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November 16, 2020

New Jersey: Senate Lawmakers Approve Legislation to End Low-Level Marijuana Arrests

A1897 / S2535 would remove penalties for the possession of up to six ounces of marijuana and the distribution of up to one ounce.

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November 16, 2020

Going Global: Legalization on the Move in Israel and Mexico

After a clean sweep of victories in the 2020 election in the United States, it looks like marijuana legalization is about to make big inroads across the globe as well with Mexico and Israel advancing towards ending prohibition.

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November 12, 2020

Tell Biden: We Demand a Pro-Marijuana Reform Attorney General

As America prepares for a shift in leadership, the incoming Administration's pick for Attorney General will likely be one of the most consequential signals as to how the Biden-Harris Presidency will address marijuana policy reform. So we’re sending President-elect Joe Biden a letter demanding a reform-minded AG and we want you to be a co-signer.

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November 10, 2020

Virginia: Legislation Barring Police from Using Marijuana Odor to Stop or Search Takes Effect Early 2021

This is another victory for commonsense marijuana law reform in Virginia.

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