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Chronicle AM: Legal Pot Bill This Week in NJ, Global Drug War Human Rights Guidelines Issued, More... 3/18/19
A New Mexico pot legalization bill dies and the governor says she will take it up next year, Minneapolis will quit charging small-time pot offenders, UN bodies and member states issue drug war human rights guidelines, a federal prisoner sues for access to methadone treatment, and more.
The state of New Jersey is banking on marijuana tax revenues. Now, to get that bill passed. Creative Commons
Connecticut Democrats Unveil Legalization Package. A group of House Democrats held a press conference last Thursday to unveil a proposed package go bills to allow ....
New Mexico`s House of Representatives passes legalization bill
If you live in New Mexico, contact your senator today asking them to end marijuana prohibition.
Yesterday, in a 36-34 vote, the New Mexico House of Representatives passed HB 356, which would legalize marijuana for adults. The bill is a product of a last-minute compromise and incorporates parts of the Republican-sponsored bill. It now heads to the Senate, where any vote is expected to be close. If enough New Mexicans reach out to their state senators, there is a chance the state will legalize marijuana this year
Ask your state senator to make marijuana legal for adults tod....
Marijuana Legalization Measures Gaining Momentum In Several States
Lawmakers in several states have recently moved forward legislative proposals to either legalize or decriminalize marijuana-related activities. Here is a look at where some of these efforts currently stand.
New Hampshire: By a margin of 209 to 147, House members voted late last week in favor of House Bill 481, which legalizes the possession and cultivate of personal use quantities of cannabis by adults, and establishes a licensed system of commercial production and retail sales. The measure awaits action in the Senate and faces opposition from Republican Gov.....
New Mexico House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill
New Mexicos House of Representatives passed a bill to legalize marijuana for adult use on Thursday.
After getting a favorable report from two House committees last month, the legislation cleared the full chamber in a narrow 36-34 vote, but not before being significantly amended from its original form.
Sponsored by Reps. Javier Martinez D and Antonio Maestas D, the bill would establish a retail cannabis system in the state and would automatically seal previous records of individuals with convictions for marijuana offenses that are made legal by the bill.
Before final pass....
Yesterday, the New Mexico Senate overwhelmingly passed SB 323, a bill that would decriminalize the possession of up to half an ounce of marijuana. However, there is no guarantee that the House will schedule a vote on the bill.
Reach out to your lawmakers today in support of both marijuana decriminalization and legalization in New Mexico.
Marijuana decriminalization will allow for law enforcement to better prioritize their resources. It also means that otherwise law-abiding adults won`t face jail time and criminal records for using a substance safer than alcohol. Last year....
Chronicle AM: Beto, Bernie Talk Criminal Justice Reform; FDA Oks Ketamine for Depression, More... 3/6/19
Bernie Sanders talks criminal justice reform, but he`s not the only Democratic doing so. (image:senate.gov)
Democratic presidential contenders begin staking out criminal justice reform positions, yet another poll has a national majority for marijuana legalization, the FDA approves ketamine for depression, and more.
Bernie Sanders talks criminal justice reform, but he`s not the only Democratic doing so. senate.gov
Quinnipiac Poll Has Strong Support for Legalization. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday has support for marijuana legalization at 60 percent nationwide, with only 33 percent opposed. An even larger number of respondents 63 percent said old....
In Congress this week Senator Cory Booker D-NJ, along with Representatives Barbara Lee D-CA and Ro Khanna D-CA, introduced The Marijuana Justice Act of 2019, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and incentivize states to end the racially disparate criminalization of marijuana consumers.
At the state level, North Dakota state Rep. Roers Jones, who sponsored the recently defeated decriminalization bill, is trying to get her language inserted as a part of separate legislation.
As New Jersey lawmakers and Governor Phil Murphy continue to work out details of ....
New Mexico Lawmakers Vote To Advance Two Separate Marijuana Legalization Bills
Two different visions for how marijuana should be legalized in New Mexico made progress on Saturday as legislative committees voted to advance separate bills to end cannabis prohibition.
One proposal that would legalize use of recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older and would task the state with licensing retailers now heads to the full House of Representatives after being passed out of the House Judiciary Committee with a 7-3 vote.
The legislation would allow adults to grow their own cannabis, provided they receive a license from the state, and it also includes la....
Welcome to the latest edition of NORMLs Weekly Legislative Roundup
At the state level, the North Dakota House of Representatives defeated a decriminalization bill on the House floor by a narrow 43-47 vote. On the same day, LegalizeND announced that they will try again with a 2020 legalization ballot initiative.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation into law this week permitting the production of industrial hemp in accordance with the new federal regulations.
Delaware prosecutors will no longer be encouraged to pursue criminal charges against those who possess ma....
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