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June 29, 2021

Mexico: Supreme Court Moves to Abolish Laws Prohibiting Personal Use of Marijuana

"With these actions by the Court, the United States has become an island of federal marijuana prohibition in North America," NORML's Deputy Director Paul Armentano said.

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June 28, 2021

Supreme Court Justice Questions Whether Federal Ban on Marijuana Remains “Proper”

Justice Clarence Thomas wrote: "If the Government is now content to allow States to act ‘as laboratories’ ‘and try novel social and economic experiments,’ then it might no longer have authority to intrude on ‘[t]he States’ core police powers . . . to define criminal law and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of their citizens.’ A prohibition on intrastate use or cultivation of marijuana may no longer be necessary or proper to support the Federal Government’s piecemeal approach.”

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June 28, 2021

Welcome the Three New Legal Marijuana States

This week marks another critical mile-marker on the road to ending marijuana prohibition in the…

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June 25, 2021

South Dakota: Supreme Court Won’t Rule on Challenge to Voter-Initiated Adult-Use Law Until After July 1

The circuit court's ruling striking down the law remains in effect until the Supreme Court either upholds or reverses the lower court's decision.

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