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

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Federal: Upcoming vote in the House on marijuana policy

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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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Texas Marijuana Policy Lobby Day

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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. We want to thank our coalition, Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy , for helping to continue to elevate and expand these lobby days.

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Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies

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Members of the Ohio senate advanced a measure expanding the state’s long-standing decriminalization policies. The post Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies appeared first on NORML. 2020 Decriminalization LEGISLATION Policy decriminalization legislation Ohio

Who should Biden appoint? Drug policy leaders offer plenty of options

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Biden's attorney general, DEA head, and 'drug czar' will carry out his drug policies. Drug policy leaders offer plenty of options appeared first on Leafly. Who should get the jobs? The post Who should Biden appoint?

Policy Analyst Manitoba Government

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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

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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. The post Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Decriminalization Election Legalization Policy Politics The MORE Act 2020 Elections Joe Biden

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The UFC Knocks Out THC from its Anti-Doping Policy

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Although many of these athletes did not consume cannabis prior to games, fights, and other competitions but rather in their own free times, it did not matter as cannabis has been listed in many of the leagues’ anti-doping and drug policies since their inception.

Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

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Regardless of the policy you’re advocating for (e.g., Marijuana policy should be evidence based. When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana. After decades of hard work by thousands of committed activists around the country, we are gradually winning the hearts and minds of a majority of the public today.

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Veterans Affairs Canada And Their Cannabis Policy For Veterans

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It’s no secret that the Canadian Government’s department Veterans Affairs Canada has struggled over the years with their cannabis policy for veterans.

Federal policy kills buzz for advertising pot

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America’s cannabis companies are racing to build national brands and market their wares to mainstream consumers. There’s just one problem: It’s hard to advertise your product when the federal government considers you a drug dealer. 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.

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Federal Cannabis Legalization: Policy Issues to be Addressed

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The post Federal Cannabis Legalization: Policy Issues to be Addressed first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. For the first time in nearly a decade all three branches of the Federal Government are controlled by Democrats. The… Read More.

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

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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. The enactment of these policies have not negatively impacted workplace safety , crime rates , traffic safety , or youth use patterns. INDUSTRY LEGISLATION Policy

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

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The enactment of various marijuana policy reforms can assist in these goals by reprioritizing law enforcement resources, mitigating interpersonal contact in our communities, and by ensuring that the elderly and more vulnerable patients continue to have uninterrupted access to state-regulated cannabis products via home delivery or curbside pick-up,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal.

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JD Supra: President-Elect Joe Biden and the Future of Cannabis Policy in America

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This is the final article in a three-part series focused on the intersection of the 2020 United States presidential election and cannabis policy. The post JD Supra: President-Elect Joe Biden and the Future of Cannabis Policy in America first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Considers ‘Cannabis Policies for the New Decade’

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

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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.

Australia: APS6 Policy Officer First People Recruitment Solutions Pty Ltd

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Our client a regulatory body that assesses, evaluates, and monitors medical goods to ensure quality, safety and performance is seeking an APS6 Policy Officer to … Read More.

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

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The post Marijuana Policy Project: S.C. Medical Cannabis Virtual Press Conference, January 19, 2021. Physicians, medical researchers, and pharmacists speak in support of the S.C.… … Read More.

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. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness and sanitary conditions of our facilities and dispensaries and have an ongoing Safety Policy Plan to assure sanitary production facilities. We implement a strict wellness policy that no team member attends work unless they are 100% well.

An Update from the MAPS Policy and Advocacy Team

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Paper – PDF: Time For A New Belgian Policy on Cannabis

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Graphic Designer for Youth Cannabis Education Campaign Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy Surrey, BC

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Nevada Approves Cannabis Business Insurance Policy

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The American Association of Insurance Services has expanded its Cannabis Businessowners Policy into Nevada , making it the third state to approve the insurance program, along with Colorado and California, according to a Property Casualty 360 report. Patrick McManamon, founder and chief executive officer of Cannasure Insurance Services, LLC, said that the policy “is focused primarily on retail exposures.” Cannabis Business Insurance Policy Approved in Nevada.

World Law Group Releases 2020 Global Cannabis Policy Report

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The post World Law Group Releases 2020 Global Cannabis Policy Report first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. We’ve seen various country chapters dotted around the web. Here’s the full guide as published. We are very pleased to announce the release of the … Read More.

Article: Uganda “policy towards cannabis is currently a haze of confusion”

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The post Article: Uganda “policy towards cannabis is currently a haze of confusion” first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. African Business reports on an industry caught in the middle most important election the country has held in a generation.… … Read More.

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publishes 2 Reports On Cannabis Policy

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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has released new two reports on cannabis policy The first looks at with the immigration implications of federal prohibition and … Read More.

Australia: Federal Govt – APS6 Policy Officer on a contract until June 2021.

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Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS6 Policy Officer on a contract until June 2021. The post Australia: Federal Govt – APS6 Policy Officer on a contract until June 2021.

NORML – National Drug Policy Reform Seminar

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THE PRICE – We’d really appreciate your support! Sign up to be a sustaining NORML member by chipping in 5, 10, 20 bucks or more … Read More. Webinars

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

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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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Australia: Senior Policy Officer, Office of Medicinal Cannabis Department of Health and Human Services Melbourne City Centre VIC

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VIDHI Centre For Legal Policy Article: The Case for Decriminalising Cannabis Use in India

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Anatomy of a Cannabis Insurance Policy: Exclusions

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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. First, I need to mention some truths that I believe are accurate in the insurance context, based upon my many years of interacting with business clients: Many business owners never read their policies. Many business owners never have anyone on their team read their policies.

Perkins Coie Adds NCIA Director of Public Policy Andrew J. Kline as Senior Counsel To Cannabis Practice

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The post Perkins Coie Adds NCIA Director of Public Policy Andrew J. Here’s what the firm’s website says. DENVER (January 12, 2021)—Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Kline has… Read More.

Policy Implications of Legalizing Cannabis Cultivation in Lebanon – Lebanese American University Presentation

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Cannabis Trade Federation Issues Update On Cannabis Policy Votes Around the Country

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Today has been a big day for cannabis policy reform! The post Cannabis Trade Federation Issues Update On Cannabis Policy Votes Around the Country first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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. Nine governors got an “A”, eight got an “F.”. Politics adult-use cannabis legalization medical marijuana