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New Jersey Governor Commits to Legalization

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy reiterated his commitment to voters in his budget yesterday, which states that: “New Jersey will join other progressive states such as California, Massachusetts, Washington, and Colorado by legalizing, regulating, and taxing marijuana,” by January 1, 2019. In his speech, he also refuted claims by opponents that decriminalization alone would address … Continue reading New Jersey Governor Commits to Legalization

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N.H. House Committee Tries to Crush Legalization Hopes

The New Hampshire House Ways and Means Committee is attempting to abuse its power by recommending that the House kill the marijuana legalization bill. If the House agrees to the committee’s motion of “interim study” when HB 656 reaches the floor next week, the bill will be dead for the year. As a reminder, the … Continue reading N.H. House Committee Tries to Crush Legalization Hopes

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Maine: Marijuana Moratorium Measure Expires

Emergency legislation enacted in January 2017 to delay the implementation of several provisions of Question 1: The Marijuana Legalization Act expired today. Proposed legislation in Maine's House of Representatives to extend the moratorium until May 1, 2018 failed by a vote of 81 to 65.

Study: Marijuana Smoke Exposure Not Linked To Poor Lung Health

Long-term exposure to cannabis smoke is not associated with adverse effects on pulmonary function, according to clinical data published in the journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases.

First Hand, “First-Timer” Lobby Day Recap

If you have ever considered joining the marijuana movement, but don’t think you know enough to contribute effectively or even where to begin, never fear!

Arguably The Individual Most Responsible For The Rise Of The Medical Marijuana Movement In California, And Eventually Nationwide, Passed Away This Weekend

The individual most responsible for the medical marijuana movement in CA, and eventually in more than 30 states across this country, was San Francisco gay rights and marijuana advocate Dennis Peron, who died this past weekend from lung cancer at age 71.

Oregon: Legislation Pending To Permit Social Use

Update: SB 307 was referred to committee upon adjournment on July 7th. Update: SB 307 had it's most recent public hearing on May 30th.  Legislation has been introduced, SB 307 to create a regulatory framework which would allow adults to consume marijuana in...

Atlanta: Support Pending Decriminalization Ordinance

Subject: Your Letter: I'm writing to urge you to support a proposed municipal ordinance to amend marijuana possession penalties. This ordinance seeks to provide local police the discretion to cite and fine minor marijuana possession offenders. Annually, over 30,000 Georgians...

Atlanta: Support Pending Decriminalization Ordinance

Subject: Your Letter: I'm writing to urge you to support a proposed municipal ordinance to amend marijuana possession penalties. This ordinance seeks to provide local police the discretion to cite and fine minor marijuana possession offenders. Annually, over 30,000 Georgians...
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