1/21/22 – State Policy Update

NORML

The post 1/21/22 – State Policy Update appeared first on NORML. Here is NORML’s weekly update on pending state legislation with helpful links to action alerts. ACTIVISM decriminalization depenalization equity expungement legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeAction

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State Policy Update (1/14/2022)

NORML

The post State Policy Update (1/14/2022) appeared first on NORML. Here is NORML’s weekly update on pending state legislation in Wisconsin, West Virginia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Kentucky, Indiana, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Alaska.

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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. Updates on filed and moving legislation over the last week. ACTIVISM decriminalization legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana TakeAction

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Longtime Cannabis Policy Expert Morgan Fox Hired to Oversee NORML’s Federal Advocacy Efforts

NORML

"I look forward to working closely with Congress and our allies to continue the efforts to end prohibition, repair the harms it has caused, and enact new policies centered on science, safety, and justice," Fox said. ACTIVISM federal policy Morgan Fox political director

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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Upcoming Congressional Vote House On Marijuana Policy

NORML

The post Upcoming Congressional Vote House On Marijuana Policy appeared first on 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.

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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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NORML Live: Federal Policy Discussion 8/30/2021

NORML

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. . The post NORML Live: Federal Policy Discussion 8/30/2021 appeared first on NORML.

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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. 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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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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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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Manager, Government Affairs and Policy 

Cannabis Law Report

Manager, Government Affairs and Policy – ( 2200008X ). Please include the position title in the subject line: CCC – Manager, Government Affairs and Policy. Description. PURPOSE OF THE JOB.

Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies

NORML

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.

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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Shaleen Title speaks on confidence, the drug policy movement, and her journey in the cannabis industry

Leafly

Shaleen Title's drug policy activism and dedication to cannabis justice grew from the student level to the state level to the national stage. The post Shaleen Title speaks on confidence, the drug policy movement, and her journey in the cannabis industry appeared first on Leafly.

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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When Charging Forward into Adult-Use Policy, Please Don’t Leave Patients Behind!

Americans for Safe Access

As states continue to update laws regarding adult-use, it is imperative that they continue to prioritize policies that affect patients

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What Is the MORE Act, and How Could It Change Marijuana Policy Forever?

NORML

Justin Strekal: It’s important to remember that none of the states that have reformed their cannabis policies — whether medical or adult-use — were predicated on if Congress decides to move marijuana to Schedule II or III or IV. These states have been operating in clear defiance of federal policy, and the only way to protect the existing marketplaces is to outright remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and regulate it as its own substance.

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Reason Foundation: Policy Brief – Does Legalizing Marijuana Reduce Crime?

Cannabis Law Report

Global Advocacy & Policy Global ForumHere’s the summary. 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.

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.

Cannabis Student Organizations 1: Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Cannabis Life Network

One of those is the Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy or CSSDP.* […]. The post Cannabis Student Organizations 1: Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

Policy Document: Legalise Cannabis Western Australia

Cannabis Law Report

For reference here is their policy document Legalise Cannabis Western Australia Party Policy We only have one Policy. The post Policy Document: Legalise Cannabis Western Australia first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

APS5 Policy Officer – Canberra ACT

Cannabis Law Report

15th March, 2021 REF# 700690 Close Date: 18th March 2021 Contract Length: ASAP Start 3-months contract until 30th June 2021… Read More. Cannabis Employment: Professional Positions & News

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

Leafly

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?

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Overview of LPP Policy Initiatives

Cannabis Law Report

Overview of LPP Policy Initiatives. The Last Prisoner Project’s policy team will be exploring the philosophy behind our legislative advocacy efforts, our team’s high-level policy priorities, and our current policy goals—and challenges—on the local, state and federal levels.

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. Likewise, a zero-tolerance marijuana policy may no longer be viable under state legalization laws. 20 January 2022. by Todd A.

Policy Analyst Manitoba Government

Cannabis Law Report

The post Policy Analyst Manitoba Government first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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.

2021 Global Drug Policy Index Published

Cannabis Law Report

What ids the Global Drug Policy Index? The Global Drug Policy Index is a unique accountability tool that documents, measures and compares national-level drug policies. Governments can use the Index to track progress towards aligning their drug policies with UN standards.

Policy Analysis Paper: Medicinal cannabis and driving: the intersection of health and road safety policy

Cannabis Law Report

Here we undertake an analysis of this policy issue based on a case study of the introduction of medicinal cannabis in Australia. Global Advocacy & Policy Global ForumAbstract. Background.

Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

NORML

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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Policy Advisor (Legislative Assistant) County of San Diego CA

Cannabis Law Report

The Office of Vice Chair Nora Vargas, San Diego County Supervisor, District 1, is seeking an experienced Policy Advisor. The ideal candidate has an understanding and interest in politics, policy and advocacy on the local, state, and national level. Full Job Description. Nora Vargas.

Talking Dugs Article: The Jacarezinho Massacre and Lethal Drug Policy Enforcement in Brazil

Cannabis Law Report

Global Advocacy & Policy Global ForumIt’s a Rio de Janeiro classic. Officers of the civil, military or army police make an incursion into a favela.… … Read More.

Federal policy kills buzz for advertising pot

Cannabis Chronicles

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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Paper: American Edibles: How Cannabis Regulatory Policy Rehashes Prohibitionist Fears and What to do About It

Cannabis Law Report

American Edibles: How Cannabis Regulatory Policy Rehashes Prohibitionist Fears and What to do About It Source: Seattle University Law Review,… Read More. Global Advocacy & Policy Global Forum

Cannabis Policy Expert Morgan Fox Hired To Oversee NORML’s Federal Advocacy Efforts

Cannabis Law Report

Morgan Fox has worked professionally as a cannabis policy reform advocate since 2008, and he has been directly involved in dozens of state ballot initiative campaigns to establish medical and adult-use cannabis programs, among other successful campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels.