NORML Blog

July 9, 2020

Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition

NORML is skeptical that this proposed recommendation will bring about the sort of tangible marijuana policy changes that voters have consistently demanded — in national polls and at the ballot box.

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July 8, 2020

California: Nevada County District Attorney to Dismiss Decades’ Worth of Marijuana Convictions

State officials have identified nearly 200,000 Californians eligible to have their marijuana-related convictions either dismissed or resentenced.

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July 2, 2020

Texas: Austin Police to Cease Making Arrests, Issuing Citations for Minor Marijuana Offenses

“APD will no longer cite or arrest individuals with sufficient identification for Class A or Class B misdemeanor ‘possession of marijuana’ offenses."

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July 2, 2020

Nebraska: Activists Submit Over 182,000 Signatures to Qualify Proposed 2020 Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

Activists gathered at the state capitol in Lincoln to turn in over 182,000 signatures from registered voters in an effort to qualify a medical cannabis legalization measure for the 2020 ballot.

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