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August 28, 2019

New York: New Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties Takes Effect Today

Legislation reducing marijuana possession penalties and facilitating the expungement of past cannabis convictions took effect today.
August 27, 2019

Oklahoma: Expanded Protections for Cannabis Patients to Take Effect

Legislation will take effect next week expanding and strengthening protections for state-qualified medical cannabis patients.
August 26, 2019

Virginia, Marijuana, and How Medical Legalization May Unfold in the South

NORML’s Jenn Michelle Pedini shares how they got the state’s conservative legislature to craft one of the American South’s most comprehensive medical marijuana bills to date
August 26, 2019

DEA Promises Progress on Federal Cultivation Applications, But Provides No Timetable for Action

“For the past three years, the DEA has failed to take any steps to follow through on its promise to facilitate clinical cannabis research, and today’s announcement makes it clear that this foot-dragging will continue,” NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri said.