Welcome to the latest edition of NORMLs Weekly Legislative Roundup
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries announced their intentions to introduce legislation known as the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act CSA, thus ending the nearly century-long federal policy of criminalization and prohibition.
Governor Doug Bergum R of North Dakota signed a bill into law that will remove the threat of jail time for the possession of up to a half ounce of marijuana.
At the state level, Governor Brian Kemp R signed legislation into law to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC.
Governor Laura Kelly D of Kansas signed industrial hemp production legislation into law.
A decriminalization bill was defeated in the Missouri House of Representatives this week.
At a more local level, The city commissioners of Daytona Beach voted to decriminalize up to 20 grams of marijuana possession.
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Colorado issues public health advisory after pesticide found on certain marijuana products
Affected products include: marijuana flower, trim, concentrates, and infused-products
The Colorado Department of Revenues Marijuana Enforcement Division on Thursday warned that marijuana products from a local retailer could potentially contain harmful chemicals, calling the products a threat to public safety.
State health and marijuana departments issued an immediate health and safety advisory on medical and retail marijuana cultivated by MMJ America Uptown, the department of revenue said in a news release.
The advisory cited potentially unsafe pesticide residue on marijuana flower, trim, concentrates and infused-products.
Consumers who have these affecte....
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