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September 14, 2021

New Jersey: Courts Expunge Over 360,000 Marijuana Cases

New Jersey courts have either dismissed or vacated an estimated 362,000 marijuana cases since July 1 and an additional 150,000 New Jersey residents may also be eligible to have their marijuana-related records automatically expunged in the near future.

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September 13, 2021

NORML Live: Federal Policy Discussion 9/13/2021

Most Mondays, NORML’s Political Director Justin Strekal hosts a live stream on the NORML Facebook page at 4 pm EST for the latest news and a frank discussion about marijuana policy reform at the federal level. 

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September 13, 2021

California: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Providing for Medical Cannabis Use in Hospitals

Senate Bill 311 (a/k/a Ryan's Law) provides for "a terminally ill patient’s use of medicinal cannabis within the health care facility."

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September 8, 2021

South Dakota: Lawmakers Seek to Repeal Vote Permitting Home Cultivation of Medical Cannabis

Lawmakers participating in a Study Committee have recommended that legislators formally rescind language in the law that permits patients to grow up to three marijuana plants. A majority of House and Senate lawmakers would still need to approve those recommendations before they could take effect.

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