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NORML | May 10, 2019
 Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/10/19


Carly Wolf
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. Governor ....
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NPR | May 9, 2019
 38 Attorneys General Ask Congress To Bring Marijuana Money Into Banking System
A bipartisan group of attorneys general is urging Congress to pass legislation that would make it easier for banks to handle money involved in the legal cannabis industry.
A bipartisan group of attorneys general is urging Congress to pass legislation that would make it easier for banks to handle money involved in the legal cannabis industry.
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Laurel Wamsley
The attorneys general of 38 states and territories sent a letter to congressional leaders on Wednesday, urging them: Please, let us bank the money generated by the country`s booming cannabis business. Most states and several U.S. territories have legalized medical marijuana, and 10 states and the District of Columbia have legalized adult recreational use. But federal law still considers marijuana illegal, which exposes banks to legal risk if they handle weed-related money or transactions. ``This is simple: Not incorporating an $8.3 billion industry into our banking system....
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Stop the Drug War | May 02, 2019
 Chronicle AM: Trump VA Rejects Vets` MedMJ Bills, Philippines Drug War Called Out, More... 5/2/19


psmith
The Trump VA rejects medical marijuana bills for veterans, DC`s mayor unveils a bill to allow for taxed and regulated marijuana sales, the Louisiana legislature is moving on medical marijuana issues, the Philippines is in the hot seat as global harm reductionists gather, and more. Sending a message to Duterte. Steve Forrest/HRI/Workers` Photos Marijuana Policy Alaska Regulators Approve Draft Changes for Onsite Consumption. The Marijuana Control Board has given initial approval to draft changes in the state`s recently-approved onsite consumption regulations. The new dra....
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Stop the Drug War.org | April 24, 2019
 With Marijuana Policy and Democratic Presidential Candidates, Joe Biden is the Odd Man Out
Joe Biden`s drug warrior past may come back to haunt him.
Joe Biden`s drug warrior past may come back to haunt him.
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psmith
The ever-swelling field of Democratic presidential contenders has plenty of things to disagree about and plenty of issues where candidates can try to set themselves apart from the pack. But on the issue of marijuana policy, support for some form of marijuana legalization is almost universal. Joe Biden`s drug warrior past may come back to haunt him. Creative Commons With one glaring exception: Joe Biden. The former vice-president already leads the polls even though he has not formally announced -- that is expected to happen this week -- but his history as a drug warrior and....
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NORML | 4/20/19
 Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/20/19


Carly Wolf
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. Following are the bills that weve tracked this w....
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The Joint Blog | April 9, 2019
 Bipartisan STA TES Act Reintroduced, Would Limit Federal Governments Ability To Interfere State-Legal Marijuana Businesses


Anthony Martinelli

The STA TES Act, which would protect marijuana businesses which are legal under their states law, has been reintroduced in the United States Congress.,
Senators Elizabeth Warren D-MA and Cory Gardner R-CO, along with Representatives David Joyce R-OH and Earl Blumenauer D-OR, have reintroduced The Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States STATES Act of 2019, reports NORML. This Act amends the Controlled Substances Act to reduce the number of instances in which federal law enforcement agencies could carry out legal actions against state-licensed cannabis businesses or other related enterprises. The majority of states now regulate either the medical use or the adult use of marijuana. It is time for the fede....
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Stop the Drug War | April 12, 2019
 Chronicle AM: Bipartisan Federal Pot Banking Bill Filed, Texas MedMJ Hearings, More... 4/12/19


psmith

Some 20 senators sign on to a bill to solve legal marijuana`s banking problem, a Maine jail appeals a federal court ruling that it must provide Suboxone to a prisoner, and more.
Marijuana Policy Bipartisan Federal Bill Would Open Banks to Pot Businesses. Sens. Jeff Merkley D-OR and Cory Gardner R-CO, along with 18 other cosponsors, filed legislation Thursday that would shield banks that maintain accounts for marijuana businesses from being punished by federal regulators. The Secure and Fair Enforcement SAFE Act would stop federal agencies from being able to ``prohibit, penalize, or otherwise discourage a depository institution from providing financial services to a cannabis-related legitimate business or service provider or to a State, political s....
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Marijuana Moment | April 11, 2019
 GOP Congressmans Bill Would Let Medical Marijuana Patients Possess Guns


Kyle Jaeger
Medical marijuana patients would be allowed to purchase and possess firearms under a bill recently filed in Congress by Rep. Alex Mooney R-WV. The legislation would amend federal law so that people using cannabis for medical purposes in compliance with state policies would no longer be disqualified when applying to purchase a gun. The law currently states that firearms cannot be sold to a person if theyre an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance. Mooneys new Second Amendment Protection Act would create an exception for medical cannabis patients. Under t....
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NORML | April 4, 2019
 Guam Legalizes Marijuana Use By Adults


Democratic Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero signed legislation today legalizing the personal possession of marijuana by adults, and establishing regulations governing the plants commercial production and retail sale. Guam is a US territory with an estimated population of 165,000 people. Upon signing the measure into law, the Governor announced: We must regulate this illicit drug that is the most widely used drug in our society. We have to take it and control it, monitor its use and effects, benefit from its medicinal efforts, allow our people to live in a safer environment. The Can....
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