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July 14, 2021

Comment on the new plan to end marijuana criminalization by Sens. Schumer/Booker/Wyden

This long-awaited proposal is comprehensive and includes many of the criminal justice reforms provided in the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act, which passed the House of Representatives last December, and provides ample deference to the laws already in place in the majority of states that have already legalized marijuana for either medical or adult use.

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July 13, 2021

New Jersey Courts Vacate Almost 88,000 Marijuana Cases

These are the first of up to 360,000 cases and convictions that are eligible for vacation, dismissal and automatic expungement.

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July 13, 2021

Analysis: Marijuana Legalization Correlates with Higher Home Values

The analysis reported, "Between April 2017 and April 2021, property values rose $17,113 more in states where recreational marijuana is legal, compared to states where marijuana is illegal or limited to medicinal use."

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July 12, 2021

Colorado: Legal Challenge Filed to Halt Imposition of Medical Cannabis Restrictions

The lawsuit, which was filed by a 19-year-old patient who uses cannabis for the treatment of severe epilepsy, argues that the proposed changes will unduly restrict medical cannabis access among patients and will discourage physicians from participating in the program

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