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September 13, 2021

California: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Providing for Medical Cannabis Use in Hospitals

Senate Bill 311 (a/k/a Ryan's Law) provides for "a terminally ill patient’s use of medicinal cannabis within the health care facility."

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September 8, 2021

South Dakota: Lawmakers Seek to Repeal Vote Permitting Home Cultivation of Medical Cannabis

Lawmakers participating in a Study Committee have recommended that legislators formally rescind language in the law that permits patients to grow up to three marijuana plants. A majority of House and Senate lawmakers would still need to approve those recommendations before they could take effect.

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September 7, 2021

Texas: Expansions to Medical Cannabis Access Law Take Effect

Texas NORML and other advocates had sought to further amend the bill to include eligibility for chronic pain patients and to raise the THC to five percent. House lawmakers agreed to the additional changes, but members of the Senate ultimately removed those provisions.

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September 7, 2021

California: State NORML Affiliate Recommends Voting ‘No’ on Gubernatorial Recall

"The sponsors of this year’s recall election are no friends of marijuana or criminal justice reform. Whatever else might be said about Gavin Newsom, no governor has been so supportive of legal marijuana," California NORML said in an action alert.

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