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March 19, 2021

NORML Comments on Reports of Marijuana-Related Firings of White House Staff

Newly published reports allege that “dozens of young White House staffers have been suspended, asked to resign, or placed in a remote work program due to past marijuana use.”

The post NORML Comments on Reports of Marijuana-Related Firings of White House Staff appeared first on NORML.

March 18, 2021

Pennsylvania: Police Arrested 20,200 Adults for Marijuana Possession During Pandemic

Black people make up 12 percent of the population but 32 percent of marijuana arrests.

The post Pennsylvania: Police Arrested 20,200 Adults for Marijuana Possession During Pandemic appeared first on NORML.

March 18, 2021

House Reintroduces SAFE Banking Act To Normalize Cannabis Commerce

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives by Representatives Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), and Warren Davidson (R-OH).

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March 18, 2021

Senators Schumer, Booker, and Wyden: “We want to move this”

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer along with Senators Cory Booker and Ron Wyden, recorded a video outlining their plan to introduce comprehensive legislation to repeal federal marijuana criminalization and expunge the records of those with federal cannabis convictions.

The post Senators Schumer, Booker, and Wyden: “We want to move this” appeared first on NORML.