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NORML Weighs In For Personal Cultivation Rights In Washington State

On Wednesday, NORML and Washington NORML both submitted public comment to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) in support of the regulatory body drafting model legislation to allow the lawful home cultivation of marijuana for personal use. You can review the comprehensive assessment and recommendations made by Washington NORML’s Legislative Associate Bailey Hirschburg and … Continue reading »

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Illinois: Legislation Pending To Expand Industrial Hemp Cultivation

Update: SB 1294 passed the Illinois Senate on May 4 and is now pending in the House Legislation is pending to regulate the commercial cultivation of industrial hemp. The Industrial Hemp Act, SB 1294 seeks to license farmers to “grow, process, cultivate, harvest, process, possess, sell, or purchase industrial hemp or industrial hemp related products” for … Continue reading »

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New Hampshire: Patient Cultivation Bill Pending

Update: A hearing for HB 472 was held on Tuesday 4/11 at 1:30 PM. Update: HB 472 has been introduced to the Senate and referred to committee. Update: Members of the House of Representatives have passed HB 472. It now awaits action by the Senate. House legislation is pending, HB 472, to permit qualified patients … Continue reading »

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Denver NORML Promotes Home Cultivation Through Grow Safety Symposium

On Saturday, April 15th, during what many now refer to as “420 weekend,” Denver NORML is hosting a free educational event that will focus on the many aspects of home cultivation. The event will consist of two parts: a panel discussion with an exciting line up of speakers that will highlight safe and sustainable cultivation … Continue reading »

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New Hampshire: Patient Cultivation Bill Pending

Update: Members of the House of Representatives have passed HB 472. It now awaits action by the Senate. House legislation is pending, HB 472, to permit qualified patients to cultivate their own medicine. Under present law, qualified patients must purchase cannabis from one of a handful of state-licensed dispensaries. House Bill 472 allows patients to … Continue reading »

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Washington: Legislation Pending to Permit Home Cultivation

Washington state Representative Sherry Appleton has introduced legislation, HB 1092: The Adult Home Grow & Criminal Reduction Bill, to allow adults the option to legally cultivate personal use amounts of marijuana in a private residence. If enacted, the measure would permit an adult to grow up to six plants on their private premises, so long … Continue reading »

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Marijuana Regulators Target Home Cultivation

Since its founding, NORML has advocated that statewide legalization efforts – whether through a ballot initiative or using the legislative process – should ideally include provisions that permit and protect the act of home cultivation by marijuana consumers. This advocacy has resulted in more than 16 states now allowing home cultivation, including in six of … Continue reading »

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Washington: Legislation to Permit Home Cultivation Fails To Garner Support

Lawmakers have failed to consider legislation that would allow adults to legally cultivate personal use amounts of marijuana this legislative session. House Bill 2629, the Adult Home Grow & Criminal Reduction Bill sought to permit adults to grow a limited number of marijuana plants for personal use. Members of the House Committee on Commerce and … Continue reading »

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Hawaii: Lawmakers Fail To Act On Legislation To Restrict Home Cultivation

House lawmakers took no action on legislation that sought to eliminate patients’ longstanding rights to cultivate medical marijuana. House Bill 1680 sought to repeal patients’ legal authority to cultivate personal use quantities of cannabis. The legislation was not heard in time for the filing deadline and therefore will no longer be considered by lawmakers during this … Continue reading »

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California: Legislation To Impose Cultivation Tax On Medical Marijuana Pending

Legislation is pending in the Senate that seeks to impose new taxes on the production and purchase of medical cannabis. Senate Bill 987 imposes a special 15 percent statewide tax upon medical marijuana sales. This tax would be in addition to the imposition of existing state and local taxes. Assembly Bill 2243 imposes a new $ 9.75/ounce … Continue reading »

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