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July 31, 2017

A Victory Over Some Illegal “Drug Courier Profile” Traffic Stops in Illinois

The high court found that the prosecutor did not have the legal authority to hire his own people to drive up and down the highways, making traffic stops and searching vehicles for drugs.
July 28, 2017

NORML Chapters Hope to Bring Marijuana Discussion To Congressional Town Hall Meetings

NORML Chapters across the country are starting to shift their focus from state-level lobbying efforts to Congressional Town Hall meetings for the August recess. In addition to engaging their representatives, activists will be encouraging participants to join the marijuana law reform conversation.
July 27, 2017

Pennsylavania Cities Continue to Embrace Decriminalization of Marijuana

After successfully working with local governments to pass marijuana decriminalization measures in Philadelphia, State College, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, marijuana advocates in Pennsylvania have set their sights on the City of York and several other municipalities.
July 27, 2017

Senate Committee Passes Amendment To Protect Medical Marijuana

Today, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) successfully offered and passed the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment in the Senate Appropriations Committee to protect lawful medical marijuana programs from the Department of Justice.