April 20, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/20/19

Welcome to the 4/20 edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
April 19, 2019

CBS Poll: Nationwide Support For Marijuana Legalization At All-Time High

Sixty-five percent of Americans believe that the use of marijuana by adults "should be legal," according to national polling data compiled by CBS News. That figure is six percentage points above last year's total, and is the highest percentage of support ever recorded in a CBS poll.
April 18, 2019

Illinois: Cook County State’s Attorney To Expunge Thousands Of Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has pledged that her office will begin expunging thousands of low-level marijuana convictions in the coming months. Cook County, which includes Chicago, is the second-most populous county in the United States.
April 17, 2019

Georgia: Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation into law today to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC.