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January 26, 2021

Opioid Prescriptions Decline in Canada Following Enactment of Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization

"The findings of this study add to the growing body of evidence that easier access to cannabis for patients with pain may reduce opioid use and partially offset expenditures for both public and private drug plans.”

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January 26, 2021

Atlanta: Mayor Takes Executive Action Abolishing Pre-Employment Drug Screens for Many Public Employees

"The abolishment of this discriminatory policy is long overdue. The use of cannabis during one's off hours poses no legitimate workplace safety threat and the tens of millions of Americans who engage in this behavior should no longer be stigmatized or denied employment because of it.”

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January 25, 2021

Delaware: State Auditor’s Report Recommends Legalizing Marijuana

"Inaction doesn’t reward us with curbed usage but will prevent us from realizing economic benefits and the $43 million that could be available if Delaware were to devise a responsible regulatory framework. It's time to legalize it.”

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January 22, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/22/21

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

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