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New Jersey Gov Approves Marijuana Expungement Bill

The governor of New Jersey signed a bill into law establishing a streamlined process for expunging criminal records resulting from low-level marijuana...
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Hawaii Decriminalizes Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses

A new law decriminalizing low-level possession of marijuana took effect in Hawaii on Jan 11, 2020. Individuals found with...
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Virginia’s New Prosecutor Will Not Pursue Low-Level Pot Offenses

Two newly-elected Virginia prosecutors said they will not pursue low-level marijuana possession cases in their counties. Fairfax County Commonwealth’s...
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Virginia To Take Overdue Action On Marijuana Reform In 2020

2020 could shape up to be a defining year for marijuana reform in Virginia, one of the country’s most conservative states when...
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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Approved In Trinidad and Tobago

President Paula-Mae Weekes of Trinidad and Tobago signed a bill into law just before Christmas that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of...
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New Jersey Governor Pushes For Marijuana Decriminalization Ahead Of 2020 Legalization Ballot Vote

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) wants to work with lawmakers to swiftly decriminalize cannabis possession in the state as a stop-gap...
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Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg and His Stance On Marijuana

After flirting with the idea for years, former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg has announced his bid for the US...
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Tennessee Marijuana Policy Makes Prosecuting Recreational Users Unlikely

Tennessee's lead law enforcement agency sent a memo to police divisions throughout the state which suggests that individuals found with small amounts...
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Finland To Consider Marijuana Decriminalization Following Citizen Petition

Finland’s government is set to debate decriminalizing the personal possession and cultivation of cannabis, following the submission of a petition with more...
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‘Marijuana 1-to-3’ Act Would Federally Reschedule Cannabis

Two separate bills have been filed in Congress which would reschedule marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III under the Controlled Substances...