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February 2, 2018

Weekly Legislative Update 2/2/2018

Welcome to the first NORML Legislative Roundup of 2018!
February 1, 2018

Maine: Marijuana Moratorium Measure Expires

Emergency legislation enacted in January 2017 to delay the implementation of several provisions of Question 1: The Marijuana Legalization Act expired today. Proposed legislation in Maine's House of Representatives to extend the moratorium until May 1, 2018 failed by a vote of 81 to 65.
February 1, 2018

Thousands Of Californians To Have Their Marijuana Convictions Dismissed

San Francisco city officials announced plans yesterday to begin reviewing and automatically expunging thousands of past marijuana possession convictions.
January 30, 2018

Study: Marijuana Smoke Exposure Not Linked To Poor Lung Health

Long-term exposure to cannabis smoke is not associated with adverse effects on pulmonary function, according to clinical data published in the journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases.