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March 29, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/29

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
March 28, 2019

Marijuana Banking Passes Critical Committee

In the first in what are anticipated to be multiple Congressional votes to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee will today voted to advance The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595.
March 27, 2019

Texas Police Chiefs Association Hold Marijuana Press Conference

Today, I attended a press conference held by the Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA) at the Texas State Capitol. They discussed “the myths vs. the facts as they pertain to marijuana sales, production, distribution, possession, usage along with its long-term effects as well as impact on quality of life for all citizens.”
March 26, 2019

Texas: Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances Out Of Key Committee

If HB 63 passes the House and Senate, Texans would no longer face jail time or the collateral consequences that come along with a criminal drug conviction.