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Montana Activists Submit Marijuana Legalization Petition Signatures For Verification

Montana residents look set to have their say on marijuana legalization after cannabis reform advocates collected the required number of signatures for...
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Colorado Governor Could Mass-Pardon Marijuana Possession Convictions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is one pen stroke away from having expanded powers to pardon persons in the state with low-level marijuana...
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Despite Legalization, People Of Color Still Disproportionately Targeted By Police, New Studies Find

A new study backs up the findings of a recent report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); that people of color...
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Louisiana Expanding Medical Marijuana Access Under New Law

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a bill into law that will significantly expand access to the state’s medical marijuana program.
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Portland Lawmakers To Withdraw Cannabis Tax Revenue From City Police Department

Portland City Council members heeded demands to defund the police – a rallying cry for those protesting police killings of black Americans...
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Vermont Senate Votes To Double Marijuana Possession And Cultivation Limits

Vermont senators approved a bill that would double decriminalized marijuana possession and cultivation limits, and establish automatic expungements of low-level cannabis offenses.
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New Jersey Lawmakers File Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Ahead of Referendum On Full Legalization

New Jersey lawmakers submitted a new cannabis decriminalization bill ahead of the state’s marijuana legalization referendum this November. The...
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New Mexico Governor: Cannabis Legalization Will Help Rebuild Economy Post-COVID-19

The governor of New Mexico urged the need for recreational marijuana legalization in the state to help “rebuild” an ailing economy hit...
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Municipalities Increasingly Opting Against Cannabis Testing For Employees

City officials across the US are abandoning marijuana testing requirements for public employees. Rochester City Council approved legislation to...
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Three Marijuana Reform Bill Advance In Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers have been quietly busy advancing three pieces of legislation concerning expanded medical cannabis access, protected marijuana banking services and the...