Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/18/20

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The US House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing entitled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.”

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/14/20

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. NORML opposes the passage of this legislation.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/29/20

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. NORML opposes the passage of this legislation.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/8/20

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Separate legislation is pending in the legislature to implement the Governor’s budget recommendations with regard to marijuana legalization. Legislation is pending, House Bill 550, to expand the state’s marijuana decriminalization law.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/21/20

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup. Many state capitols around the country have suspended legislative sessions, continued to vote on key bills remotely, or have at the very least closed to the public and nonessential business.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/21/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! New York state lawmakers approved legislation on Friday to further expand cannabis decriminalization and expunge certain records. Legislation is pending, S.

House Members Pass Historic Legislation Legitimizing Retail Cannabis Sales

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This historic vote marks the first time ever that a chamber of Congress has ever held a successful floor vote on a stand-alone piece of marijuana reform legislation. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Banking GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION Legislative Update Policy The MORE Act

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/25/20

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. 2227) is bipartisan legislation that removes marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, thus decriminalizing the substance at the federal level and enabling states to set their own policies. Lawmakers are considering senate-approved legislation, S.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/5/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Gary Herbert (R) of Utah signed legislation into law to allow those with certain misdemeanor cannabis convictions to have their records automatically expunged. Legislation is pending, H.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/24/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Jared Polis (D) of Colorado signed legislation into law that allows physicians to recommend medical cannabis for any condition for which an opiate would otherwise be prescribed.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/7/20

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. NORML opposes the passage of this legislation.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/3/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Larry Hogan (R) of Maryland also signed industrial hemp production legislation into law. Send a message to your federal lawmakers in support of this important legislation.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/22/20

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Lawmakers are considering senate-approved legislation, S.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/20/19

NORML

Welcome to the 4/20 edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Laura Kelly (D) of Kansas signed industrial hemp production legislation into law. Send a message to your federal lawmakers in support of this important legislation. Legislation is pending, H.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/14/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor John Bel Edwards (D) of Louisiana signed legislation into law giving patients the option to inhale medical cannabis through vaporization.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/22

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation into law this week permitting the production of industrial hemp in accordance with the new federal regulations.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/7/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor John Bel Edwards (D) of Louisiana signed legislation into law to allow the production of industrial hemp and hemp-derived CBD products.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/29

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Jim Justice (R) of West Virginia signed legislation into law that allows financial institutions to provide banking services related to the state’s medical marijuana program.

Virginia: Both Chambers Pass Decriminalization Legislation

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House and Senate lawmakers have passed legislation decriminalizing minor marijuana possession offenses. Senate lawmakers also passed separate legislation on Tuesday, SB 1015 , by a unanimous vote.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/8/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Senator Ron Wyden introduced legislation in the Senate — The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act — to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/10/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Kevin Stitt (R) of Oklahoma signed legislation into law to permit osteopaths to recommend medical cannabis to their patients. Legislation is pending, HB 350, to expand medical cannabis access.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/1/20

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. 2227) is bipartisan legislation that removes marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, thus decriminalizing the substance at the federal level and enabling states to set their own policies. Lawmakers are considering senate-approved legislation, S.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/12/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/26/19

NORML

Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Send a message to your federal lawmakers in support of this important legislation. Legislation is pending, H.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/4/19

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Happy New Year and welcome to the first Weekly Legislative Roundup of 2019! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Legislation is pending, HB 350, to expand medical cannabis access.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/1/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Legislation has been re-introduced by Sen.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/31/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Steve Sisolak (D) of Nevada signed legislation into law this week to allow individuals to get their records vacated for offenses that are no longer a crime in the state.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/22

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Ron DeSantis (R) of Florida signed legislation into law to restore patients’ right to smoke medical cannabis. Send a message to your federal lawmakers in support of this important legislation.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/11/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Click here to email your Representative and urge them to support this important legislation. Shannon Roers Jones (R) introduced legislation, House Bill 1155, to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. Legislation is pending, S.

Bipartisan Legislation To End Marijuana Prohibition Filed

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“This legislation is effective in its simplicity, it will deschedule marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and end federal prohibition once and for all, full stop.” ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION Policy

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/17/19

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Governor Jay Inslee (D) of Washington signed legislation into law to allow individuals with prior low-level cannabis convictions to apply to the sentencing court to have their record vacated. Governor Kevin Stitt (R) of Oklahoma signed legislation into law to permit the retail sale of hemp and hemp-derived CBD products. Send a message to your federal lawmakers in support of this important legislation.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/10/20

NORML

Welcome to the first Weekly Legislative Roundup of 2020! Legislation has been pre-filed for 2020, House Bill 25 / Senate Bill 242, to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Legislation is pending to protect cannabidiol (CBD) consumers from employment discrimination.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/1/18

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Roers Jones, who sponsored the recently defeated decriminalization bill, is trying to get her language inserted as a part of separate legislation. Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Send a message to your federal lawmakers in support of this important legislation.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/18/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Click here to email your Representative and urge them to support this important legislation. Legislation is pending, House Bill 5595, to permit the use, possession, cultivation, and retail sale of marijuana for adults 21 and over. Legislation is pending, H.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/15/18

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt (R) signed legislation into law that would strengthen and clarify medical cannabis patient protections. After months of negotiation, Governor Murphy of New Jersey and state legislators have reached a deal on what will be included in upcoming legislation to legalize the adult-use and retail sale of marijuana in the state of New Jersey.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/15/18

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Also this week Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. Click here to email your Representative and urge them to support this important legislation.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/25/19

NORML

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA) and Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) introduced legislation this week, HR 712 / S. Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Click here to email your Representative and urge them to support this important legislation.