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February 1, 2021

Senate Leadership Coalition Announces Intention To Release Comprehensive Legislation To End Marijuana Prohibition

Senators Cory Booker, Ron Wyden, and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer today issued a joint statement declaring their intention to release a draft discussion bill outlining how best to legalize and regulate cannabis and cannabis commerce in a post-prohibition America.

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February 1, 2021

Philadelphia: Marijuana Treatment Admissions Drop By Eighty Percent

This is likely a result of a 2014 ordinance decriminalizing possession along with new procedures adopted by District Attorney Larry Krasner, a civil rights attorney elected in 2017.

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January 31, 2021

New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance New Marijuana Legalization “Cleanup” Bill

The measure imposes a civil penalty of $50 for those ages 18-20 caught in possession of up to one ounce, and $100 for more than one ounce of marijuana.

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January 29, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/29/21

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

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