Oregon: Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients
Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 970, prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions.
The measure states that a landlord may not take into consideration an applicants status as a medical marijuana patient or whether they have a conviction based solely on the use or possession of marijuana.
Often times patients are forced to choose between their health and well-being and suitable housing, said NORML State Policies Coordinator Carly Wolf. No human bei....
An activist group in North Dakota filed paperwork to begin petitioning for another adult use marijuana legalization ballot initiative in 2020. The group then withdrew the measure so they can amend the language.
Members of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission have decided to advance plans to regulate social marijuana use facilities.
Governor Jared Polis D of Colorado signed legislation into law that allows physicians to recommend medical cannabis for any condition for which an opiate would otherwise be prescribed.
Legislation that would have removed the threat of....
Oregon Senate Votes To Legalize Interstate Marijuana Imports And Exports
The Oregon Senate passed a landmark bill on Wednesday that would let the governor make agreements with other states to provide for the exportation and importation of marijuana products across state linesbut it will only go into effect if the federal government changes its own policies to allow such activity.
Oregon senators approved the legislation in a 19 to 9 vote, and it now heads to the House.
Producers, wholesalers and researchers would be able to take cannabis across state lines if the government forges an agreement with the receiving state. There would also be requ....
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.
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