Medical Marijuana News

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August 25, 2020

Pennsylvania Governor Calls For Cannabis Legalization

Governor Tom Wolf is urging the Pennsylvania legislature to legalize adult-use cannabis for the good of the state.
August 25, 2020

Pennsylvania: NORML Praises Governor’s Call to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Market, Restore Justice to Those with Past Convictions

“I’m calling on the legislature to to legalize recreational marijuana, with the revenue going to: small business grant funding [and] restorative justice programs.” The post Pennsylvania: NORML Praises Governor’s Call to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Market, Restore Justice to Those with Past Convictions appeared first on NORML.
August 24, 2020

Study Finds Cannabis Use After Work Hours Doesn’t Affect Job Performance

A new study shows that using cannabis outside of work doesn’t negatively affect how one does their job.
August 24, 2020

Minnesota’s White Earth Nation Legalizes Medical Cannabis

Because they are a sovereign nation, the tribe will determine their own cannabis laws, independent from the state of Minnesota.
August 24, 2020

$30M In Donations Raised To Fund Psychedelic Research

Advocates for psychedelic research and mental health are pushing for real and necessary progress.
August 24, 2020

Vote to legalize it!

Voters in several states will have the opportunity to decide at the ballot whether to legalize cannabis for either adult-use or for medical purposes. In addition, numerous local, state, and federal races involve candidates who have made marijuana legalization a key part of their platform. The post Vote to legalize […]
August 21, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: The Concept of Responsible Marijuana Use

Just as the government makes a distinction between the responsible use of alcohol and alcohol abuse, we began to insist that they make that same distinction about marijuana use and abuse. The post A Founder Looks at 50: The Concept of Responsible Marijuana Use appeared first on NORML.
August 20, 2020

New Jersey: Legalization Initiative Continues to Enjoy Broad Voter Support

“Sixty-six percent of respondents — including 77 percent of Democrats, 58 percent of Independents, and 56 percent of Republicans — said that they support adult-use legalization.” The post New Jersey: Legalization Initiative Continues to Enjoy Broad Voter Support appeared first on NORML.
August 20, 2020

Vermont: Bicameral Committee Meets in Effort to Finalize Marijuana Sales Measure

Senate members passed an initial version of the bill in 2019, while House members passed an amended version of the measure in February. The post Vermont: Bicameral Committee Meets in Effort to Finalize Marijuana Sales Measure appeared first on NORML.
August 19, 2020

Poll: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is Bipartisan

“Our polling shows bipartisan support for meaningful legislative marijuana reform that would legalize marijuana.” The post Poll: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is Bipartisan appeared first on NORML.
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