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June 30, 2020

Colorado: Legislation Signed into Law Providing Governor Expanded Authority to Pardon Marijuana Offenders

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation into law which provides the office with expanded powers to pardon those with past marijuana convictions.

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June 29, 2020

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1

Legislation passed this spring decriminalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and seals the records of past convictions from public view.

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June 26, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: The Early Legalization Movement – From LeMar to Amorphia to NORML

That enormous challenge of reversing marijuana prohibition would not have been possible without the earlier work of LeMar, Amorphia and those pot-head jazz musicians and hip poets.

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June 25, 2020

NORML Remembers Dr. Lester Grinspoon

Dr. Grinspoon's extraordinary personal commitment to advancing both marijuana policy and the NORML organization demonstrated his deeply held belief that we all have an obligation to fight injustice whenever and wherever we find it.

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