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January 15, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the NORML blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21 appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21
January 15, 2021

Mississippi: Medical Organizations Join Legal Fight to Overturn Election Result Legalizing Medical Cannabis Access

“The AMA’s position is woefully out of step with both public opinion and scientific consensus, as well as with the opinions of the majority of physicians. It is regrettable that this organization would go on record in attempting to nullify the vote of a supermajority of Mississippi voters.” The post […]
January 14, 2021

Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020

“Customers purchased an estimated $17.9 billion in cannabis products from legal retailers in 2020 – up from $10.7 billion in 2019.” The post Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020 appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020
January 14, 2021

UFC Decides Marijuana No Longer Violates Anti-Doping Rules

Under the new policy, MMA fighters will no longer be penalized for off-duty cannabis use. This article originally appears: UFC Decides Marijuana No Longer Violates Anti-Doping Rules
January 14, 2021

Indiana State Senator Files Two Cannabis Reform Bills

An Indiana lawmaker is making another push for cannabis law reform. This article originally appears: Indiana State Senator Files Two Cannabis Reform Bills
January 14, 2021

Chelsea Handler Releases New Inauguration-Themed Cannabis Kit

Chelsea Handler’s new cannabis kit, “America Is Back” is officially available for purchase! This article originally appears: Chelsea Handler Releases New Inauguration-Themed Cannabis Kit
January 13, 2021

California Cannabis Executive Petitions Trump To Release Nonviolent Cannabis Offender

Kyle Kazan is pleading the case of Parker Coleman, Jr. This article originally appears: California Cannabis Executive Petitions Trump To Release Nonviolent Cannabis Offender
January 13, 2021

Governor of Virginia Unveils Proposal To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Gov. Northam said his bill “expunges prior marijuana convictions, reinvests money in over-policed communities, and promotes diverse ownership in the industry.” This article originally appears: Governor of Virginia Unveils Proposal To Legalize Recreational Cannabis
January 13, 2021

Mexico Publishes Medical Cannabis Regulations

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador signed the new legislation to allow research on cannabis. This article originally appears: Mexico Publishes Medical Cannabis Regulations
January 13, 2021

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Backing Anti-Cannabis Litigation

Governor Kristi Noem is a known opponent of cannabis legalization. This article originally appears: South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Backing Anti-Cannabis Litigation
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