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December 7, 2018

A NORML Statement on William Barr as Attorney General Nominee

“With every move by the Department of Justice facing intense public scrutiny, maintaining Jeff Sessions’ policy of reefer madness would be self-defeating,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal. “The movement to end the failed and cruel policy of marijuana criminalization is larger and stronger than ever, supported by a majority of Democrats, Republicans, and non-partisans.”
December 7, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 12/7/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
December 5, 2018

Michigan: Marijuana Possession Becomes Legal This Thursday

Key provisions of the state’s voter-initiated marijuana measure, Proposition 1: The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, will take effect this Thursday, December 6. Michigan is the tenth US state to legalize and regulate the use and sale of marijuana by adults, and it is the ninth to do so via voter initiative.
December 3, 2018

Utah: Lawmakers Seek to Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

Utah lawmakers convened a special legislative session today to debate proposed replacement legislation to the state's newly approved voter-initiated medical cannabis access law. NORML has voiced criticism to many of these proposed changes, opining instead that politicians should respect the will of the electorate.