Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans

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Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans | Justin Strekal

Lawmakers have removed language from pending federal legislation that sought to facilitate veterans’ access to medical cannabis in jurisdictions that regulate it. The decision to strip out the Veterans Equal Access Amendment flies in the face of the horrific medical realities that our nation’s heroes who are desperate to mitigate. This move thwarts the will of the […]

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Veterans-Focused Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in US Senate

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Veterans-Focused Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in US Senate | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — US Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) have introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork […]

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Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy

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Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy | NORML

In reporting made public Wednesday by Buzzfeed News: “The White House has secretly amassed a committee of federal agencies from across the government to combat public support for marijuana and cast state legalization measures in a negative light, while attempting to portray the drug as a national threat.” In response to this revelation, NORML Political Director […]

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CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor

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CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor | Marijuana Policy Project

The Northern Marianas’ Commonwealth Legislature has approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult and medical use. House Bill 20-178, titled the Taulamwaar Sensible CNMI Cannabis Act of 2018, will now be sent to Gov. Ralph Deleon Guerrero Torres for his consideration. The Senate approved the bill 6-0-2 on Thursday, and it was approved […]

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Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

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Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law | Paul Armentano

Delaware’s Democrat Governor John Carney signed legislation into law today vacating past marijuana convictions. Senate Bill 197, which took immediate effect, “provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted of the possession [of one ounce or less], use or consumption of marijuana prior to Delaware’s decriminalization of these offenses.” State lawmakers in 2015 enacted legislation reducing the possession […]

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Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use

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Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use | NORML

SAN DIEGO, CA — The establishment of medical cannabis dispensaries within close proximity of schools does not make teens more susceptible to using marijuana, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers from UC San Diego examined the association between the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in school neighborhoods and teen use […]

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Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California

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Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California | NORML

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Marijuana use by adolescents continues to decline in California, according to statewide data provided by the California Healthy Kids Survey, a biennial survey funded by the Departments of Health and Education. Among 7th graders, 4.2 percent reported ever having used cannabis during the years 2015 to 2017, as compared to 7.9 […]

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Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules

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Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules | Kate Zawidzki

The Alaska Marijuana Control Board, which oversees the state’s regulatory system for cannabis, has released proposed rules governing on-site consumption of cannabis at approved locations. Members of the public are invited to review and provide written comments on the proposed rules by 4:30 p.m. on November 1. A link to the state’s page announcing the proposed […]

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Trump’s Tariffs and Trade War Will Hit the Marijuana Industry, Too

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Trump’s Tariffs and Trade War Will Hit the Marijuana Industry, Too | Phillip Smith

The Trump Administration has included vaping devices and their components among the Chinese products subject to punitive tariffs, and that’s going to have an impact on the marijuana industry. But it’s not just vaping devices: Many other products made in China, from fixtures to packaging materials and more that are used in the pot industry, […]

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