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June 16, 2020

Colorado: Pending Legislation Provides Governor Expanded Authority to Pardon Marijuana Offenders

While the Governor's office already possesses the authority to issue pardons in certain circumstances, this measure expands those powers so that the Governor can do so unilaterally for persons with minor marijuana convictions.
June 15, 2020

Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients

“This is common sense legislation that provides physicians, not lawmakers, the ability and discretion to decide what treatment options are best for their patients."

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June 15, 2020

Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients

“This is common sense legislation that provides physicians, not lawmakers, the ability and discretion to decide what treatment options are best for their patients."
June 12, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: The Important Role of Medical Experts in Support of Legalization

When I started NORML in late 1970 I realized that our movement would need the support of some courageous doctors and other health experts to overcome the widely-held perception that existed at that time that marijuana must remain a crime to protect the public health. I found that support in Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Dr. Norman Zinberg, and others.

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