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November 20, 2019

BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

"This is a truly historic moment in our nation's political history. For the first time, a Congressional committee has approved far-reaching legislation to not just put an end to federal marijuana prohibition, but to address the countless harms our prohibitionist policies have wrought, notably on communities of color and other already marginalized groups."
November 20, 2019

HISTORIC: A bill to end marijuana prohibition just passed

The House Judiciary Committee just approved the MORE Act, legislation that tens-of-thousands advocated for by sending messages, making phone calls, and meeting with lawmakers in DC and district offices.
November 19, 2019

El Paso, Texas City Council Votes in Favor of Cite and Release

City Representatives Alexsandra Anello (District 2) and Dr. Sam Morgan (District 4) filed a resolution seeking to implement a Cite and Release program after working closely with members of El Paso NORML and LegalizEP.
November 18, 2019

NJ Lawmakers Plan to Put Legalization on 2020 Ballot

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senate Judiciary Chairman Nicholas Scutari announced today they were moving away from their previous plans to approve legislation to end the state's failed prohibition on marijuana this year in the state legislature and are instead planning to put a question regarding a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana before state voters during the 2020 election.