January 25, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/25/19

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
January 25, 2019

Bicameral Legislation To Force The VA To Conduct Research

Representatives Lou Correa (D-CA) and Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Senators Jon Tester (D-MT) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) have introduced legislation, HR 712 / S. 179: The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019 to facilitate federally-sponsored clinical research into the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis among veterans.
January 25, 2019

Colorado NORML and Denver NORML Host Citizen Lobby Day to Push for Consumer Protections

Marijuana law reform advocates from across Colorado join members of Colorado NORML and Denver NORML to lobby state lawmakers in support of parental protections and expanding access to the state's medical marijuana program.
January 24, 2019

Virginia Medical Cannabis Bills Clear Senate Committee

State lawmakers in Virginia's Senate Committee on Education and Health voted to approve three medical cannabis bills that aim to expand access and reduce patient costs associated with the state's medical marijuana program.