decriminalization

The Loss of an Activist, the Passing of a Friend, James Bell

The Loss of an Activist, the Passing of a Friend, James Bell

Georgia lost a key player in the reform of marijuana laws last Friday. James Bell was a part of the NORML movement in Georgia back in the 70s, and went on to form Georgia Campaign for Access, Reform, and Education (Georgia C.A.R.E.). James was dedicated, driven advocates/activist and will be sorely missed.

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Translating A Victory From Citywide to Statewide

Translating A Victory From Citywide to Statewide

Now, as NORML KC approaches it's chapter’s two-year anniversary at the end of August, they have a victory in hand and sights set statewide for access.

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Translating A Victory From Citywide to Statewide

Translating A Victory From Citywide to Statewide

Now, as NORML KC approaches it's chapter’s two-year anniversary at the end of August, they have a victory in hand and sights set statewide for access.

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Pennsylavania Cities Continue to Embrace Decriminalization of Marijuana

Pennsylavania Cities Continue to Embrace Decriminalization of Marijuana

After successfully working with local governments to pass marijuana decriminalization measures in Philadelphia, State College, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, marijuana advocates in Pennsylvania have set their sights on the City of York and several other municipalities.

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New Hampshire: Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Signed Into Law

New Hampshire: Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Signed Into Law

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed legislation today decriminalizing minor marijuana possession offenses.

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Vermont: House Blocks Marijuana Depenalization Bill From Further Consideration

Vermont: House Blocks Marijuana Depenalization Bill From Further Consideration

Members of the Vermont House of Representatives decided late last night to block a marijuana depenalization measure, H. 511, from further consideration this legislative session.

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Atlanta City Council Considers Decriminalization of Marijuana

Atlanta City Council Considers Decriminalization of Marijuana

With a City Council vote scheduled next Monday, Atlanta could join a growing list of cities around the country that have adopted a more pragmatic approach for dealing with marijuana-related offenses on the local level. Kansas City, Houston, Memphis, Nashville, Tampa, Orlando, Milwaukee, Monona, Toledo, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and several others have decriminalized the possession...

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New Hampshire: Decriminalization Passes Senate, Soon Heads To Governor To Sign

May 11, 2017
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New Hampshire: Decriminalization Passes Senate, Soon Heads To Governor To Sign

After years of stonewalling by former leadership, we commend lawmakers for finally correcting this injustice. Once law, Granite state residents will be one step closer to being able to truly 'Live Free’ and not just 'live free, but potentially be incarcerated.

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Texas: HB 2107 Stalls at the Deadline – A Letter from Texas NORML Executive Director

May 11, 2017
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Texas: HB 2107 Stalls at the Deadline – A Letter from Texas NORML Executive Director

It is important that we keep our lobbying efforts alive and sustain the work we are doing at the Capitol and across the state. There will be major opportunities in front of us that we must be ready to capitalize on. We learned a lot. We are carbon pressed to diamonds. We must continue...

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Vermont: Lawmakers Approve Measure Eliminating Penalties For The Adult Use Of Marijuana

Vermont: Lawmakers Approve Measure Eliminating Penalties For The Adult Use Of Marijuana

House and Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, Senate Bill 22, to eliminate criminal and civil penalties specific to the adult use and possession of marijuana. The measure amends state law so that the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis and/or the cultivation of up to two mature plants (and up...

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