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March 18, 2019

New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

State lawmakers have approved a series of bills reducing penalties for marijuana possession offenses and strengthening and expanding legal protections for medical cannabis patients.
March 15, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/15/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
March 15, 2019

Minnesota: Attorney For State’s Largest County To No Longer Criminally Prosecute Marijuana Possession Offenses

Minor marijuana possession offenders will no longer be criminally prosecuted in Hennepin County, Minnesota, according to a new policy announced Thursday by County Attorney Mike Freeman. An estimated 1.2 million people live in the County, which includes the city of Minneapolis.
March 15, 2019

Oklahoma: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Regulatory Measure

Republican Gov. Ken Stitt signed legislation yesterday, HB 2612, clarifying regulations and patient protections specific to the medical use of cannabis.