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February 22, 2021

AG Nominee: Interfering in States with Legal Marijuana Not a Good Use of Justice Department Resources

“It does not seem to me useful the use of limited resources that we have to be pursuing prosecutions in states that have legalized and are regulating the use of marijuana, either medically or otherwise."

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February 22, 2021

New Jersey: Governor Signs Enabling Legislation to Cease Marijuana Possession Arrests, License Retail Sales Into Law

“Despite nearly seven in ten New Jersey residents voting in favor of legalization on Election Day, it took lawmakers 111 days following that vote to achieve consensus to enact enabling legislation into law."

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February 19, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/19/21

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

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February 19, 2021

Study: Cannabis Mitigates Symptoms in Patients with Treatment-Resistant Fibromyalgia

“The current study revealed the positive effects of MC [medical cannabis] therapy in some patients with FMS [ fibromyalgia syndrome] and resistance to conventional treatment. Thus, cannabinoids may be considered for FMS treatment."

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