It’s been three years and counting but President Trump is once again threatening to derail the progress we’ve made in reforming marijuana laws across this country. The latest offense is his recently released 2021 federal budget proposes slashing all legal protection for state medical marijuana programs and potentially jeopardizing the patients that rely on them.
“Long overdue progress is finally being made in the General Assembly thanks to many years of dedicated advocacy by Virginia NORML members.”
“These findings suggest that medical marijuana can allow workers to better manage symptoms associated with workplace injuries and illnesses and, in turn, reduce need for workers’ compensation.”
Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Members of the Las Cruces, New Mexico City Council approved a resolution supporting statewide marijuana legalization, as the legislature considers proposals to regulate the substance in the state. Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Don’t forget to sign up for our email list, and we will keep you posted as these bills and more move through your home state legislature and U.S. Congress. Your Highness, Carly Actions to Take Connecticut Governor Lamont outlined funds within his 2021 budget proposal to prepare for the legalization and regulation of adult use marijuana in the state. The…
Senate-backed legislation to regulate retail sales of marijuana to adults continues to advance in Vermont.
“[This vote] marks the first time the House Courts of Justice Committee has approved a decriminalization bill.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo has included a plan to “regulate, restrict, and control” the responsible adult use of cannabis in New York, known as the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act
Under the new law, those age 18 or older may possess up to 50 grams of cannabis and cultivate up to four plants per household without penalty.
Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!
Proponents of cannabis reform in Kentucky had an opportunity to have their voices heard in Frankfort on January 22nd and 23rd during the 2-day 2020 Advocacy Days event.