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February 28, 2021

Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure

The advancement of this legislation is another historic step for cannabis justice in Virginia. The bills now head to the Governor.

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February 26, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/26/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the blog every Friday!

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February 26, 2021

Feds Issue Updated Guidance Regarding the Hiring of Federal Workers with a History of Cannabis Use

The revisions make it clear that the federal Drug-Free Workplace Act -- passed in 1988 -- remains in place, and that federal employees “are required to refrain” from the use of either cannabis or other federally controlled substances “whether on or off duty.” Employees who do not do so will face disciplinary action.

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February 25, 2021

South Dakota: House Members Approve Legislation to Delay Implementation of Voter-Approved Medical Cannabis Law

House Bill 1100, which is backed by Governor Noem and other legislative leaders, pushes back the timeline from this summer until early 2022.

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