Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Politics

NORML Remembers Steve Fox

NORML regrets the passing of Steve Fox, a longtime marijuana policy advocate and strategist. Steve Fox spent the better part of the past two decades leading both statewide and federal policy reform efforts during his tenure at various organizations, including...

NORML Comments on Biden’s Pick for DEA Administrator

The Biden Administration has announced its intention to nominate Anne Milgram, who formerly served as New Jersey Attorney General, to the position of DEA Administrator. If confirmed, Milgram will be the first DEA Administrator to have been confirmed by the Senate...

Cannabis packaging becoming a bit of a burden

Canada has now had legal marijuana for about two and half years, and some of those high bars that were set in the beginning to get the bill passed are now being questioned. For instance, the huge amount of packaging...

New Mexico: Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization, Automatic Expungement Measures into Law

Earlier today, Democratic Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed two separate measures into law amending the state’s marijuana policies. The first measure (House Bill 2) legalizes and regulates marijuana possession, production, and sales for adults. The second measure (Senate Bill...

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/9/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! On Tuesday, a majority of the Virginia legislature concurred with Gov. Northam’s recommended changes to the adult use legalization bill on his desk. This means that beginning July 1, 2021,...

Delaware: Cannabis Activists Take on Corporate Marijuana, Patients Stage Boycott

Dover, DE – As the country moves forward with sweeping changes in cannabis policy reform, locals in Delaware are tangling with corporate, multi-state medical marijuana permit holders to pass a bill for full legalization.  Adult-use activists and registered medical patients...

Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana to Take Effect July 1, 2021

Following today’s legislative approval of Democratic Governor Ralph Northam’s amendments to Senate Bill 1406 and House Bill 2312, Virginia becomes the first southern state to legalize the possession and use of marijuana by adults.  Senate Bill 1406, introduced by Senator...

The state of weed stocks

What a rollercoaster year it’s been for our investing portfolio, huh? What began as a year where weed stocks such as Canopy Growth, Tilray, and Aphria exploded in popularity and probably made a few people lots of money if they...

California: Study Finds 100% of Marijuana Retailers Compliant with State’s Minimum Age Laws

Licensed cannabis retailers in California are vigorously enforcing rules prohibiting young people’s entry into their facilities if they fail to show proof of age, according to a study commissioned by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the University...

The potential of a Weed lounge boom

With the sudden and persistent wave of statewide marijuana legalizations happening across the country, a pervading question keeps coming up: where do we smoke all this weed? Massachusetts has been dealing with this problem, and now cannabis lounges are written...
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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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