NORML Endorses North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure

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NORML Endorses North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is endorsing North Dakota’s voter-initiated, adult use marijuana legalization effort, Measure 3. “NORML is pleased to support the grassroots Measure 3 campaign. With state legislators continuing to drag their feet with regard to reforming North Dakota’s outdated and failed marijuana prohibition laws, we […]

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Illinois Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana Administration On School Grounds Signed Into Law

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Illinois Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana Administration On School Grounds Signed Into Law | NORML

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (R) has signed legislation into law permitting qualified caregivers to administer medical marijuana products to students on school grounds. The legislation – HB 4870 (aka Ashley’s Law) – authorizes the administration of a “medical marijuana infused product” by a designated caregiver to a qualified student patients, as long as doing so […]

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North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Initiative Certified for November Ballot

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North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Initiative Certified for November Ballot | NORML

BISMARK, ND — North Dakota State officials on Monday affirmed that advocates have collected sufficient signatures to place an adult use marijuana initiative on the November ballot. The voter-initiated measure, organized by the grass-roots group Legalize North Dakota, seeks to legalize the possession, use, and sale of cannabis, as well as the possession of marijuana paraphernalia, by those over […]

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Study: Same Day Marijuana Use Not Associated With Intimate Partner Violence

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Study: Same Day Marijuana Use Not Associated With Intimate Partner Violence | NORML

BOSTON, MA — Same day use of alcohol, but not marijuana, is predictive of dating abuse among young adults, according to data published in the journal Violence Against Women. Dating abuse is defined as “physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking.” Investigators from Boston University, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and the University […]

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Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Associated With Fewer Workplace Fatalities

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Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Associated With Fewer Workplace Fatalities | NORML

BOZEMAN, MT — Medical cannabis access programs are associated with year-over-year declines in fatal workplace accidents, according to data published online ahead of print in The International Journal of Drug Policy. Investigators with Montana State University, Colorado State University, and American University in Washington, DC assessed the relationship between the enactment of medical cannabis laws and workplace accidents […]

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This Surprising State Could Be the Next to Legalize Marijuana

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This Surprising State Could Be the Next to Legalize Marijuana | Phillip Smith

North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Monday that a marijuana legalization initiative sponsored by the grassroots group Legalize ND has qualified for the November ballot. The group had handed in more than 17,000 raw signatures last month and needed 13,452 valid voter signatures to qualify. On Monday, Jaeger reported 14,637 signatures were valid. “The Legalize ND campaign […]

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Legal Marijuana Sales Have Not Increased Youth Access or Use in Colorado

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Legal Marijuana Sales Have Not Increased Youth Access or Use in Colorado | NORML

AURORA, CO — The establishment of retail cannabis sales for adults is not associated with either increased marijuana access or use by young people, according to data published online in the journal Prevention Science. A team of investigators with the University of Colorado, School of Public Health assessed marijuana use trends among a representative sample of Colorado high-school students […]

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North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot

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North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot | NORML

BISMARK, ND — The North Dakota Secretary of State’s office confirmed Monday that activists have submitted more than enough signatures to qualify a marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot. The voter-initiated measure, organized by the grass-roots group Legalize North Dakota, legalizes the possession, use, and sale of cannabis, as well as the possession of marijuana paraphernalia, […]

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Marijuana Policy Project Hires Steve Hawkins as Executive Director

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Marijuana Policy Project Hires Steve Hawkins as Executive Director | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — The nation’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to marijuana policy, the Marijuana Policy Project, announced Tuesday it has hired Steve Hawkins to serve as its next executive director. The announcement comes after a months-long candidate search that included several exceptionally qualified candidates. “We are thrilled to welcome Steve Hawkins as the new executive […]

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Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized, Latest Harris Poll Shows

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Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized, Latest Harris Poll Shows | NORML

ROCHESTER, NY — Eighty-five percent of Americans believe that marijuana “should be legalized for medical use,” and 57 percent of respondents endorse regulating it for anyone over the age of 21, according to national survey data compiled by Harris Insight & Analytics. Among younger respondents (those ages 18 to 44), 68 percent agree that cannabis should be legal. […]

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