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Nearly a Quarter of Senate Members Send Bipartisan Letter Urging Congressional Leadership to Keep SAFE Banking in Pending Legislative Package

A bipartisan group of 24 Senators stood up for public safety and for greater economic opportunities for legal cannabis businesses by sending a letter to leadership in both chambers of Congress asking them to include cannabis banking reform language...

Man Sells Weed Out of a Vending Machine, Makes $2k a day

Here’s some ingenuity in the weed industry. Despite, or perhaps due to, working on the illicit side of things. A local Detroit news station reports that a man’s house was raided after getting a tip that he was selling weed...

Maine: Various Marijuana Bills Become Law Absent Gov. Mills’ Signature

Several marijuana-related bills became law this week absent the signature of Democratic Gov. Janet Mills. The first bill, LD 1827, authorizes licensed marijuana retailers to provide for home deliveries to those age 21 or older. Under the law, retailers may...

State Policy Weekly Update 4/22/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative advancement in Alaska, California, Ohio, Missouri, New Hampshire, and in several other states.  Alaska HB 246 seals the records of those with low-level convictions from nine certain types of criminal history background checks. People with otherwise clean...

Questions Answered About Marijuana Sales In New Jersey

Lines are forming across the state of New Jersey to get some fresh bud, legally. But there are some questions that need to be answered, and lots of uncertainty around them. So here’s a list of a few. There are 13...

Earth’s Carbon Dioxide Concentration Hits Record 420PPM on 4/20

The Earth’s carbon dioxide concentration has just hit 420 PPM on 4/20. This unprecedented carbon dioxide concentration is the highest average reading in over 3 million years. Many activists, scientists, and journalists have stated their concern for the Earth’s...

Elevate Your 4/20 with NORML

While April 20th is synonymous with celebrating marijuana’s cultural status, NORML is calling on all legalization supporters to turn this high holiday into a week of action. Whether online or in-person, NORML resources empower you to take your advocacy...

State Policy Weekly Update 4/15/2022

This week’s update highlights important advancements of legislation in Maryland, New Hampshire, and Delaware, and additional important movements in Pennsylvania, Maine, Illinois and other states.  Pennsylvania NORML opposes SB749​, which will make it easier for employees in “safety sensitive” occupations to...

Labatt to Stop Production of CBD Beverages in Canada

One of the largest beer producers in Canada is halting the production of their non-alcoholic CBD beverage. Labatt Breweries announced a few weeks ago that their drink company, Fluent Beverages, is being shut down in Canada. Fluent Beverages was...

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana, Expunging Past Convictions, and Allowing Banks to Work with Cannabis Businesses

Most Americans favor the enactment of a broad array of legal reforms specific to marijuana policy, according to nationwide polling data provided by YouGov.com. Specifically, six-in-ten Americans say that “marijuana should be made legal in the United States.” Majorities of...
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State Policy Weekly Update 5/20/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative developments in Delaware, Rhode Island, Louisiana and Massachusetts!  California  AB 2188, which protects the employment rights...
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