Pardon

August 26, 2017
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Pardon

Remember how we gave President Obama such a hard time about delaying on giving pardons to so many people who had received such harsh sentences for non-violent drug crimes? And how it wasn’t until the end of his second term that he really stepped up the pardons?

Well, President Trump isn’t waiting. According to...

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American Legion Resolves In Support Of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medicinal Cannabis

American Legion Resolves In Support Of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medicinal Cannabis

The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, has adopted a resolution calling on federal officials to expand veterans’ access to medical marijuana.

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Medical Marijuana Protections Offered Again, But Will They Receive A Vote?

Medical Marijuana Protections Offered Again, But Will They Receive A Vote?

This week, Representatives Dana Rohrabacher, Earl Blumenauer, and allies in the House of Representatives have again offered the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment to protect lawful state medical marijuana programs from the federal government. Now, Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions may deny the democratic process and not allow the amendment to be considered for a full vote...

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Oakland’s Marijuana Equity Permit Program

August 24, 2017
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Oakland’s Marijuana Equity Permit Program

In March of this year, Oakland City Council implemented the Equity Permit Program for marijuana businesses. This program is designed to address the past disparities in the cannabis industry by giving priority to the victims of the war on drugs and minimizing barriers of entry into the industry.

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WA NORML: 2017 State of the Session Report

WA NORML: 2017 State of the Session Report

Read the full legislative report-back from Washington State NORML's Legislative Associate Bailey Hirschburg

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WA NORML: 2017 State of the Session Report

WA NORML: 2017 State of the Session Report

Read the full legislative report-back from Washington State NORML's Legislative Associate Bailey Hirschburg

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson Spreads Marijuana Myths

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Spreads Marijuana Myths

Giving remarks to the Native American Housing Association, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson strayed into the marijuana reform debate. Unfortunately, the doctor did not know his facts.

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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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Court Case Highlights Need For Continued Federal Protections

Court Case Highlights Need For Continued Federal Protections

Last week, a US District Court blocked federal prosecutors from continuing a case against a medical marijuana cultivation company as a result of the current, albeit limited, congressional protections from the Department of Justice.

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Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017

August 16, 2017
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Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017

The Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2017 amends the federal law to facilitate clinical investigations involving the use of cannabis and cannabis-derived products.

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Washington State Responds To Attorney General Sessions’ Veiled Threats

Washington State Responds To Attorney General Sessions’ Veiled Threats

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson responded to a July 24 letter from US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in which Sessions' made multiple allegations all based on a single misleading 2016 report.

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