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July 29, 2019

New York: Governor Signs Measure Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties, Expunging Past Convictions

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo today signed legislation into law amending marijuana possession penalties and establishing procedures for the automatic expungement of prior, low-level cannabis convictions.
July 27, 2019

Florida Municipality Considering Marijuana Decriminalization Measure

The City of Jacksonville, Florida is considering a marijuana decriminalization measure that would impose a $100 fine for possessing 20 grams or less of instead of jail time.
July 26, 2019

US Government Approves Increased Production of Marijuana for Clinical Research

Federal officials have approved plans for the University of Mississippi to grow 2,000 kilograms (4,409 pounds) of cannabis to provide to investigators for clinical trial research.
July 23, 2019

Historic: Judiciary Committee Chairman Introduces Bill To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY) introduced The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act.