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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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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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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State Policy Weekly Update 2/11/2022

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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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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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World Anti-Doping Agency To Review Marijuana Policies

NORML

In response to the public outrage regarding the suspension of American athlete Sha'Carri Richardson for testing positive for cannabis, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that it will be reevaluating its policies.

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Send A Message About Marijuana Policy Before The President Speaks Tonight

NORML

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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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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NORML Live: Federal Policy Discussion

NORML

Most 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 appeared first on NORML.

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

NORML

Candidates’ failure to advocate for marijuana policy reform is a missed opportunity, as this is a unique issue that unites voters irrespective of party affiliation.”. The post Analysis: Many Congressional Candidates Electing to Stay Silent on Cannabis Policy appeared first on NORML.

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

NORML

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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Longtime Texas NORML Director Hired to Oversee State Policy Reform Efforts

NORML

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is pleased to announce the addition of Jax Finkel James to its national staff. “I The post Longtime Texas NORML Director Hired to Oversee State Policy Reform Efforts appeared first on NORML.

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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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NORML Live: Federal Policy Discussion 8/30/2021

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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. .

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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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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. With a network of more than 160 affiliate chapters, NORML offers plenty of opportunities to join the fight to end marijuana prohibition. Regardless of the policy you’re advocating for (e.g.,

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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. NORML-Marijuana-Policies-in-Legal-States.

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. Patients substituting marijuana for other drugs, including opiates. Marijuana consumers substituting legitimate marijuana for illicit marijuana.

Virginia: JLARC Recommends Changes to Marijuana Policies

Cannabis Law Report

The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission recommended that legislators make changes to Virginia’s new marijuana policies such as adding penalties and reconsidering eligibility for social equity licenses ahead of July 1st in a briefing Monday. Virginia Public Radio reports.

Virginia: Gov. Youngkin Moves to Re-criminalize Personal Possession of Marijuana

NORML

The Governor has proposed an amendment in the nature of a substitute to SB 591 which would create two new misdemeanors for personal marijuana possession. . Youngkin Moves to Re-criminalize Personal Possession of Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

Title: Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority Robert A. Mikos

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority is a first-of-its-kind law school casebook in a rapidly-emerging and exciting new field. The helpful organization intersperses these issues of substantive law, policy, and authority throughout the discussion of users, suppliers, and third parties.

Takeaways From President Biden’s Announcement On Marijuana Policy Reform

Cannabis Law Report

West Foley & Lardner On October 6, 2022, President Joe Biden issued a statement on marijuana policy reform, accompanied by a proclamation and decision to pardon individuals prosecuted for the simple possession of marijuana in violation of the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”).

Article :The Connecticut Business & Industry Association – Creating Workplace Marijuana Policies

Cannabis Law Report

Interesting read… There are new waters to navigate in the state of Connecticut—legalized recreational use of marijuana and the workplace. . Connecticut is the 19th state to legalize marijuana, permitting the use and possession of marijuana in certain amounts for those aged 21 or older.

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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New NORML Report Provides Policymakers with Guidance on ‘Best Practices’ for Regulating Adult-Use Marijuana Markets

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Download the free NORML Report: Marijuana Policies in Legal States: A Comprehensive Review of Adult-use Marijuana Rules and Regulations. Policy adult use adult-use legalization policy regulation regulations report reports

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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.

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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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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Bill to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition Passes Critical House Committee

NORML

For the second time in US history legislation to repeal the failed, unscientific, and racist policy of federal marijuana prohibition has passed the powerful House Judiciary Committee. . Advocacy Congress GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION Policy The MORE Act featured

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.

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF POLICY STATEMENT: Title of Policy Statement: Implementation of Marijuana [Cannabis] Quality Assurance and Quality Control Rules

Cannabis Law Report

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF POLICY STATEMENT. Title of Policy Statement: Implementation of Marijuana [Cannabis] Quality Assurance and. Policy Statement Number PS-22-01. Subject Matter: This policy statement describes licensed marijuana [cannabis] producer and.

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.

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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CDC Issues Best Practices For Fleet Marijuana Policies

Cannabis Law Report

January 2022) – The CDC recently issued guidance to businesses developing marijuana policies, balancing state legalization efforts and fleet safety. Per the CDC, marijuana should be addressed in motor vehicle safety programs. 20 January 2022. by Todd A.