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New Model Ordinances Envisioned to Promote Small Businesses and Inclusivity

Justin Strekal | March 12, 2019 This week, the Minority Cannabis Business Association unveiled their Municipal Ordinance model on how localities can administer new business licenses in a fashion that promote minority entrepreneurs
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Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization is Closer than Ever

Tyler McFadden | March 12, 2019 After months of negotiation, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and state lawmakers have reached a deal on what will be included in upcoming legislation
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New York Legislature Signals Support for Marijuana Legalization

Tyler McFadden | March 13, 2019 In news that bodes well for the future of cannabis legalization in the state of New York, both chambers of the state legislature have
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Alaska’s On-Site Marijuana Consumption Rules Finalized

Welcome to Alaska sign on the Yukon Highway (Richard Martin/Flickr) NORML | March 13, 2019 Alaska lawmakers and regulators have signed off on new regulations explicitly permitting adults to consume cannabis at
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Florida Lawmakers Vote to Restore Patients’ Right to Smoke Medical Cannabis

Carly Wolf, NORML Political Associate | March 14, 2019 On March 13, members of the Florida state House of Representatives voted 101 to 11 to approve legislation (Senate Bill 182)
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Bipartisan Bill Filed in Congress to Protect Employment Rights

NORML | March 14, 2019 The Fairness in Federal Drug Testing Under State Laws Act (HR 1687) is bipartisan legislation introduced by Representatives Charlie Crist (D-FL) and Don Young (R-AK)
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Microdosing Psychedelics “Could Be Beneficial,” Study Suggests

Phillip Smith | March 14, 2019 Microdosing — ingesting very small doses of psychedelic drugs — has emerged as a popular pastime among Silicon Valley types and harried executives on
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The Veterans Equal Access Act Has Been Reintroduced in Congress

Justin Strekal | March 14, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC — In the House, Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), a founder and co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, has reintroduced H.R. 1647, the Veterans Equal Access
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Over 25 Percent of House Members Sign On to Marijuana Banking Act

NORML | March 14, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC — More than one-quarter of US House members have signed on to newly introduced legislation to facilitate greater access to banking for state-licensed cannabis operators.
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Potency of Commercially Marketed CBD Products Often Mislabeled

(file photo) NORML | March 14, 2019 NEW YORK, NY — Independent testing of a random sampling of commercially marketed CBD-infused products finds that their potency is frequently mislabeled, according
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Minnesota’s Largest County Will No Longer Criminally Prosecute Marijuana Possession Offenses

Downtown Minneapolis, as seen from the Stone Arch Bridge. (Wikimedia Commons) NORML | March 15, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Minor marijuana possession offenders will no longer be criminally prosecuted in
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Oklahoma Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Regulatory Measure

Paul Armentano | March 15, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma‘s Republican Governor Ken Stitt signed legislation yesterday, HB 2612, clarifying regulations and patient protections specific to the medical use of cannabis. A
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New Mexico Legislature Passes Bill Improving Access and Affordability to Medical Marijuana

Drug Policy Alliance | March 15, 2019 SANTA FE, NM — Today, Senate Bill 406 passed the House Floor (50-15); the bill previously passed the Senate 33-2.  SB 406 now goes to
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Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana Passes New Mexico’s State Legislature

SANTA FE, NM — Last night, Senate Bill 323 (sponsored by Senator Joseph Cervantes), decriminalizing 1/2 an ounce or less of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, passed the New Mexico House
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