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Nevada: Bill to Amend Traffic Safety Laws Before Governor

Legislation awaits action from Gov. Brian Sandoval to amend Nevada‚Äôs per se traffic safety laws for carboxy-THC., Assembly Bill 135 eliminates statutes criminalizing the operation of a motor vehicle if a driver has detectable levels of carboxy THC in his/her urine. Carboxy-THC is an non-psychoactive waste product of THC that may be present for days … Continue reading »

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Maryland: Measure Making It Easier To Expunge Criminal Marijuana Convictions Before Governor

Update: The Senate has passed enrolled SB 949 which means the bill was adopted with the House amendments. SB 949 has now been sent to the governor for approval. Update: The Senate refuses to concur with the House amendments, so the Senate is requesting that the House recedes on the amendments for SB 949. Update: … Continue reading »

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New Hampshire: Marijuana Legalization Legislation Pending Before House Lawmakers

Legislation is making its way through the New Hampshire House, HB 656, to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana for adult use. Members of the House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety heard testimony regarding the bill on Wednesday, February 2, at 2pm.  Police in New Hampshire arrest some 2,900 individuals annually for simple marijuana … Continue reading »

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New Jersey: Two Legalization Measures Now Pending Before Lawmakers

New legislation has been introduced for the 2016/2017 legislative session that seeks to regulate the adult use and retail sale of marijuana.  Assembly Bill 4193 permits marijuana to be sold at convenience stores to adults aged 19 and older in unlimited amounts. The legislation also seeks to expunge the criminal records of past marijuana offenders.  … Continue reading »

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Georgia: Lawmakers Fail To Act on Senate Resolution That Would Have Placed Marijuana Question Before Voters

Senate lawmakers failed to act on Senate Resolution 6, which sought to place a constitutional amendment on the November 2016 ballot to regulate adult marijuana use, prior to a legislative deadline – thus tabling it for this session.  NORML would like to thank those of you who took time to contact your state Senator and … Continue reading »

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Maryland: Legislation To Put Marijuana Legalization Question Before Voters Defeated

House Bill 665, legislation that sought to place a constitutional amendment on the November 2018 ballot to regulate adult marijuana use was defeated by members of the House Judiciary committee. The bill would have allowed voters to decide if they wish to regulate the commercial cultivation, processing, and retail of marijuana to adults over the … Continue reading »

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Tennessee: Legislation To Offer Citation Instead of Arrest Fails To Garner Support Before Session Ends

Lawmakers failed to pass legislation this legislative session that would have placed a referendum before voters this November to provide local law enforcement the option of citing rather than arresting adults who are caught in possession of one ounce or less of marijuana. House Bill 2310 was approved by members of the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee on … Continue reading »

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