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September 7, 2018

New York: Brooklyn DA Intends To Vacate Thousands Of Past Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez at a press conference today announced his intent to vacate over ten thousand low-level marijuana convictions. “It’s a little unfair to say we’re no longer prosecuting these cases, but to have these folks carry these convictions for the rest of their lives,” Gonzalez said.
September 7, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 9/7/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
September 6, 2018

Register to Vote to Support Marijuana Law Reforms this November

After serving more than two decades in prison for possessing marijuana, Jeff Mizanskey, an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force, is eligible to vote again! Now, with Amendment 2, the medical marijuana initiative endorsed by NORML appearing on Missouri's statewide ballot this November, he's urging supporters across the state to make sure they're registered to vote. October 10th is the deadline so please make sure you register to vote today!
September 5, 2018

First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced In Senate

Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) today introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions.