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August 29, 2018

Reefer Redux: Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War Of Words On Marijuana Policy

In reporting made public today by Buzzfeed News, “The White House has secretly amassed a committee of federal agencies from across the government to combat public support for marijuana and cast state legalization measures in a negative light, while attempting to portray the drug as a national threat.”
August 28, 2018

Berks County DA Justifies Police Tactics that Led to Man’s Death Over Small Marijuana Grow

Today, Berks County District Attorney John Adams announced findings of an investigation into Gregory Longenecker's death, which occurred as a result of being run over by a bulldozer, and the circumstances leading up to it. The bulldozer was carrying a Pennsylvania state trooper in pursuit of Mr. Longenecker, who was suspected to have been cultivating ten marijuana plants in Penn Township, PA.
August 24, 2018

Weeky Legislative Roundup 8/24/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
August 23, 2018

California: Marijuana Expungement Measure Awaits Governor’s Signature

Members of the California Assembly and Senate have approved legislation to facilitate the review and expungement of past marijuana convictions. Regulators estimate that some 220,000 cases would be eligible for erasure or a reduction under the measure.