Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Medical Marijuana

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/2/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This was a HUGE week for marijuana. New York became the 16th state to legalize marijuana for all adults. Virginia and New Mexico are likely to join this growing list...

What’s the deal with Weed withdrawal?

Us in the cannabis industry tend to take a laissez-faire approach to the liberation of this plant, but sometimes it’s necessary to get down in the dirt and really see if there are any side effects of frequent use...

IT’S OFFICIAL: Governor Signs New York Marijuana Legalization into Law

Albany, NY – In response to Governor Cuomo signing marijuana legalization into law, following the New York State Legislature’s overwhelmingly approval of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (S.854-A/A.1248-A) last night, Melissa Moore, New York State Director of the...

Virginia: Governor Approves Expedited July 1 Enactment Date for Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization

Democratic Governor Ralph Northam announced amendments today to legislation (Senate Bill 1406 | House Bill 2312) establishing a statutory timeline for the legalization of marijuana possession, use, cultivation, and retail sales. Governor Northam recommended that provisions in the legislation...

VICTORY: DPA Hails Historic Passage of Marijuana Legalization in New York

Marijuana Prohibition is Ending in New York as the State Becomes a National Leader for Reform ...

Texas: Survey Finds That 61 Percent of Self-Identified Medical Cannabis Consumers Report Substituting It for Prescription Drugs

Over 60 percent of patients in Texas who self-identify as medical marijuana consumers report that they have used it to replace prescription medications, according to survey data compiled by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Nearly 2,900 people participated...

Virginia: Governor Approves Employment Protection Bill

Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed House Bill 1862 into law, which provides employment protections for state-registered medical cannabis patients. The new law prohibits employers from discharging, disciplining, or otherwise discriminating against employees for their lawful use of medical...

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/26/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! At the federal level, the SAFE Banking Act was reintroduced this week by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Steve Daines (R-MT), along with 27 other members of the Upper Chamber....

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Calls for a Special Session to Pass Cannabis Legalization

New Mexicans Have Another Chance to Make Sure Equity and Justice are Center to the Legislation ...

So what’s in this New York legal marijuana bill?

The big news today is that a bill to legalize marijuana in New York has finally been crafted. Here are the bits that you need to know (via NYT): Creates “consumption sites” where marijuana can be smoked legally, but not alcohol. Allows...
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Some videos to enjoy while high today

Happy 4/20!! In honor of today's highness, here are a few videos to watch, all of them catered for joy...
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