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Historic: Decriminalization is Scheduled to Be Heard on the Texas House Floor

Historic: Decriminalization is Scheduled to Be Heard on the Texas House Floor

HB 81, to decriminalize marijuana from jail time to a simple ticket, will be heard by the full Texas House.

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Nevada: Retail Marijuana Sales To Begin This July

Nevada: Retail Marijuana Sales To Begin This July

Members of the Nevada Tax Commission voted 6 to 1 on Monday to license select medical dispensaries to engage in retail sales of non-medical cannabis. Dispensaries in good standing with the state will be able to apply for "early start" licenses on May 15. Those facilities who are approved by state regulators will be...

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Washington: Support For Marijuana Policy Reform Surges Post-Legalization

Washington: Support For Marijuana Policy Reform Surges Post-Legalization

Public support for marijuana legalization has surged in Washington state in the years following the enactment of legislation permitting the commercial production and retail sale of the plant.

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Weekly Legislative Update 5/6/17

Weekly Legislative Update 5/6/17

Here are the bills from around the country that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check http://norml.org/act for legislation pending in your state.

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Congress’ 2017 Budget Plan Reauthorizes Protections For State Medical Cannabis Programs

Congress’ 2017 Budget Plan Reauthorizes Protections For State Medical Cannabis Programs

Spending legislation approved in the past 24 hours by members of the US House and Senate reauthorizes language protecting state-sanctioned medical marijuana and industrial hemp programs through this fall.

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Impactful and Heartfelt Hearing Creates Historic Support for Texas Medical Cannabis Bill

May 4, 2017
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Impactful and Heartfelt Hearing Creates Historic Support for Texas Medical Cannabis Bill

Late in the evening on Tuesday, May 2nd, the House Public Health Committee held a hearing for HB 2107 which would make the Compassionate Use Program more inclusive for patients with debilitating medical conditions. Many patients stayed late into the evening to provide powerful and emotional testimony. After a powerful hearing with targeted testimony,...

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Study: Cannabis Often Substituted For Prescription Medications

Study: Cannabis Often Substituted For Prescription Medications

Just under half of respondents (46 percent) reported using cannabis in place of prescription medications. Respondents were most likely to use cannabis in lieu of narcotics/opioids (36 percent), anxiolytics/benzodiazepenes (14 percent), and antidepressants (13 percent).

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Pushback on drugged driving hysteria from… MADD?

May 2, 2017
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Pushback on drugged driving hysteria from… MADD?

Study on drug-impaired driving gets pushback — from other safety advocates

A week after a report suggesting that drug-impaired driving is moving to the fore of concerns in traffic safety, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) jumped in Monday to express concern that the report could lead the public to believe the country has turned...

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Grassroots Activism Fuels Marijuana Law Reforms in the Lone Star State

Grassroots Activism Fuels Marijuana Law Reforms in the Lone Star State

Grassroots activists across the Lone Star State mobilize in support of HB 2107. If passed, HB 2107 would make the Compassionate Use Program more inclusive for Texas patients with debilitating medical conditions. Supporters are encouraged to contact their representatives today!

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Legalization Takes the Stage in Major Congressional Race

Legalization Takes the Stage in Major Congressional Race

Candidates for the highly contested and closely watched Montana At-Large Congressional Special Election discuss marijuana legalization.

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Congressional Protections For Legal State Medical Marijuana Programs Expected To Be Extended

Congressional Protections For Legal State Medical Marijuana Programs Expected To Be Extended

The decision to reauthorize the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment language illustrates both compassion and common sense when it comes to marijuana policy. Now, the majority of states and over 90 percent of the public approves of the use of marijuana as a medicine and Congress should not stand in the way of these reforms.

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Odds and Ends

May 1, 2017
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Odds and Ends

A few things I’ve found interesting recently…

Canada will legalize pot, after arresting a bunch of people for pot offences first: Why? Our ministers can’t really explain by Neil MacDonald

Why the government cannot simply decide to invoke prosecutorial and police discretion, and cease enforcing the cannabis laws it considers unjust, was not explained....

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