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Oklahoma: #Republican Gov. Ken Stitt signed legislation into law clarifying regulations and patient protections specific to the use of medical #marijuana. https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/15/oklahoma-governor-signs-medical-marijuana-regulatory-measure/
Minor #marijuana possession offenders will no longer be criminally prosecuted in Hennepin County, Minnesota, according to a new policy announced by County Attorney Mike Freeman. https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/15/minnesota-attorney-for-states-largest-county-to-no-longer-criminally-prosecute-marijuana-possession-offenses/
RT @ozzyogkush: Yeah, so about that recent study erroneously claiming that heavy cannabis use causes psychoses https://truthout.org/articles/latest-science-debunks-claim-that-marijuana-significantly-harms-brain and…
NORML chapters from around the country are shifting their attention to protecting honest, hardworking marijuana consumers from antiquated, discriminatory workplace drug-testing practices, in particular the use of random, suspicionless urine testing. https://bit.ly/2RfpgG1
Thank you @repdonyoung for cosponsoring the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act! Click below to urge your Rep to support this important legislation today. #LegalizeAmerica https://bit.ly/2YhTND4
The rollout of the new leadership team of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus has been announced! Founded in 2017, the Caucus has been a pivotal element in our ability to build broad bipartisan support for #marijuana law reform legislation! https://bit.ly/2X0YNv7
Thank you @CarolynBMaloney for cosponsoring the Marijuana Justice Act! Click below to urge your Rep to support this important legislation today. #LegalizeAmerica https://bit.ly/2HHheQg
RT @WANORML: “... it is a leap and remains unsubstantiated to allege that cannabis exposure triggers a psychotic break in those non-predisp…
Following the lead of other major cities and counties in states that have legalized adult-use marijuana, local officials in #Colorado have announced plans to expunge past convictions of low-level #marijuana crimes from criminal records. https://bit.ly/2RIbye0
Similar to other areas of Colorado’s public education system that have benefited from #marijuana tax revenues, the state’s School Bullying Prevention and Education Grant Program (BPEG), is being funded by the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund. https://bit.ly/2QyHxZJ
Marijuana prohibition is an affront to personal freedom and a waste of time, energy & resources. Overall it's counterproductive. Click below to learn how you can help us set the record straight and end marijuana prohibition today! http://norml.org/marijuana/fact-sheets
RT @NWAwashington: Have you heard that cannabis causes psychosis? Reefer madness endures. Luckily @NORML has the cure. Science -fiction bus…
NORML Responds To Latest Cannabis and Psychosis Claims https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/20/norml-responds-to-latest-cannabis-and-psychosis-claims/
Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) has reintroduced H.R. 1647, the Veterans Equal Access Act, which expands medical cannabis access to eligible military veterans! @RepPerlmutter https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/14/the-veterans-equal-access-act-reintroduced/
New Mexico: State lawmakers have approved a series of bills reducing penalties for #marijuana possession offenses and strengthening and expanding legal protections for medical cannabis patients! https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/18/new-mexico-lawmakers-approve-marijuana-decriminalization-other-reform-bills/
New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance Important Marijuana Law Reform Bills https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/20/new-jersey-lawmakers-advance-important-marijuana-law-reform-bills/
Thank you @RepCohen for cosponsoring the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act! Click below to urge your Rep to support this important legislation today. #LegalizeAmerica https://bit.ly/2YhTND4
New York: The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), has been re-introduced this legislative session! The bill would legalize the adult possession, use, and regulated sale of marijuana. https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/18/new-york-the-marijuana-regulation-and-taxation-act-mrta/
In the first in what are anticipated to be multiple Congressional hearings to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of #marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee has scheduled to convene a markup on The Safe Banking Act next Tuesday! https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/19/marijuana-banking-bill-scheduled-for-committee-markup/
Thank you @janschakowsky for cosponsoring the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act! Click below to urge your Rep to support this important legislation today. #LegalizeAmerica https://bit.ly/2YhTND4
As the tentacles of the federal policy of cannabis prohibition run deep into nearly every sector of American public policy, a new voice emerged to call for clarity regarding state-legal cannabis marketplaces. https://bit.ly/2GORim5
Urinalysis testing for marijuana fails to prove impairment in the workplace or how recently marijuana was consumed. That's why the focus should be on impairment detection. It's time to end the discriminatory practice of workplace drug testing! https://bit.ly/2SCiif6
While almost half of all Democratic governors are now on record in support of regulating adult-use #marijuana, no Republican governors publicly advocate for this policy. This partisan divide is not similarly reflected among the American public. https://norml.org/us-governors
Thank you @RepDarrenSoto for cosponsoring the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act! Click below to urge your Rep to support this important legislation today. #LegalizeAmerica https://bit.ly/2YhTND4
The prohibition of #marijuana defies logic. The time for action is now! Email chapters@NORML.org to get involved with a NORML chapter near you!
Thank you @TulsiPress for sponsoring the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act! Click below to urge your Rep to support this important legislation today. #LegalizeAmerica https://bit.ly/2YhTND4
Thank you @RepBarbaraLee for sponsoring the Marijuana Justice Act! Click below to urge your Rep to support this important legislation today. #LegalizeAmerica https://norml.org/action-center/item/support-the-marijuana-justice-act
We fight to bring justice to the thousands of #Americans who have lost almost everything for a simple possession charge, and the families that have been ripped apart because a desperate mother tried to provide her child relief through medical marijuana. https://blog.norml.org/2016/01/28/life-as-a-marijuana-activist/
Texas: Lt Gov. Dan Patrick is strongly opposed to changing #marijuana laws and remains wary of expanding access to medical marijuana. Click below to urge Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to reconsider his position on this issue! #txlege #txmjpolicy #norml https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/ask-lt-gov-dan-patrick-to-support-sensible-marijuana-law-reform-2?source=direct_link&
🔥 @NORML had the pleasure of meeting @SnoopDogg at @ASDCulturePlus and discussing NORML's work to end marijuana prohibition and #LegalizeAmerica! Join the fight at http://norml.org/join #NORML #ASDShow
Marijuana Banking Bill Scheduled For Committee Markup https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/19/marijuana-banking-bill-scheduled-for-committee-markup/
In today’s hyper-partisan environment, few issues enjoy majority support among those on both the right and the left of the political spectrum. But voters’ support for #marijuana law reform is bucking this trend. https://www.watertowndailytimes.com/opinion04/paul-armentano-bipartisan-support-for-legalizing-marijuana-upends-politics-as-usual-20190209
“The federal government needs to de-schedule marijuana to allow states to better and more fully benefit from the economic growth engine that is the legal #marijuana industry.” via @DailyRepublic1 https://www.dailyrepublic.com/all-dr-news/solano-news/fairfield/states-legal-cannabis-industry-nears-2-5b-in-annual-sales/
Federal lawmakers have introduced The Marijuana Justice Act of 2019, to remove #marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and incentivize states to end the racially disparate criminalization of marijuana consumers. https://bit.ly/2TeIiN5
Texas: Lt Gov. Dan Patrick is strongly opposed to changing #marijuana laws and remains wary of expanding access to medical marijuana. Click below to urge Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to reconsider his position on this issue! #txlege #txmjpolicy #norml #texas https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/ask-lt-gov-dan-patrick-to-support-sensible-marijuana-law-reform-2?source=direct_link&
Starting a NORML chapter is the first step toward reforming #marijuana laws in your community! Email Chapters@NORML.org or visit http://norml.org/about/how-to-form-a-norml-chapter for more info!
Congressional lawmakers have introduced the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act to facilitate federally-sponsored clinical research into the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis among veterans. Click below to support this effort! https://bit.ly/2CNfktq
Oregon NORML In Partnership With The Oregon Justice League File “Legalization Justice Act of 2020” https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/19/oregon-norml-in-partnership-with-the-oregon-justice-league-file-legalization-justice-act-of-2020/
Allegations that the regulation of marijuana use and retail sales is responsible for an uptick in violent criminal activity, are not supported by the available evidence. In fact, studies typically show just the opposite to be true. https://bit.ly/2E8fFr4
Study: Investigators reported that nearly 70 percent of respondents said they substituted marijuana for prescription drugs like opioids. 45 percent acknowledged substituting cannabis for alcohol and 31 percent said they used marijuana in place of tobacco. https://bit.ly/2WSj1XG
They must be held accountable for what they did. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/03/19/grateful-dead-fan-was-crushed-by-bulldozer-during-police-chase-over-ten-pot-plants-now-his-family-is-suing/?utm_term=.9e99128a01af
RT @freedomisgreen: social use #marijuana lounge now open in Philly's Kensington section - via @SamWoodIII @PhillyInquirer w quotes from @…
The relationship between cannabis and opioid use is among of the best-documented aspects of marijuana policy. In short, the science demonstrates that #marijuana is a relatively safe and effective pain reliever. https://bit.ly/2DEgpnP
Congressional lawmakers recently introduced the Marijuana Justice Act to remove #marijuana from the list of controlled substances, thus legalizing it on the federal level. via @RollingStone https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/marijuana-legalization-law-reintroduced-congress-801404/?fbclid=IwAR2CT9lDCTe3YYGLxUGuI23nTL320KSEgDY65DXwSE7iFJELaJubvc33DPI
America’s legal cannabis industry now employs over 200,000 full-time workers, according to data compiled by Whitney Economics and the online content provider http://Leafly.com. https://blog.norml.org/2019/03/05/report-legal-marijuana-industry-employs-over-200000-full-time-workers/
RT @tomangell: “Cannabis prohibition was built on lies and racism and has resulted in literally hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians suf…
“When it comes to legalizing marijuana, many of the current and potential 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are eager to show they are cool with cannabis.” via @NewTorkTimes https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/03/06/us/politics/06reuters-usa-election-marijuana.html
Starting a NORML chapter is the first step toward reforming #marijuana laws in your community! Email Chapters@NORML.org or visit http://norml.org/about/how-to-form-a-norml-chapter for more info
Marijuana prohibition is an affront to personal #freedom and a waste of time, energy & resources. Overall it's counterproductive. #America can do better. Click below to urge your representatives to support the Ending Federal #Marijuana Prohibition Act! https://norml.org/action-center/item/federal-bipartisan-bill-to-end-federal-marijuana-prohibition
The majority of Americans support regulating the adult-use of #marijuana because it stimulates economic growth and saves lives! Click below to urge your members of #Congress to support the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act! https://bit.ly/2FKd2iu
 
 
 
 
 
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