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June 27, 2019

Federal Legislation To Facilitate Interstate Marijuana Commerce Introduced

Today, Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Earl Blumenauer introduced legislation to allow for interstate commerce when it comes to state-legal cannabis programs.
June 27, 2019

New York: Lawmakers Advance Measure Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties, Expunging Past Convictions

State lawmakers late last week advanced legislation to the Governor’s desk amending marijuana possession penalties and establishing procedures for the automatic expungement of prior, low-level cannabis convictions.
June 26, 2019

Hawaii: Governor to Let Marijuana Decriminalization Become Law

Democratic Gov. David Ige publicly stated this week that he does not intend to veto pending legislation to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses.
June 25, 2019

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and retail sale.