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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...

Pennsylvania: Measure Pending to Reduce Marijuana Possession Penalties

Update: Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on May 8. Update: Members of the House Transportation Committee held a hearing for HB 928 on April 25. Legislation is pending to reduce minor marijuana possession penalties. Under current law, possession of up to 30...

Florida: Oppose Bill To Impose Presumptive THC Impairment Standards

Update: Action for HB 237 was indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration. Update: HB 237 was first read to the full House on Tuesday, March 7. HB 237 seeks to prohibit individuals from operating a motor vehicle if they have 5 or...
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It’s Time to Legalize America

By now you’ve no doubt heard the news – and it’s big! Late yesterday, the President signed a directive providing...
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