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September 14, 2020

MORE Act Gains Third Public Republican YES Commitment and Hits 25% Cosponsorship Threshold In House

Just over a week ahead of an anticipated House vote on the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment,…

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September 14, 2020

Vermont: Lawmakers Approve Automatic Expungement and Expanded Possession Limits

Members of the Vermont House of Representatives preliminarily approved legislation to facilitate the automatic expungement of many past, low-level marijuana possession convictions.

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September 11, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: Some Early, Unexpected Supporters of Marijuana Decriminalization

Of the several experts who were part of our regular “road show” at NORML during the 1970s, I wanted to focus today on two of them who were both unexpected and wonderfully effective -- Dr. Dorthy Whipple and former DEA Deputy Director John Finlator.

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September 10, 2020

Nebraska: Supreme Court Invalidates Proposed 2020 Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative

The Nebraska Supreme Court issued an opinion this afternoon finding that the initiative’s language violated the state’s single subject rule requirement.

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