Trump Budget Targets Marijuana States Rights

NORML

It would have provided protections for all state and territory marijuana programs , rather than just medical cannabis systems. By proposing an end to state medical marijuana protections and blacking DC from legalizing, he is potentially putting thousands of Americans at risk.

House Veterans Affairs Committee Passes Multiple Marijuana Bills

NORML

“It is imperative that we approve legislation such as the Veterans Equal Access Act so that the countless vets suffering from post-traumatic stress and other debilitating disorders have access to the safe and effective option of medical marijuana treatment.”

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Rep Blumenauer: Upcoming Veterans Medical Marijuana Vote In Congress

NORML

As a founding Co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, I am pleased to report to you that my legislation to allow VA doctors to fill out state-legal medical marijuana recommendations is scheduled for a committee vote tomorrow.

Report: Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Declining

NORML

Federal prosecutions for marijuana-related crimes fell significantly from September 30, 2018 to September 30, 2019, according to a recently released report from Supreme Court Justice John Roberts.

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Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

Cannabis Cheri

Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. As research into cannabis and terpenes progresses, it is changing a lot of what we used to think we knew about marijuana. Healing with Marijuana Terpenes. Pin This!

BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

NORML

For the first time ever, a congressional committee has approved a piece of legislation to end marijuana prohibition in the United States. In 2018 alone, over 663,000 Americans were arrested for marijuana-related crimes, a three-year high.

Marijuana Banking Passes Critical Committee

NORML

In the first of what is anticipated to be multiple Congressional votes to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee will today voted to advance The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595 , 45-15. NORML Political Director Justin Strekal said: “This is a positive step forward to address an untenable tension between state-legal cannabis marketplaces and federal marijuana prohibition.

President Trump: Marijuana Makes You “Lose IQ Points”

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In a recently released recording of a conversation that President Trump had with Lev Parnas and others, a short conversation about marijuana can be heard where the President espouses long-debunked claims that echo from the propaganda film Reefer Madness. Photo by Gage Skidmore.

Adult-Use Marijuana Sales Begin in Michigan

NORML

In October, state regulators began accepting applications from medical cannabis dispensaries wishing to also engage in adult-use marijuana sales. On January 1, Illinois will become the eleventh state to permit adult marijuana use.

New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

NORML

State lawmakers have approved a series of bills reducing penalties for marijuana possession offenses and strengthening and expanding legal protections for medical cannabis patients. Senate Bill 323 amends minor marijuana possession penalties.

Pennsylvania could cap prices on medical marijuana

NORML

Are you paying too much for medical marijuana? Pennsylvania’s closed-loop system of limited marijuana permit holders is not a competitive free market. ’s medical marijuana law will start bringing some transparency to consumer-level prices.

Pledge to Vote for Marijuana in 2020

NORML

Whether they’re red or blue, yellow or green, they need to know that ending America’s unjust war on marijuana is a top priority for you. Claim your I’m Voting for Marijuana sticker when you become a sustaining donor of $10 or more.

Pennsylvania: Marijuana possession arrests decline statewide

NORML

Preliminary data*, released on request from the Pennsylvania State Police Uniform Crime Reporting System, reveals that overall arrests for marijuana possession showed a decline in 2019. Now, there is a clear downward trend in arresting marijuana consumers.”

New Jersey: Court Affirms Employer Must Reimburse Worker for Medical Marijuana Expenses

NORML

The New Jersey Superior Court has affirmed that an employee is eligible to have his medical marijuana costs reimbursed by his employer. LITIGATION Medical Marijuana medical marijuana New Jersey reimbursement workers compensation

Marijuana Arrests After Legalization

Project CBD

The impressive medical properties of cannabis have been a major factor in the push to legalize cannabis. But the importance of social justice, beyond medical access, can’t be overstated

US Government Approves Increased Production of Marijuana for Clinical Research

NORML

According to reporting by the Associated Press , marijuana crops will include plants of varying THC and CBD potencies, including strains high in cannabidiol. GOVERNMENT Medical Marijuana Research SCIENCE FDA NIDA research University of Mississippi

Marijuana reform is budding in New Hampshire!

NORML

Several bills have been introduced in the state legislature, ranging from legal hemp production to adult-use marijuana legalization, and the fight for freedom has never been more widely supported than now. — Bipartisan bill HB 481 would legalize the personal adult-use, possession, cultivation, and retail sale of marijuana. — Bills SB 175 and HB 461 would expand the qualifying conditions under New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program.

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DIY Marijuana Topicals: Pain Relieving Frankincense and Cannabis Massage Oil

Cannabis Cheri

And since topically applied cannabis will not make you high or cause you to fail a drug test , even people who don’t normally use marijuana can benefit from it. A Money Saving DIY Marijuana Topicals Tip. Packaging and Storing the Marijuana Massage Oil.

Marijuana and Exercise: How Cannabis Can Help Your Workout

Cannabis Cheri

Turns out marijuana and exercise are a match made in heaven. Marijuana and Exercise: Why Use Cannabis Before Going to the Gym Like Arnold Schwarzenegger? Schwarzenegger, however, had made a significant discovery—he found marijuana a performance motivating drug!

Marijuana Consumers Have a Lot to Be Thankful For

NORML

It’s because of your passion, commitment, and generosity that NORML has been able to sustain the fight to end marijuana prohibition for nearly fifty years… and together, we’ll keep winning. 2019 ACTIVISM marijuana thanksgiving

Oklahoma: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Regulatory Measure

NORML

The new legislation codifies a new regulatory bureau, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority, within the State Department of Health, establishes a registry for qualified patients and their caregivers, and establishes a revolving fund to address oversight matters. Republican Gov.

Tell Congress Not To Allow Trump To Roll Back Medical Marijuana Protections

NORML

It’s been three years and counting but President Trump is once again threatening to derail the progress we’ve made in reforming marijuana laws across this country. Sign our petition to demand Congress protect state-legal medical marijuana programs.

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Texas Marijuana Policy Lobby Day

NORML

On Thursday, hundreds of Texans joined us at the Texas State Capitol to discuss marijuana policy with legislators! The import of these drastic changes over the years are not lost and I am so thankful for all of the work that Texans have done to destigmatize marijuana. We want to thank our coalition, Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy , for helping to continue to elevate and expand these lobby days. Marijuana policy should be evidence based.

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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.

Report: Marijuana Reform Is Normal

NORML

2019 has been an unprecedented year for the passage of state-level marijuana law reforms and when we zoom out, it’s remarkable to reflect upon what we have accomplished. That is why are proud to publish Marijuana Reform Is Normal , which is the only comprehensive report detailing all of our collective victories in 2019. As documented in this report, legislators across the country approved a litany of new marijuana legislation this year addressing a wide spectrum of issues.

Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

For the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. Together, we’re going to win this vote, and ultimately end marijuana prohibition from sea to shining sea.

Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

NORML

“For the first time in recent memory, there will be a candid conversation in the Judiciary Committee about the failures of marijuana prohibition in the United States and how people have been impacted,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal.

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Two Congressional Hearing Next Week On Marijuana

NORML

Next week, the two key committees will hold hearings on various aspects of federal marijuana policy. A recently released poll conducted by The American Legion showed that nearly 1 in 4 veterans self-reported using marijuana to alleviate a medical or physical condition.

Thailand Legalized Medical Marijuana

MassRoots

Who can buy and sell medical marijuana in Thailand? Those who want to produce or sell medical marijuana in Thailand will require a license to do so legally. Why did Thailand Legalize Medical Marijuana? The post Thailand Legalized Medical Marijuana appeared first on MassRoots.

Pennsylvania: Medical Marijuana Patients Protest for Better Protections, Lower Prices

NORML

“Patients First: Fixing Medical Marijuana in PA” will commence on Wednesday November 13, 2019 from 08:30 AM-5:00 PM. These events offer a voice to the large number of registered medical marijuana patients who are deeply dissatisfied with the current program. 13th protest again focuses on the struggles within Pennsylvania’s very restrictive medical marijuana program.

Federal Report: Youth Marijuana Use Steadily Declining

NORML

The self-reported use of marijuana by teenagers continues to decline nationally, according to federal data reported by the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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New Jersey Deserves Marijuana Justice

NORML

To join Chris and other New Jersey residents in calling for action on marijuana reform, attend NORML’s rally and lobby day in Trenton, NJ on Monday, June 10th. Marijuana smokers and medical cannabis patients in New Jersey are to remain second class citizens. Young adults age 18-29, people of color, and tourists are targeted for marijuana arrests. We can’t spend any of our disposable income on marijuana if we’re all on supervision.

Marijuana is a Medicine, Not a Menace

NORML

She supports the legalization of marijuana. However, Gaetz is amongst a cadre of Republicans, like the former speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, who have actively promoted a new direction for federal marijuana policy. I have seen children who have been helped by medical marijuana when all other treatments have failed. Along with the power and love of her devoted husband, smoking medical marijuana has kept her alive.

Illinois: Retail Marijuana Sales Begin Next Week

NORML

An estimated 30 retailers in the state are now licensed to engage in adult-use marijuana sales. Illinois is the eleventh state to legalize adult marijuana use, and it is the first state to legislatively enact a comprehensive regulatory scheme governing commercial production and sales.

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