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February 11, 2020

Trump Budget Targets Marijuana States Rights

As part of his fiscal year 2021 budget plan, Trump proposed ending an existing policy that protects state medical marijuana programs from Justice Department interference. This is the opposite of what he said during his first campaign.
February 8, 2020

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/8/20

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Members of the Las Cruces, New Mexico City Council approved a resolution supporting statewide marijuana legalization, as the legislature considers proposals to regulate the substance in the state. Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Don’t forget to sign up for our email list, and we will keep you posted as these bills and more move through your home state legislature and U.S. Congress. Your Highness, Carly Actions to Take Connecticut Governor Lamont outlined funds within his 2021 budget proposal to prepare for the legalization and regulation of adult use marijuana in the state. The...

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February 7, 2020

New Hampshire: Home Cultivation Legislation Advances

Under the proposed measure, patients registered with the state's medical cannabis access program would be permitted to grow up to three mature cannabis plants at home. Currently, qualified patients are only permitted to obtain medical cannabis from a limited number of state-licensed dispensaries.
February 6, 2020

Vermont: Measure Permitting Retail Marijuana Sales Moves Forward

Senate-backed legislation to regulate retail sales of marijuana to adults continues to advance in Vermont.