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March 15, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/15/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
March 15, 2019

Minnesota: Attorney For State’s Largest County To No Longer Criminally Prosecute Marijuana Possession Offenses

Minor marijuana possession offenders will no longer be criminally prosecuted in Hennepin County, Minnesota, according to a new policy announced Thursday by County Attorney Mike Freeman. An estimated 1.2 million people live in the County, which includes the city of Minneapolis.
March 15, 2019

Oklahoma: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Regulatory Measure

Republican Gov. Ken Stitt signed legislation yesterday, HB 2612, clarifying regulations and patient protections specific to the medical use of cannabis.
March 15, 2019

The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced

In the House, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) has reintroduced H.R. 1647, the Veterans Equal Access Act, which expands medical cannabis access to eligible military veterans.