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Congress Passes Landmark Cannabis Research Bill

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved landmark legislation to expand research into medical marijuana, the first time both houses of Congress have passed a single cannabis bill. The bill, titled…

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Senator Introduces Bill To Set Up Framework for Federal Cannabis Legalization

Sen. John Hickenlooper on Thursday introduced a bill that would set the regulatory framework for when the federal government legalizes marijuana. Colorado Democrat Hickenlooper said effectively preparing regulators for the…

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Puerto Rico Bill Would Expunge Low-Level Weed Possession Convictions

Puerto Rican senators have introduced a bill to expunge low-level marijuana possession convictions. He said he was inspired by President Joseph Biden’s announcement five days ago that he would pardon…

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California’s Newsom Signs Bill To Offer Alternative Plea For Those Facing Drug Charges

California Governor Gavin Newsom has drawn praise from drug reform advocates after he signed a bill last month that would create alternative petition options for individuals facing certain drug convictions.…

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Newsom Signs Bill Protecting California Workers Who Smoke Off-the-Clock

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Sunday signed Several bills have been enacted that aim to “strengthen California’s cannabis laws, expand the legal cannabis market, and remedy the harm of cannabis…

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House Bill 837 Aims to Legalize Pot Possession, Home Grow in Maryland

The activists behind the ballot referendum to legalize cannabis in Maryland launched a new advertising campaign last week urging voters to support the proposal when they go to the polls…

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Thai Lawmakers Withdraw Bill to Regulate Cannabis

A proposed bill that would bring greater restrictions on cannabis use in the country was withdrawn by Thai lawmakers on Wednesday. Bloomberg report The lawmakers “voted 198 to 136 in…

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California Lawmakers Pass Bill Protecting Workers’ Off-Duty Cannabis Use

On Tuesday, California lawmakers finally approved a bill to protect employees who use marijuana outside of work. If approved by the governor, California would become her seventh state in the…

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California Governor Vetoes Bill Authorizing Safe Injection Sites

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday vetoed a bill authorizing a limited number of safe injection sites, in an attempt to curb the number of overdose deaths plaguing the state…

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Massachusetts Governor Signs Cannabis Social Equity Bill

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill Thursday to amend the state’s marijuana laws, authorizing the addition of a social equity clause and other changes to cannabis regulations in the…

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California Bill To Bar Employment Urine and Hair Drug Tests for Cannabis Advances

A bill to add protections to California employees who consume cannabis after hours is underway and could soon make its way to the Senate floor. The bill would prohibit employment…

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California Lawmakers Approve Bill Authorizing Safe Consumption Sites

The California Senate this week passed a law authorizing safe places of consumption in the state, taking another step in efforts to curb the sharp rise in drug overdose deaths.…

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Missouri Senate Bill 491 | MO’s Push for Weed Decriminalization

Missouri is now a legal state for medical marijuana, but six years ago, in 2014, the Missouri legislature passed an amended Uniform Penal Code that greatly reduces the legal consequences…

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Bipartisan Bill Would Clear Federal Marijuana Misdemeanor Records

American lives have been uprooted for punishment for simple misdemeanor marijuana crimes, an activity that is now legal in 38 states for a variety of purposes. But the new law…

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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Cannabis Decriminalization Bill

The Senate panel met on Tuesday to consider a bill to non-criminalize cannabis at the federal level. It’s been less than a week since the bill was introduced by Senate…

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California Bill to Require Cannabis Warnings About Mental Disorder Risks Advances

Should California cannabis products be warned about rare side effects for people with schizophrenia and other mental illnesses, or fuel false or exaggerated beliefs about cannabis. mosquito? Senate bill 1097The…

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Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Discrimination Against Missouri Parents for Medical Marijuana Use

Senate Bill 357, a newly proposed bill that bans family courts from discriminating parents participating in Missouri’s medical marijuana program, has become a topic of recent debate for state legislators.…

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Senate Dems Ready To Introduce Cannabis Bill, Hearing Scheduled Next Week

As Congress is set to take a break for its traditional August recess, and as this year’s midterm elections approach, Senate Democrats are finally ready to submit a bill to…

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Bill Clinton Hails ‘Very Encouraging’ CBD Clinical Trial

Clinical trials, According to researchers at the NYU Langone Health and Baptist Health / Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute, oral cannabidiol (CBD) -containing oral absorption tablets “safely manage pain after minimally invasive…

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Alabama Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

Alabama Governor Kay Ivy signed a law on Monday to legalize medical cannabis in the state. Medical marijuana legalized in Alabama After the Alabama Legislature passed the bill with 68-35…

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