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State Policy Weekly Update 1/24/2023

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update 1/24/2023 appeared first on NORML. Lawmakers in many states have started pre-filing marijuana law reform legislation and some sessions have already begun holding hearings.

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State Policy Weekly Update 1/17/2023

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update 1/17/2023 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Alaska decriminalization expungement Illinois Indiana Iowa legalization Maryland medical cannabis medical marijuana Minnesota Mississippi Nebraska New Hampshire new york North Dakota odor South Dakota TakeAction

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State Policy Weekly Update (1/10/23)

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update (1/10/23) appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization Kentucky legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana Minnesota Missouri New Hampshire New Jersey North Dakota South Carolina South Dakota TakeAction Texas Utah Washington

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State Policy Update (1/7/2022)

NORML

FLORIDA Legislation has been filed… The post State Policy Update (1/7/2022) appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeActionUpdates on filed and moving legislation over the last week.

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1/21/22 – State Policy Update

NORML

The post 1/21/22 – State Policy Update appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization depenalization equity expungement legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeActionHere is NORML’s weekly update on pending state legislation with helpful links to action alerts.

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State Policy Update (1/14/2022)

NORML

The post State Policy Update (1/14/2022) appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Alaska decriminalization Delaware Florida Georgia Indiana Kentucky legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana Mississippi South Carolina South Dakota TakeAction West Virginia

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State Policy Weekly Update 2/4/2022

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update 2/4/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Alabama Alaska Colorado decriminalization Illinois legalization Maine medical cannabis medical marijuana Minnesota Mississippi Ohio Pennsylvania South Carolina South Dakota TakeAction Utah West Virginia Wisconsin

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Live with NORML: Federal Policy Discussion 9/20/2021

NORML

NORML Political Director Justin Strekal hosts a Facebook Live discussing the latest news and a frank discussion about marijuana policy reform at the federal level. . The post Live with NORML: Federal Policy Discussion 9/20/2021 appeared first on NORML.

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State Policy Weekly Update 1/28/2022

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update 1/28/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM decriminalization Delaware Hawaii Illinois Kansas legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana Ohio oho Pennsylvania South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Utah Virginia Washington

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State Policy Weekly Update 2/11/2022

NORML

The post State Policy Weekly Update 2/11/2022 appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Colorado Hawaii Illinois Iowa legalization Massachusetts medical cannabis medical marijuana Minnesota new york South Carolina South Dakota TakeAction Tennessee Washington Wisconsin

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I’m Interning with NORML to Join the Fight Against a Failed Policy

NORML

"Assisting and working toward legalization nationally will allow me not only to learn about the failed federal experiment with cannabis, but also inform me on ways to better educate constituents on how they can take action to change these policies in their own communities."

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State Policy Weekly Update 3/11/2022

NORML

This week’s update highlights important legalization advancements in Delaware and in Pennsylvania as well as updates on several other important bills moving forward across the country. The post State Policy Weekly Update 3/11/2022 appeared first on NORML.

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Upcoming Congressional Vote House On Marijuana Policy

NORML

As soon as next week, there will be a crucial vote in the US House of Representatives on an amendment to protect legal marijuana states from federal interference. The post Upcoming Congressional Vote House On Marijuana Policy appeared first on NORML.

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Analysis: Many Congressional Candidates Electing to Stay Silent on Cannabis Policy

NORML

“Voters’ views on the subject of legalizing and regulating cannabis have evolved significantly over the past decades; however, the views of those seeking to represent them in Congress have not kept pace with this seismic shift in public opinion.

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It’s Time to Legalize America

NORML

The post It’s Time to Legalize America appeared first on NORML. Legalization Biden featured Joe Biden legalization Legalize America marijuana NORML pardons policy federal TakeAction

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NORML Live: Federal Policy Discussion 8/30/2021

NORML

t Mondays, NORML’s Political Director Justin Strekal hosts a live stream on the NORML Facebook page at 4 pm EST for the latest news and a frank discussion about marijuana policy reform at the federal level. . The post NORML Live: Federal Policy Discussion 8/30/2021 appeared first on NORML.

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

NORML

Currently, public support for legalizing weed nationwide is at an all-time high: 62 percent of Americans favor legalizing the adult use of marijuana, while over 90 percent want access to medical cannabis. The issue isn’t if marijuana will be legalized anymore. The question is how and when , but America’s elected leaders haven’t agreed on how legalization should be implemented. It’s actually a reestablishment of the legal term [for] cannabis.

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Minnesota: House Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Measure

NORML

“It's time for Minnesota to become a leader in the midwest when it comes to sensible marijuana policy.”. The post Minnesota: House Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Measure appeared first on NORML. Legalization House floor legalization legislation Minnesota policy

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

Cannabis Law Report

The evidence presented in this brief suggests that legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use results in: 1. Medical marijuana legalization also appears to be associated with a reduction in drunk driving. Does Legalizing Marijuana Reduce Crime?

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NORML Report Now Published “Marijuana Policies in Legal States”

Cannabis Law Report

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.

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Likely Senate Power Shift and What It Means for the Prospects of Marijuana Policy Reform, NORML Responds

NORML

Senator Schumer's ascension to Majority Leader will mark the first time in US history that the upper chamber is led by a Senator who is openly calling for cannabis legalization. Congress Election Policy

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Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition

NORML

NORML is skeptical that this proposed recommendation will bring about the sort of tangible marijuana policy changes that voters have consistently demanded — in national polls and at the ballot box.

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Study: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Elevated Rates of Psychosis-Related Health Outcomes

NORML

The post Study: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Elevated Rates of Psychosis-Related Health Outcomes appeared first on NORML. SCIENCE legalization psychosis“This study is the. largest.

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Google Changes Its CBD Advertising Policies

Canna Law Blog

However, Google recently has decided to relax its advertising policies– at least around hemp and hemp CBD products. Advertisers will, among many other things, need to: Demonstrate the product’s compliance with all other (legal and regulatory) standards.

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Missouri: Legal Challenge to 2022 Legalization Initiative Dismissed

NORML

"With public support for marijuana policy reform reaching super-majority status in recent years, prohibitionists and other political opponents have largely abandoned efforts to try and influence public opinion. Ballot Initiative adult use ballot initiative legalization Missouri

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India: Uttarakhand will soon launch its hemp policy

Cannabis Law Report

Uttarakhand can come out with its hemp policy soon. If media reports are to go by, the initial draft of the hemp policy is ready and has been sent to the legal department. The final policy will be launched in 2023. The policy […].

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Opium Policies and Information in Modern Canada – June 2022

Cannabis Life Network

Is funding a “safe” injection site a good idea from a public policy standpoint? The post Opium Policies and Information in Modern Canada – June 2022 appeared first on Cannabis News, Lifestyle - Headlines, Videos & Cooking.

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Policies Regarding Cannabis in Canada Today

Cannabis Life Network

Policies in Canada regarding cannabis could always use an update as the industry progresses and changes. Obviously, there have been several positive outcomes from legalization. It has resulted in the emergence of a multibillion-dollar industry, new jobs and tax revenue, to name a few.

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Thailand’s Cannabis Turn-Around, Texas GOP’s Drug Policy Platform, and a New Study on Cannabis Road Safety

Veriheal

Thailand left its war on drugs in the past, the Texas GOP platform raised some questions, and a new study revealed how cannabis legalization affects road safety. Since legalization, over 4,000 prisoners with cannabis-related charges have been freed.

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Should marijuana be legal in Tennessee? Lawmaker proposes adding cannabis policy questions to 2024 ballot

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

NASHVILLE, Tenn. WKRN) — One Tennessee lawmaker is hoping to push the conversation around both medical and recreational cannabis on the. Read More News

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Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

NORML

When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana. Currently sixty-five percent of adults nationwide support ending marijuana prohibition and establishing a regulated market where responsible consumers can legally purchase marijuana. Regardless of the policy you’re advocating for (e.g., Marijuana policy should be evidence based.

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Economic Development/Cannabis Attorney Big Fire Law & Policy Group

Cannabis Law Report

Big Fire Law & Policy Group LLP is a prominent tribal law firm providing legal representation and advocacy in a broad range of services, with an emphasis in tribal law and federal Indian law serving tribal nations, tribal business enterprises and tribal organizations throughout the United States.

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New York: An Analysis of Governor Cuomo’s Legalization Proposal

NORML

A complex and comprehensive plan laid out in over 200 pages of legislative text, the CRTA would implement one of the most tightly regulated, highly taxed and heavily controlled legal cannabis markets in the world. 2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT Legalization NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETY

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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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Connecticut: Big news for marijuana legalization

NORML

Big news out of Connecticut today, as a bill to legalize the adult-use and retail sale of marijuana has passed through a critical vote in the General Law Committee with a 10-8 majority. In addition to legalizing adult-use and establishing a regulated retail market, the bill also includes strong social justice language that incentivizes minority participation in the state’s marijuana market.

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Veterans Affairs Canada And Their Cannabis Policy For Veterans

Cannabis Life Network

It’s no secret that the Canadian Government’s department Veterans Affairs Canada has struggled over the years with their cannabis policy for veterans.

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House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Considers ‘Cannabis Policies for the New Decade’

NORML

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a legislative hearing, “ Cannabis Policies for the New Decade ,” during which they considered multiple legislative bills aimed at amending federal cannabis laws. This marks the first time that members of the Energy and Commerce Committee have debated issues specific to marijuana policy reform. He continued: “The fact of the matter is that legalization and regulation work.

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