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May 28, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/28/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!

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May 28, 2021

History-Making Legislation To Repeal Marijuana Prohibition Reintroduced

The Act repeals the long-standing federal prohibition of marijuana -- thereby ending the existing state/federal conflict in cannabis policies and providing state governments with greater authority to regulate marijuana-related activities.

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May 28, 2021

Federal Study: No Changes in Youth Marijuana Use Trends Following Legalization

"The overall percentage of students who reported using marijuana at least 1 time during the previous 30 days in 2019 was not measurably different from the percentage in 2009…. There was no measurable difference between 2009 and 2019 in the percentage of students who reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property.”

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May 27, 2021

Louisiana: Senate Lawmakers Advance Measure to Repeal Ban on Medical Cannabis Flower

The measure will now go back to the House for final approval of Senate changes before it can head to the desk of Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards.

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