Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Politics

Connecticut: Adult Use Marijuana Regulatory Bills Filed In House and Senate

Update: Lawmakers are not anticipated to vote on any legalization bills this legislative session, though advocates remain hopeful that the issue will be raised during future budget negotiations. Update: SB 11 had a hearing on March 22. Update: Rep. Melissa Ziobron,...

Gov. Asks “Why Do We Need Medical Marijuana?” Here’s Why:

  Update: On Tuesday, February 28, a special committee -- the 17-member Committee on Marijuana Legalization Implementation -- charged with facilitating Maine’s transition into a legal marijuana marketplace will hold a meeting to hear public comments on the process as...

VP-Elect Pence: Where will the new administration take cannabis policy?

After the 2016 Presidential campaign dust has settled, Michigan NORML had a distrubing thought: with their states electoral votes as well as the White House going to Donald Trump and Governor Mike Pence, what will happen to the good...

Texas: Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Legislation Introduced

Update: The Texas House of Representatives Calendar Committee refused to schedule a vote for HR 2107 and it will not recieve any futher consideration this session. Watch the video from the bills sponsors, State Representatives Eddie Lucio III and...

Massachusetts: Reject Tax Hike — No More Changes to Question 4

You have spoken. Are your elected officials listening? On Election Day, 54 percent of voters decided in favor of Question 4: The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act – permitting adults to legally grow and to possess marijuana for personal...

Urge Your Senator To Oppose Jeff Sessions For US Attorney General

Senate lawmakers are only days away from taking a vote that may have a drastic impact on the future of marijuana policy. Sessions recently was questioned by the Senate Judiciary Committee and during his confirmation hearing, he failed to give...

Texas: Lawmakers Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation

Update: The Texas Statehouse ended their session without holding a vote on HB 81. You can read Texas NORML's Executive Directors statement on it HERE.  Update: HB 81 is scheduled for a vote by the full House on May 11.  Update:...

Delaware: Legalization Bill Tabled, Lawmakers Form Task Force

Update: The 2017 legislative session came to a close with lawmakers taking no further action on HB 110. However, legislators did approve a resolution establishing a task force to study marijuana legalization and make recommendations to the legislature by...

Federal: Protect Lawful Medical Marijuana Programs

Update: House and Senate lawmakers have signed off on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 to fund the federal government through September 30, 2017. The measure reauthorizes and updates the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, as well as a similarly worded amendment...
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