April 13, 2018

GOP Lawmaker: Trump Administration Pledges Non-Interference In Legal Marijuana States

Originally appeared in: Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights […]
April 13, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/13/18

Originally appeared in: Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! I first want to bring your attention to some key developments happening at the federal level. United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), along with Oregon Democrats Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, introduced legislation to remove […]
April 12, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Introduces Bi-Partisan Hemp Legalization Bill

Originally appeared in: United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), along with Oregon Democrats Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley introduced legislation today to remove low THC hemp from the federal Controlled Substances Act and amend federal regulations to better facilitate industrial hemp production, research, and commerce. The Hemp […]
April 12, 2018

Are You Doing 4/20 Right? Here’s a List of What’s Happening

Originally appeared in: Following tradition, marijuana consumers and advocates from around the globe are organizing rallies, marches and other acts of political expression or civil disobedience in advance of this year’s celebration of 4/20, an annual protest against the prohibition of marijuana. While these public events are often effective […]
April 11, 2018

NORML Responds as Ex-House Speaker Signs On With Marijuana Industry Leader

Originally appeared in: It has been announced that former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, along with former Republican Governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld, have joined the Board of Advisors for Acreage Holdings, a multi-state corporation operating in the medical and recreational marijuana space. The company holds licenses […]
April 10, 2018

The FDA Wants To Hear From You About Marijuana Scheduling

Originally appeared in: …At least that’s how the public comment process works.  This year, the United Nations World Health Organization is due to review the current international classification of marijuana, THC, cannabidiol, and other related compounds and preparations this year. In the lead-up, the WHO is asking member nations submit feedback, […]
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