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September 18, 2019

Assistant Speaker Lujan Cosponsors The MORE Act and Introduces Cannabis Legislation

Congressman Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), the Assistant Speaker of the House cosponsored the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act, HR 3884, which would end the prohibition of marijuana and creates a pathway for states to implement their own reforms, and introduced legislation, the Remove Marijuana from Deportable Offenses Act to end the practice of deporting immigrants for cannabis-related offenses.
September 18, 2019

Washington, DC: Mayor Signs Order Expanding Workplace Protections for Cannabis Consumers

Commenting on the policy change, NORML Political Associate Tyler McFadden said: "Employment protections are critical to ensure that law-abiding adults are not unduly discriminated against in their efforts to be productive members of society solely because of their use of cannabis while off the job. This order provides clarity and guidance to employers and peace of mind to the employees who work in the District of Columbia.”
September 18, 2019

New Hampshire is One Step Closer to Legalizing Medical Homegrow

The New Hampshire State House voted today to override Governor Sununu’s veto of HB364. The override effort now goes to the New Hampshire State Senate for consideration, and they are expected to vote on Thursday morning.
September 17, 2019

Associated Press: Many Commercially Marketed CBD Products Tainted With Psychoactive Adulterants

Commercially marketed CBD-infused products are not subject to explicit federal regulations. As a result, third-party lab testing has frequently revealed inconsistencies between the percentage of CBD advertised and the amount actually contained in some of these products.