Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Politics

Connecticut: Governor Announces Intent to Expunge 40,000+ Marijuana-Related Convictions

Over 40,000 residents with marijuana-related convictions will have their records either fully or partially expunged on January 1, 2023, according to an announcement made earlier today by Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont. “On January 1, thousands of people in Connecticut will...

Report Showing Concerns over High THC Weed was Leaked

A scientific report from Washington detailing concerns about high potency marijuana was expected to come out at the end of this month, but Cannabis Observer got their hands on it before then. Within the report, some policy suggestions are made...

NORML Report Highlights Citywide Policies Depenalizing Marijuana Law Enforcement

While much attention has been given in recent years to successful statewide efforts legalizing marijuana, far less attention has been paid to the adoption of local marijuana-related policy reforms. Advocacy for policy changes at the local and municipal levels remains...

Illegal Weed Shops In NYC Selling Marijuana Containing E.Coli, Lead, and Salmonella

Just in, if you are buying illegal marijuana in New York City, be careful where you buy it. Some cannabis in NYC bodegas have tested positive for E.coli, Salmonella, and lead. Roughly 40% of products purchased from 20 illicit...

Rats keep eating all the seized marijuana in India

When the police of Mathura in India were asked to provide about 850 pounds of marijuana as evidence for a case in the Uttar Pradesh state, they came back empty handed and blamed it on the rats. “There’s a rat...

Poll: Nearly Three in Four Likely Voters Support “Ending the Federal Ban” on Marijuana, Other Federal Reforms

Seventy-four percent of likely voters say that they “support ending the federal ban on marijuana,” according to national polling data provided by the progressive-leaning think tank Data for Progress. Eighty-five percent of Democrats, along with 74 percent of Independents...

Ireland Is Introducing A Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Ireland is the next country in Europe to work towards legalization of marijuana. Recently, the countries government introduced a bill to legalize recreational cannabis. The Irish parliament will begin discussing a bill introduced by the People Before Profit MP...

On Giving Tuesday, Pledge to Legalize It

Giving Tuesday is the largest global giving day of the year and NORML is excited to be a part of this worldwide event! We’ve set a goal this year to raise $10,000. We’ll need your help to meet this...

We’re Thankful for You in 2022

Before we all gather together to enjoy Thanksgiving, we wanted to send you a note of appreciation. As we approach the conclusion of 2022, it’s apparent that we have so much to be thankful for. Most of all, we...

New York Issues First Cannabis Dispensary Licenses

New York has begun issuing the first licenses for legal marijuana dispensaries around the state. According to multiple news sources around the area, 36 different dispensary licenses were issued Monday. This signifies a monumental step in legal marijuana for...
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Connecticut: Governor Announces Intent to Expunge 40,000+ Marijuana-Related Convictions

Over 40,000 residents with marijuana-related convictions will have their records either fully or partially expunged on January 1, 2023,...
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