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June 17, 2021

Connecticut Poised to Become Next State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

"Marginalized communities have disproportionately suffered for decades because of the discriminatory enforcement of marijuana laws in Connecticut. This bill is a step toward addressing that shameful legacy and it will provide long-needed relief to communities that have historically experienced the collateral consequences of prohibition."

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June 16, 2021

Texas: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Legislation into Law

House Bill 1535 allows physicians to recommend medical cannabis to patients with PTSD and all forms of cancer. The measure also raise the cap on THC from 0.5 to one percent.

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June 15, 2021

Connecticut: Senate Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Legalization Bill on First Day of Special Session

The House is expected to take up the proposal Wednesday.

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June 15, 2021

Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation Signed into Law

“The passage of this legislation is great progress toward ending the racially discriminatory policy of branding otherwise law-abiding Louisianans as criminals for minor marijuana possession offenses when law enforcement should instead be focusing on fighting legitimate crime.”

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