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November 26, 2020

At NORML we’re thankful for legal marijuana – and you!

At NORML, as we gather around the table today, we’re thankful for legalizing marijuana in four more states, but most importantly, we’re thankful for you: our supporters.

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November 25, 2020

New Jersey: Attorney General Issues Directive Halting Low-Level Marijuana Prosecutions

“Fairness demands that we suspend prosecution of marijuana possession-related cases while we await direction from the Legislature on the parameters for decriminalization of marijuana and legalization of regulated adult-use cannabis."

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November 25, 2020

North Dakota: Gov. Burgum Issues Additional Pardons for Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

State officials approved procedures in 2019 permitting those with low-level marijuana possession convictions to seek unconditional pardons.

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November 24, 2020

Which States Are Poised to Advance Marijuana Legalization Reforms in 2021?

Of the 15 states that have now enacted adult-use legalization, 13 have done so by voter initiative. Many states, however, do not offer a citizens' initiative option -- meaning that the only way to enact substantive marijuana reform is through the legislative process.

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