Send A Message About Marijuana Policy Before The President Speaks Tonight

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The post Send A Message About Marijuana Policy Before The President Speaks Tonight appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Appropriations Attorney General GOVERNMENT Joe Biden Policy Politics

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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! Participants then crafted a message to place on their postcards which they delivered to offices along with policy overviews and then requested their Senator and Representative co-sponsor important legislation. 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.

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Federal: Upcoming vote in the House on marijuana policy

NORML

Later this month, there will be a crucial vote in the US House of Representatives… The post Federal: Upcoming vote in the House on marijuana policy appeared first on NORML. Advocacy Appropriations Congress GOVERNMENT Policy amendment appropriations Earl Blumenauer Rep.

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

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The post Likely Senate Power Shift and What It Means for the Prospects of Marijuana Policy Reform, NORML Responds appeared first on NORML. 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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What Is the MORE Act, and How Could It Change Marijuana Policy Forever?

NORML

The MORE Act, which was introduced to the US Congress last month, would completely decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. Jarrold Nadler (D-NY) and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act , which is arguably the most revolutionary and socially conscious federal marijuana reform bill introduced to date. The issue isn’t if marijuana will be legalized anymore.

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

NORML

“The majority of states now regulate either the medical use or the adult use of marijuana. 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. The STATES Act is the next logical step in a comprehensive blueprint for more rational federal cannabis policy. INDUSTRY LEGISLATION Policy

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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.

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

NORML

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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The Marijuana Data Collection Act Reintroduced

NORML

Today, the bipartisan Marijuana Data Collection Act was introduced, led by Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Rand Paul (R-KY) and U.S. The post The Marijuana Data Collection Act Reintroduced appeared first on NORML. Citizen Lobbyists Congress GOVERNMENT Policy

Florida Dispensaries: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policies

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To that, end we’ve organized official policies – including delivery details and more – for all Florida dispensaries , below. UPDATE (3/19): MEDICAL MARIJUANA PHYSICIAN APPOINTMENTS. We implement a strict wellness policy that no team member attends work unless they are 100% well.

Federal policy kills buzz for advertising pot

Cannabis Chronicles

Facebook, which like Google prohibits marijuana ads, has kicked some weed sellers off Instagram. CBS declined to air a commercial touting the benefits of medical marijuana during the Super Bowl. Much the way banks are unwilling to finance cannabis startups, television networks and online advertising marketplaces are understandably cautious because the Feds still classify marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug alongside heroin and ecstasy.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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

Texas: House Lawmakers Advance Medical Marijuana Expansion, Penalty Reduction Measures

NORML

The post Texas: House Lawmakers Advance Medical Marijuana Expansion, Penalty Reduction Measures appeared first on NORML. LEGISLATION 2021 decriminalization featured legislation medical cannabis state policy Texas

Gubernatorial Report Card: Learn Where Your Governor Stands on Marijuana Policy

NORML

This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. Following the publication of our 2018 Scorecard, there has been a dramatic shift in opinion among elected officials in favor of marijuana policy reform,” NORML’s Political Director Justin Strekal said.

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Video: Let’s Be Blunt with Montel Talks To Karen O’Keefe, State Policy Director for the Marijuana Policy Project

Cannabis Law Report

On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt with Montel, Montel talks to Karen O’Keefe, State Policy Director for the Marijuana Policy Project about the state … Read More.

Attorney General Nominee: Marijuana Enforcement Not “Best Use” of Resources

NORML

In the recently published questions for the record (QFRs) to Judge Merrick Garland from members… The post Attorney General Nominee: Marijuana Enforcement Not “Best Use” of Resources appeared first on NORML.

Anatomy of a Cannabis Insurance Policy: Exclusions

Canna Law Blog

Today I want to look at some policy exclusions to point out potentially problematic terms that you may notice when reviewing your insurance contract during your annual insurance audit. Many business owners never have anyone on their team read their policies.

Merrick Garland Signals New Stance on Marijuana Policy if Confirmed as Attorney General

Cannabis Law Report

Prior to his Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing last week, Judge Merrick Garland had not clarified his views on marijuana policy… Read More.

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. Strait, Senior Policy Advisor, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

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House Veterans Affairs Committee Passes Multiple Marijuana Bills

NORML

On March 12th, the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) passed two separate pieces of legislation pertaining to cannabis policy. doctors to fill out the state-legal medical marijuana recommendations. We must reform our federal cannabis policy.”

Maine Office Of Marijuana Policy Publishes 3 New Guidance Documents + Latest Cannabis Updates From The State Authorities

Cannabis Law Report

The documents are as follows The Office of Marijuana Policy (OMP) recently issued a series of guidance memoranda related to… Read More. Cannabis Law News

NORML Comments on Reports of Marijuana-Related Firings of White House Staff

NORML

Newly published reports allege that “dozens of young White House staffers have been suspended, asked to resign, or placed in a remote work program due to past marijuana use.”. The post NORML Comments on Reports of Marijuana-Related Firings of White House Staff appeared first on NORML.

Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Legislation

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HB 4982 explicitly permits those convicted of one or more misdemeanor marijuana offenses to file a petition with the court to have their criminal record set aside. The post Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Legislation appeared first on NORML. Expungement LEGISLATION Policy expungement legislation Michigan policy

Marijuana Policy Project: S.C. Medical Marijuana Press Conference (January 19th, 2021)

Cannabis Law Report

The post Marijuana Policy Project: S.C. Medical Marijuana Press Conference (January 19th, 2021) first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Medical Cannabis Virtual Press Conference, January 19, 2021. Physicians, medical researchers, and pharmacists speak in support of the S.C.…

Check your governor’s grades on cannabis policy

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The post Check your governor’s grades on cannabis policy appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis legalization medical marijuanaNine governors got an “A”, eight got an “F.”.

Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

Today, for the second time in history, the House of Representatives… The post Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Policy Earl Blumenauer Rep. We did it! Again!)

Full Press Release: Office of Marijuana Policy Unveils New Details on Planned Launch of Adult Use Marijuana in Maine

Cannabis Law Report

AUGUSTA – Today, the Office of Marijuana Policy, a part of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services, unveiled plans for the issuance of … Read More.

Democrats’ Latest COVID Relief Package Includes Marijuana Banking Provisions

NORML

The latest COVID stimulus package proposed by House leadership maintains provisions permitting licensed cannabis businesses… The post Democrats’ Latest COVID Relief Package Includes Marijuana Banking Provisions appeared first on NORML. Banking COVID-19 News Releases Policy

Oregon – OLLCC: Social Distancing Policies for Marijuana and Liquor Businesses

Cannabis Law Report

Social Distancing Policies for Marijuana and Liquor Businesses. Please designate an employee or officer and develop a plan to implement and enforce social distancing policies. March 23, 2020. Effective Immediately per Executive Order 20-12.

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.

Maine : Office of Marijuana Policy looking to hire two new field investigator supervisors

Cannabis Law Report

The Office of Marijuana Policy is hiring two new field investigator supervisors! The post Maine : Office of Marijuana Policy looking to hire two new field investigator supervisors first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Recent Legal Actions Causing U.S. Employers to Revisit Marijuana Policies

WeedAdvisor

Thanks to the stigma created by almost a century of prohibition, marijuana still fights to shake the age-old stigma. They treat marijuana like any other illegal substance, even if the drug is legal statewide. Despite the reality of the situation, employers appear to be terrified of marijuana. Marijuana Reforms Having an Impact. . Despite marijuana being legal in some form in most U.S. But recent marijuana reforms in the U.S. Do their policies make sense?

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.

Jason Straw: Medical Cannabis Policy, ISNA 2020 Conference

Cannabis Law Report

In Indianapolis on January 29, a quiet, eager audience of nurses give their rapt attention to Jason Straw as he takes center stage at the 2020 ISNA Policy Conference. ISNA 2020 POLICY CONFERENCE AGENDA, Jason Straw- Cannabis Policy. FDA and marijuana.

Office of Marijuana Policy Unveils New Details on Planned Launch of Adult Use Marijuana in Maine

Cannabis Law Report

AUGUSTA – Today, the Office of Marijuana Policy, a part of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services, unveiled plans for the issuance of … Read More.

Analysis: Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Associated with Tourism Spike

NORML

The enactment of adult-use cannabis legalization laws in Colorado and Washington is associated with increased tourism in both states, according to data published in the Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy. ” 2020 Policy Research SCIENCE SOCIETY Colorado economy tourism Washington