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May 4, 2021

Colorado: Legislature Approves Measure Eliminating Civil Penalties for Possessing Between One and Two Ounces of Cannabis

Under state law, possessing between one and two ounces of cannabis is classified as a petty offense, punishable by a civil penalty of $100. House Bill 1090 eliminates those civil penalties.

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May 3, 2021

Philadelphia: Mayor Signs Law Prohibiting Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed municipal legislation into law prohibiting certain citywide employers from requiring prospective hires to pass a pre-employment drug screen. It takes effect on January 1, 2022.

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April 30, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/30/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!

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April 30, 2021

Wilmington, Delaware City Council Votes to Support Cannabis Legalization

“HB150 will reduce arrests and create much needed jobs and business opportunities for our city and state to help reduce the unemployment rate, especially post-pandemic.”

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