Canadian Senate Approves Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure

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OTTAWA, ON — Members of the Canadian Senate voted late last week in favor of Bill C-45, sweeping legislation amending the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act so that those over the age of 18 may legally possess, purchase, and grow personal use quantities of cannabis. Since Senate members added amendments to the bill, it now returns to the […]

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Pennsylvania: Harrisburg Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Takes Effect

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Pennsylvania: Harrisburg Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Takes Effect | NORML

HARRISBURG, PA — Minor marijuana possession offenders are no longer subject to arrest in the city of Harrisburg under a new local ordinance that took effect last week. The municipal measure, approved by members of the City Council in July, reduces local marijuana possession penalties for first-time and second-time offenders from a criminal misdemeanor to […]

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Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Licensing Measure M

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Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Licensing Measure M | NORML

LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles city voters decided last week in favor of Measure M – a city council sponsored ballot measure to establish rules on how and where marijuana retailers may operate within the city limits. Passage of the new ordinance paves the way for the repeal of Proposition D, which voters approved in […]

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Missouri Judge Disqualifies Proposed 2016 Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure

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Missouri Judge Disqualifies Proposed 2016 Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure | NORML

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Voters will not have the opportunity this November to decide on a proposed statewide proposition to permit the physician-supervised use of marijuana. A Cole County Circuit Judge has upheld a decision by St. Louis election officials to disqualify thousands of petition signatures because voters had mistakenly signed forms indicating that they resided in […]

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Illinois: Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Measure

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Illinois: Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Measure | Paul Armentano

Republican Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation today amending the state’s marijuana possession penalties. Senate Bill 2228 reduces the penalties for the possession of up to 10 grams of marijuana from a criminal misdemeanor (formerly punishable by up to six months in jail and a $ 1,500 fine) to a civil fine of no more than $ 200 […]

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Bennet, Gardner back measure to legalize medical pot to fight epilepsy

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Bennet, Gardner back measure to legalize medical pot to fight epilepsy
Colorado's U.S. senators, Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, are backing federal legislation to allow children with seizures and adults with intractable epilepsy to have access to medical marijuana. The proposed Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act would …
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