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Thousands Of Californians To Have Their Marijuana Convictions Dismissed

February 1, 2018
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Thousands Of Californians To Have Their Marijuana Convictions Dismissed

San Francisco city officials announced plans yesterday to begin reviewing and automatically expunging thousands of past marijuana possession convictions.

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Vermont Becomes the Ninth State to Legalize Adult Marijuana Possession and Personal Cultivation

January 22, 2018
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Vermont Becomes the Ninth State to Legalize Adult Marijuana Possession and Personal Cultivation

Republican Gov. Phil Scott has signed legislation (H. 511) into law legalizing the use and cultivation of marijuana by adults. Vermont is the ninth state to statutorily permit adults to possess marijuana for personal use, and it is the first state to enact these reforms via legislative action rather than by the passage of...

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Bipartisan Members Of Congress Speak Out Against AG Sessions

January 19, 2018
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Bipartisan Members Of Congress Speak Out Against AG Sessions

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) held a bipartisan special order on Wednesday, January 17th to address the implications surrounding Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind the Cole Memo. Simply put, a special order is a practice in congress where a member is able to speak on any topic they wish after the House of...

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Representatives Lieu and Amash Introduce Legislation Ending Funding For Marijuana Suppression

January 18, 2018
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Representatives Lieu and Amash Introduce Legislation Ending Funding For Marijuana Suppression

The measure restricts civil asset forfeiture funds from being used for the Drug Enforcement Agency’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication / Suppression Program. The bill would prohibit the transfer of property that would be used for cannabis eradication from a federal or state/local agency and ensures precious federal resources are not wasted on marijuana eradication.

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Pennsylvania Residents And NORML To Rally In Harrisburg For Marijuana Legalization

January 16, 2018
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Pennsylvania Residents And NORML To Rally In Harrisburg For Marijuana Legalization

Residents of the Keystone State will gather in Harrisburg on January 23, 2018 to speak with legislators about legalizing marijuana in an event co-sponsored by local NORML chapters, the ACLU-PA and the Keystone Cannabis Coalition.

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NORML Endorses SQ 788: Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Access Initiative

January 11, 2018
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NORML Endorses SQ 788: Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Access Initiative

Between now and June 26, representatives with the Vote Yes On 788 campaign will be traveling statewide and meeting face-to-face with voters. NORML will also be focusing its resources in the coming months to support these campaign efforts.

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Vermont Senate Approves Legalization of Marijuana Possession and Cultivation, Awaits Governor’s Signature

January 10, 2018
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Today, the Vermont state Senate approved a measure that would legalize the possession and limited home cultivation of marijuana. Under this legislation, H. 511, individuals 21 years of age or older would be able to possess up to one ounce of marijuana and cultivate a limited amount for personal use.

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New Hampshire House Votes to Legalize Marijuana Possession and Cultivation

January 9, 2018
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New Hampshire House Votes to Legalize Marijuana Possession and Cultivation

This morning, in a direct rebuke to the bluster coming from US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 207 to 139 in favor of a measure that would legalize the possession of up to 3/4 of an ounce of marijuana and the cultivation of 3 mature plants for adults...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions To Crackdown On State-Legal Marijuana

January 4, 2018
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions To Crackdown On State-Legal Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to rescind the Department of Justice’s policy towards state-legal marijuana.

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Talk About Marijuana At Christmas This Year

December 23, 2017
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Talk About Marijuana At Christmas This Year

From all of us at NORML to all of you, we hope you have a very, very green Christmas.

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