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August 31, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 8/31/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
August 31, 2018

Access to Marijuana Shows Promise in Combating America’s Opioid Crisis

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day! Data proves the enactment of marijuana laws is playing a positive role in combating America's opioid crisis by reducing opioid overdose fatalities, misuse, dependency, and opioid-related hospitalizations. Help us spread the word and contact your lawmakers today!
August 30, 2018

Delaware: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

Democrat Gov. John Carney signed legislation into law today vacating past marijuana convictions.
August 30, 2018

Clean Slate Act To Seal Records Introduced To Congress

This week, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester introduced the Clean Slate Act, HR 6669, along with 22 original cosponsors, to seal the records for marijuana charges one year after the sentence is completed.