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June 28, 2019

Chairwoman Velázquez Introduced Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition And Promote Small Businesses

House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez along with Representatives Jared Golden and Dwight Evans introduced a package of legislation, (H.R. 3540, H.R. 3543, and H.R. 3544, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and to extend several Small Business Administration (SBA) initiatives to small businesses operating in the cannabis sector.
June 28, 2019

Maine: Governor Signs Legislation Finalizing Rules for Retail Marijuana Sales

Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Thursday signed legislation finalizing regulations governing the licensed production and retail sale of cannabis to adults. With the passage of the new rules, it is estimated that marijuana retailers may be operational by March 2020.
June 28, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/28/19

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
June 27, 2019

Federal Legislation To Facilitate Interstate Marijuana Commerce Introduced

Today, Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Earl Blumenauer introduced legislation to allow for interstate commerce when it comes to state-legal cannabis programs.