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February 12, 2020

Virginia: Both Chambers Pass Decriminalization Legislation

"Long overdue progress is finally being made in the General Assembly thanks to many years of dedicated advocacy by Virginia NORML members."
February 11, 2020

Study: Medical Cannabis Access Associated with Fewer Workers’ Comp Claims

“These findings suggest that medical marijuana can allow workers to better manage symptoms associated with workplace injuries and illnesses and, in turn, reduce need for workers’ compensation.”
February 11, 2020

Trump Budget Targets Marijuana States Rights

As part of his fiscal year 2021 budget plan, Trump proposed ending an existing policy that protects state medical marijuana programs from Justice Department interference. This is the opposite of what he said during his first campaign.
February 8, 2020

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/8/20

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Members of the Las Cruces, New Mexico City Council approved a resolution supporting statewide marijuana legalization, as the legislature considers proposals to regulate the substance in the state. Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state. Don’t forget to sign up for our email list, and we will keep you posted as these bills and more move through your home state legislature and U.S. Congress. Your Highness, Carly Actions to Take Connecticut Governor Lamont outlined funds within his 2021 budget proposal to prepare for the legalization and regulation of adult use marijuana in the state. The...

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