Regulatory Policy Rehashes Prohibitionist Fears and What to do About It

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American Edibles: How Cannabis Regulatory Policy Rehashes Prohibitionist Fears and What to do About It Source: Seattle University Law Review,… Read More. Global Advocacy & Policy Global Forum

CDC Dishes Out Workplace Cannabis Policy Advice to Companies That Hire Drivers

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In addition to this, the NIOSH says that employers ought to develop cannabis policies that abide by “current laws in each state where your company operates.” The CDC also advises employers to collaborate with an attorney who can review their policy and provide feedback.

Policy Analysis Paper: Medicinal cannabis and driving: the intersection of health and road safety policy

Cannabis Law Report

Here we undertake an analysis of this policy issue based on a case study of the introduction of medicinal cannabis in Australia. Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia. Deakin Law School, Deakin University, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia.

What’s Next for CBD Enforcement Policies?

Cannabis Law Report

The post What’s Next for CBD Enforcement Policies? first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. The road to legalization for CBD in the US has been a long one, but proponents of legalizing cannabis have… Read More. Pot Luck

The STATES Act Reintroduced: Bipartisan Measure Limits Federal Government’s Ability To Interfere With State-Sanctioned Marijuana Business, Policies

NORML

This Act amends the Controlled Substances Act to reduce the number of instances in which federal law enforcement agencies could carry out legal actions against state-licensed cannabis businesses or other related enterprises. It is time for the federal government to cease standing in the way of these voter-backed regulatory policies being implemented throughout the country,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal. INDUSTRY LEGISLATION Policy

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Talking Dugs Article: The Jacarezinho Massacre and Lethal Drug Policy Enforcement in Brazil

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Global Advocacy & Policy Global ForumIt’s a Rio de Janeiro classic. Officers of the civil, military or army police make an incursion into a favela.… … Read More.