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April 15, 2020

Stay Home This 4/20

NORML encourages those who wish to express their support for marijuana policy reform this 4/20 to engage in the many online/virtual celebrations taking place throughout the day.
April 14, 2020

Action Alert: Tell Congressional Leadership To Support Small Cannabis Businesses

Right now, the majority of states that regulate cannabis commerce have deemed the industry to be “essential” to the health and welfare of the community. Many of these establishments are small-to-medium size operators, and their employees are keeping their doors open without access to the support systems in place for other businesses, thus depriving them of much-needed resources in this time of crisis.
April 14, 2020

DEA: Marijuana Plant Seizures Spike, Arrests Fall in 2019

"These totals affirm that targeting marijuana-related growing operations still remains a DEA priority, even at a time when most Americans have made it clear that they want cannabis policies to head in a very different direction.”
April 12, 2020

Virginia: Governor Approves Bills to Decriminalize Marijuana and Legalize Medical Cannabis

Gov Northam has approved legislation to decriminalize marijuana possession offenses and provide explicit legal protection to the state’s medical cannabis program participants. The new laws will take effect July 1, 2020.