Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill

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Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, along with Senators Bernie Sanders, Tim Kaine, and Tammy Duckworth, on Wednesday introduced legislation, the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and to provide funding for the expungement of criminal records for those with past marijuana convictions. “The time to decriminalize […]

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds | NORML

ATLANTA, GA — Cannabis exposure during pregnancy is not independently associated with lower birthweight among infants, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assessed the relationship between maternal marijuana exposure and birthweight. They reported that infants, on average, weighed no less than controls after […]

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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails

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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails | Kate Zawidzki

On the evening of June 27, the Delaware House of Representatives voted 21-15 (with five not voting) to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults. This was only the third time that the majority of a state legislative chamber voted to legalize and regulate marijuana. Unfortunately, however, a majority was not enough. A three-fifths supermajority […]

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Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop 215

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Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop 215 | Phillip Smith

One of the reddest of red states went green on Tuesday, when voters in Oklahoma approved a remarkably progressive medical marijuana initiative by a healthy margin of 56% to 43%. The initiative, State Question 778, allows registered patients to possess up to three ounces of marijuana anywhere and up to eight ounces at home. Patients also […]

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Oklahoma Voters Decide in Favor of Statewide Medical Marijuana Law

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A majority of Oklahomans voted on Tuesday to enact State Question 788 — a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to those patients who will benefit from it. Oklahoma is now the 31st state to legalize and regulate the use of medical cannabis under state law. “Public […]

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Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018

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Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018 | Phillip Smith

With final approval by the Senate Tuesday night, the Canadian parliament has legalized marijuana. That makes Canada the second country to legalize marijuana (after Uruguay), with what will be the world’s second-largest legal marijuana market (after California). Canada also becomes the first G7 country to free the weed. While nine US states and the District […]

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Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan

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Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan | NORML

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma voters will decide on Tuesday on State Question 788 – a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients. Under the proposed plan, licensed medical marijuana patients may cultivate up to six mature plants, and may possess personal use quantities of marijuana flowers, edibles, or infused concentrates. Republican […]

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Canada Becomes Second Country to End Marijuana Prohibition; Regulated Adult Sales to Begin Later This Year

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Canada Becomes Second Country to End Marijuana Prohibition; Regulated Adult Sales to Begin Later This Year | Marijuana Policy Project

OTTAWA, ON — A bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use in Canada received final approval from lawmakers Tuesday and will now be sent to the governor general for royal assent. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet will choose the specific date on which the law will take effect, and legal sales […]

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report | Marijuana Policy Project

DENVER — A new federal report shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado have still not increased since voters decided to end marijuana prohibition in 2012 and start regulating it similarly to alcohol for adult use. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found 19.6 percent […]

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Canada Becomes Second Country in the World – and First G-20 Nation – to Legalize Marijuana

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Canada Becomes Second Country in the World – and First G-20 Nation – to Legalize Marijuana | Drug Policy Alliance

Last night, the Canadian Senate approved The Cannabis Act, making Canada the second country in the world to legally regulate all aspects of the marijuana market – including production, sale and consumption – following Uruguay’s historic move to do so in 2013. The bill has already passed the House of Commons and has the support of Prime […]

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