Mississippi: Governor Still Hasn’t Called a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana

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The post Mississippi: Governor Still Hasn’t Called a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana 2021 medical marijuana MississippiIt's been weeks since the initial request, and the governor continues to stall.

2022 Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiative Efforts Underway Nationwide

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The post 2022 Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiative Efforts Underway Nationwide appeared first on NORML. Ballot Initiative ballot initiative decriminalization legalization marijuana medical marijuanaHere's a breakdown of current statewide, citizen-initiated efforts so far.

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Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today

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House Bill 652 amends state law so that offenses involving the possession of up to 14 grams of marijuana are punishable by a fine of no more than $100 – no arrest and no jail time. The post Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today appeared first on NORML.

Mississippi Voters Approve Medical Marijuana

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A majority of voters in Mississippi voted to approve Initiative 65, which provides for a state-regulated marijuana access system for qualified patients. The post Mississippi Voters Approve Medical Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Mississippi: Lawmakers Request Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana Access

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The post Mississippi: Lawmakers Request Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana Access appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana legislation medical marijuana MississippiIf the Governor agrees to convene a special session, it would likely begin on Friday October 1.

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Connecticut: Medical Marijuana Home Grow Law Takes Effect

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The post Connecticut: Medical Marijuana Home Grow Law Takes Effect appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Connecticut home cultivationPatients who are registered with the state’s medical cannabis access program may now legally grow cannabis for their own personal use.

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Alabama: Senate Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Legislation

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The post Alabama: Senate Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Legislation appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Alabama legislation medical marijuana

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

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Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession. The prohibition on marijuana has clearly failed, and impacts nearly 30,000 Virginians per year. 2020 Virginia General Assembly.

Which States Have Medical Marijuana Card Reciprocity?

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Before we get into the nitty-gritty, first we must ask (and answer), “What is medical marijuana card reciprocity?” It’s essentially a state saying, “Your state’s medical marijuana program and laws are equal to our own.

Tennessee: House and Senate Lawmakers Approve Narrow Medical Marijuana Bill

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The legislation makes it clear that a medical marijuana program may not operate in Tennessee until marijuana is “removed from Schedule I of the federal Controlled Substances Act.”. Medical Marijuana commission medical marijuana study Tennessee

Why Medical Marijuana Works for Pain

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Today we’re answering the question: “Is medical marijuana beneficial for managing pain?” Medical Marijuana: Pain Killer or Pain “Distractor”? Health & Wellness chronic back pain chronic pain ECS Effects of Marijuana ingestion methods

The Clear Winner of Election 2020: Marijuana

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While other results of the election remain hazy, the clear winner on November 3 was marijuana. The post The Clear Winner of Election 2020: Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

An Update on Statewide 2022 Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiative Efforts

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Here's an overview with the latest updates: The post An Update on Statewide 2022 Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiative Efforts appeared first on NORML. Ballot Initiative 2022 ballot initiative decriminalization election legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana

BREAKING: New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

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Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) legalizes and regulates the adult-use, commercial marijuana market in New York State, while also permitting those over the age of 21 to cultivate personal-use quantities of cannabis in their own homes.

Can Marijuana Help Fibromyalgia?

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Cannabis Science chronic pain fibromyalgia IBS marijuana conditions medical cannabisFor a long time now, doctors and scientists were confounded by fibromyalgia.

Alabama: House Lawmakers Approve Senate-passed Medical Marijuana Bill

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The post Alabama: House Lawmakers Approve Senate-passed Medical Marijuana Bill appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Alabama legislation medical marijuana

Is There a Difference Between Medical and Recreational Marijuana?

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One of the most intriguing aspects of marijuana is its vast range of effects. There are even indica-sativa hybrid strains of marijuana that can make you feel euphoric initially, then relaxed later. One could argue that all marijuana is medical.

Tennessee: Governor Signs Narrow Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill into Law

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The post Tennessee: Governor Signs Narrow Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill into Law appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana low-THC medical marijuana qualifying conditions Tennessee

What Are the Benefits of a Medical Marijuana Card?

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As of 2021, medical marijuana is legal in 36 states and the District of Columbia. Meanwhile, 19 states, including Colorado and New York, have legalized recreational marijuana. Medical marijuana cards offer many benefits, from personal freedom to tax.

Tomorrow: Federal Marijuana Vote

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Tomorrow, members of the US House of Representatives are anticipated to take up the Marijuana Opportunity,… The post Tomorrow: Federal Marijuana Vote appeared first on NORML.

Mississippi: Lawmakers Advance Alternative Medical Marijuana Proposal

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The post Mississippi: Lawmakers Advance Alternative Medical Marijuana Proposal appeared first on NORML. LEGISLATION Medical Marijuana medical marijuana MississippiSB 2765 would only take effect if the Supreme Court strikes down Initiative 65.

Marijuana Arrests Fall Precipitously Nationwide in 2020

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The estimated number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws declined precipitously in 2020, according to data released today by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation. The post Marijuana Arrests Fall Precipitously Nationwide in 2020 appeared first on NORML.

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Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act Reintroduced

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The post Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act Reintroduced appeared first on NORML. Veterans Federal legislation medical marijuana veteransPresently, V.A.

Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions

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333,886 simple marijuana possession conviction records were previously sealed after the state enacted a measure in 2020 to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses.

Why Medical Marijuana Works for Pain

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Today we’re answering the question: “Is medical marijuana beneficial for managing pain?” Medical Marijuana: Pain Killer or Pain “Distractor”? Health & Wellness chronic back pain chronic pain ECS Effects of Marijuana ingestion methods

Can Medical Marijuana Help Treat My Anxiety?

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Yes, medical marijuana can help with your anxiety. In fact, anxiety and anxiety-related disorders are some of the most common conditions cannabis and a medical marijuana card are recommended for. Cannabis Science anxiety depression dosing marijuana anxiety microdosing

5 Things Caregivers Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

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What is Marijuana?

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Marijuana is a term derived from the Mexican-Spanish word for Cannabis sativa, “marihuana”. The word “marijuana” came into popular use in the 1930s, when Harry Jacob Anslinger used it to describe (and demonize) cannabis. Other common slang terms for marijuana include pot, ganja.

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Alabama: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Access Legislation into Law

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The post Alabama: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Access Legislation into Law appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Alabama featured legislation medical cannabis“This measure is an important first step for Alabamans.".

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How to Get a Vermont Medical Marijuana Card in 2021

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Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in the Green Mountain State, Vermont? Medical Marijuana Card cannabis certificate cannabis doctor Marijuana Certificate medical marijuana card vermont vermont medical marijuana card

Marijuana Legalization Legislation Advances Nationwide

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Here's a summary of progressing marijuana legalization efforts thus far and where they stand in key states across the country. The post Marijuana Legalization Legislation Advances Nationwide appeared first on NORML.

Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales

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On Thursday 8 October, 2020, Governor Phil Scott (R) announced that he’ll allow a marijuana sales legalization bill passed by the legislature (S.54) to take effect. This makes Vermont the 11th state in the US to legalize recreational marijuana.

South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access

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South Dakotans have delivered a crippling blow to those who favored the status quo of marijuana prohibition in the Mount Rushmore State by simultaneously passing a pair of ballot initiatives. The post South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access appeared first on NORML.

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Virginia: Governor Approves Bills to Decriminalize Marijuana and Legalize Medical Cannabis

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Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has approved legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession offenses. The prohibition on marijuana has clearly failed, and impacts nearly 30,000 Virginians per year.

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

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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!

McConnell Misleads on Marijuana

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Some opponents of marijuana policy reform have manipulated the Speaker’s comments to imply that she was opining that cannabis therapy has been proven specifically to be successful for the treatment of COVID-19. The post McConnell Misleads on Marijuana appeared first on NORML.