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Posted: 2020-07-02 22:45:16
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“APD will no longer cite or arrest individuals with sufficient identification for Class A or Class B misdemeanor ‘possession of marijuana’ offenses." The post Texas: Austin Police to Cease...
Posted: 2020-07-02 17:18:12
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Activists gathered at the state capitol in Lincoln to turn in over 182,000 signatures from registered voters in an effort to qualify a medical cannabis legalization measure for the 2020 ballot....
Posted: 2020-07-02 15:54:01
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"Marijuana charges do little to promote public health, and even less to promote public safety." The post Nashville: District Attorney Ceasing Low-Level Marijuana Prosecutions appeared first on...
Posted: 2020-07-01 21:49:53
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Arizona: Marijuana Legalization Proponents Turn In Nearly Twice The Signatures Required to Qualify for 2020 Ballot
The Act permits those 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis sales to fund various public education and safety programs. The post Arizona:...
Posted: 2020-07-01 20:49:08
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Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies
Members of the Ohio senate advanced a measure expanding the state’s long-standing decriminalization policies. The post Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization...
Posted: 2020-06-30 01:44:40
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Colorado: Legislation Signed into Law Providing Governor Expanded Authority to Pardon Marijuana Offenders
Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation into law which provides the office with expanded powers to pardon those with past marijuana convictions. The post Colorado: Legislation Signed into...
Posted: 2020-06-29 20:39:12
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Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1
Legislation passed this spring decriminalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and seals the records of past convictions from public view. The post Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization...
Posted: 2020-06-26 14:48:44
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A Founder Looks at 50: The Early Legalization Movement – From LeMar to Amorphia to NORML
That enormous challenge of reversing marijuana prohibition would not have been possible without the earlier work of LeMar, Amorphia and those pot-head jazz musicians and hip poets. The post A...
Posted: 2020-06-25 18:02:42
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NORML Remembers Dr. Lester Grinspoon
Dr. Grinspoon's extraordinary personal commitment to advancing both marijuana policy and the NORML organization demonstrated his deeply held belief that we all have an obligation to fight injustice...
Posted: 2020-06-24 15:33:24
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Gallup: Seven in Ten Americans Say That “Smoking Marijuana” Is Morally Acceptable
Seven in ten Americans say that it is morally permissible for adults to “smoke marijuana,” regardless of the plant’s legal status, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Gallup. The...