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February 5, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/5/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the blog every Friday!

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February 4, 2021

Clinical Trial: Whole-Plant Cannabis Extracts Associated with Improved Outcomes in Autistic Patients

“In this study, we have demonstrated for the first time in a placebo-controlled trial that cannabinoid treatment has the potential to decrease disruptive behaviors associated with ASD, with acceptable tolerability."

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February 2, 2021

Virginia: Where Marijuana Reform Legislation Stands Ahead of Friday’s Crossover Deadline

And, a just-released statewide poll show that 68% of registered voters in Virginia, including majorities of Democrats and Republicans, support legalizing marijuana for adults.

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February 1, 2021

Senate Leadership Coalition Announces Intention To Release Comprehensive Legislation To End Marijuana Prohibition

Senators Cory Booker, Ron Wyden, and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer today issued a joint statement declaring their intention to release a draft discussion bill outlining how best to legalize and regulate cannabis and cannabis commerce in a post-prohibition America.

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