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June 18, 2020

Pennsylvania: Supreme Court Rules That Medical Cannabis Use Is Permissible While on Probation

The Court opined: "The federal Controlled Substances Act does not (and could not) require states to enforce it. ... While the circumstances are certainly uneasy -- since possession and use of medical marijuana remains a federal crime -- we find that the District cannot require state level adherence to the federal prohibition."
June 18, 2020

New Jersey: Assembly Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation

On Thursday, members of the New Jersey state Assmebly approved legislation to decriminalize the possession and distribution of up to two ounces of marijuana by adults.
June 18, 2020

New Jersey: Assembly Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation

Members of the New Jersey state Assembly approved legislation to decriminalize the possession and distribution of up to two ounces of marijuana by adults.

The post New Jersey: Assembly Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation appeared first on NORML.

June 17, 2020

Nevada: Officials Approve Unconditional Pardons for Those with Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

The move summarily pardons an estimated 15,000 people previously convicted of offenses involving the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis.

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