May 17, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/17/19

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

NORML Submits Comments to FDA Ahead of CBD Hearing

NORML has submitted written comments to the US Food and Drug Administration ahead of the agency's scheduled hearing on the regulation CBD-infused products. The agency will be taking in person public testimony on Friday, May 31, with regard to the "manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale" of CBD-infused retail products.
May 14, 2019

New York City: Municipal Legislation Enacted Prohibiting Drug Testing for Cannabis as a Condition of Employment, Probation

City lawmakers have successfully passed a pair of municipal bills limiting situations where those seeking employment or on probation may be drug tested for past cannabis exposure.
May 14, 2019

Washington: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has signed legislation, Senate Bill 5605, facilitating the expungement of past low-level marijuana convictions.