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October 15, 2019

NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

In light of the first year of legalization, NORML Canada has monitored the Canadian cannabis landscape closely, to determine the next steps for crafting achievable and functional reform of cannabis regulations.
October 11, 2019

Maine: Regulators Confident That Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Will Begin Next Spring

Regulators at the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy affirmed this week that they expect adult-use marijuana sales to begin in the spring of 2020.
October 11, 2019

Survey: Pain Patients Often Report Substituting Cannabis for Opioids

Researchers concluded, “Our findings are consistent with prior surveys of American and Canadian marijuana users in which substitution of marijuana for opioids was prevalent due to better symptom management and fewer adverse and withdrawal effects.”
October 9, 2019

Clarifying NY State Decriminalization and Marijuana Possession Related Penalties

There has been some confusion and misinformation circulating about what New York’s latest expansion of marijuana decriminalization means and what impact it will have on criminal prosecutions going forward.