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February 19, 2021

Illinois: Marijuana Consumers Still Face Discrimination in Family Court

Despite the enactment of adult use legalization with parental protections in place, consumers are still facing discrimination for legal marijuana use in court.

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February 18, 2021

Marijuana Legalization Legislation Advances Nationwide

Here's a summary of progressing marijuana legalization efforts thus far and where they stand in key states across the country.

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February 18, 2021

Study: Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Laws Associated with Declines in Workers’ Compensation Claims

"The present study provides empirical evidence on the consequences of marijuana legalization on issues related to the labor market outcomes, in particular, WC [workers' compensation] claiming of older adults. … Our findings suggest potentially important benefits to older workers and society at large."

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February 18, 2021

Congressional Cannabis Caucus Co-Chairs Urge President Biden To Pardon Federal Cannabis Offenses

Today, 37 members of Congress, led by Congressional Cannabis Caucus co-chairs Barbara Lee and Earl Blumenauer, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, sent a letter to President Biden calling upon him to issue a blanket pardon to those with federal nonviolent marijuana offenses.

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