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September 7, 2021

Texas: Expansions to Medical Cannabis Access Law Take Effect

Texas NORML and other advocates had sought to further amend the bill to include eligibility for chronic pain patients and to raise the THC to five percent. House lawmakers agreed to the additional changes, but members of the Senate ultimately removed those provisions.

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September 7, 2021

California: State NORML Affiliate Recommends Voting ‘No’ on Gubernatorial Recall

"The sponsors of this year’s recall election are no friends of marijuana or criminal justice reform. Whatever else might be said about Gavin Newsom, no governor has been so supportive of legal marijuana," California NORML said in an action alert.

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September 1, 2021

Colorado: State NORML Affiliate Urges ‘No’ Vote on Ballot Proposal to Increase Retail Taxes on Adult-Use Marijuana Sales

Colorado NORML is urging voters to decide against Initiative #25, opining that excessive taxation on regulated marijuana products will drive consumers back to the illicit market. "This Ballot Initiative is an unnecessary tax burden," Colorado NORML states in an action alert.

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September 1, 2021

NORML Submits Comments On Senate Leaders’ Federal Marijuana Reform Proposal

“While no legislation is perfect, the CAOA represents a legislative vehicle that could navigate its way to the President’s desk for his signature. Never before have we been able to say that.”

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