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February 9, 2018

Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended, Again

After a brief government shutdown, congressional leadership voted to enact a six-week continuing resolution that maintains present federal spending levels and priorities through March 23, 2018. The resolution extends medical cannabis patient protections imposed by the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment until that date.
February 9, 2018

Seattle To Vacate Criminal Convictions For Former Marijuana Offenders

Following in the footsteps of San Francisco, Seattle city officials announced today that they will be vacating the criminal convictions of former marijuana offenders.
February 8, 2018

Virginia NORML Considered Instrumental in Passage of Medical Marijuana Expansion Legislation

Members of Virginia NORML played an instrumental role in the recent passage of legislation that will expand Virginia's limited medical marijuana program from a single qualifying disorder program to include any diagnosed condition.
February 8, 2018

On Building A Consumer Friendly Market In Nevada

For decades, Las Vegas has been a place known to play fast and loose - and this is even becoming evident in our emerging Marijuana Industry. On January 16, 2018, hundreds of citizens, business owners, and marijuana consumers met to provide public comment on the proposed set of permanent regulations issued by the Nevada Department of Taxation at a public hearing.