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October 1, 2019

FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

The total number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws rose for the third consecutive year, according to data released by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.
September 30, 2019

Pennsylvania: Expedited Pardon Process Now Available for Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons has created an expedited process to review and grant pardon applications for those with marijuana-related records. “These people have done no harm to anyone else," Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman said. "They shouldn’t continue to suffer with employment and housing issues because they were convicted of doing something that most Pennsylvanians don’t even think should be illegal.”
September 30, 2019

Majority of Virginians Favor Legalizing Marijuana

A University of Mary Washington survey shows 61 percent of Virginians favor legalizing the adult use of marijuana.
September 27, 2019

NORML Testifies to End Employment Discrimination of MMJ Patients in DC

On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, NORML testified at the DC Council Committee on Labor and Workforce Development in support of B23-0309, which seeks to expand workplace protections for medical cannabis patients in the District of Columbia.