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November 17, 2018

Missouri’s Largest County Stops Prosecuting Marijuana Possession

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker recently announced that her office will stop prosecuting most marijuana possession cases. Earlier this year St. Louis City Prosecuting Attorney, Kim Gardner, took similar action on simple possession cases of up to 100 grams.
November 16, 2018

US Senate: Leading Marijuana Prohibitionist Out As Senate Judiciary Chair

One of the US Senate’s leading marijuana prohibitionists, Iowa Republican Charles Grassley, will no longer be heading the Senate Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress. As Chair, Grassley had refused to hold any hearings or votes on marijuana-related legislation.
November 16, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 11/16/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
November 15, 2018

Indiana NORML: Midterm Elections Shakeup State Legislature

While Indiana did not have the opportunity to vote directly on cannabis propositions as in other states, there were numerous candidates on the ballot supportive of reforming our cannabis laws. Here's a quick rundown of some notable outcomes from election night!