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Vermont Becomes the Ninth State to Legalize Adult Marijuana Possession and Personal Cultivation

Republican Gov. Phil Scott has signed legislation (H. 511) into law legalizing the use and cultivation of marijuana by adults. Vermont is the ninth state to statutorily permit adults to possess marijuana for personal use, and it is the first state to enact these reforms via legislative action rather than by the passage of a … Continue reading »

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Vermont Senate Approves Legalization of Marijuana Possession and Cultivation, Awaits Governor’s Signature

Today, the Vermont state Senate approved a measure that would legalize the possession and limited home cultivation of marijuana. Under this legislation, H. 511, individuals 21 years of age or older would be able to possess up to one ounce of marijuana and cultivate a limited amount for personal use. “While prohibitionists like Attorney General … Continue reading »

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New Hampshire House Votes to Legalize Marijuana Possession and Cultivation

This morning, in a direct rebuke to the bluster coming from US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 207 to 139 in favor of a measure that would legalize the possession of up to 3/4 of an ounce of marijuana and the cultivation of 3 mature plants for adults 21 … Continue reading »

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CDFA Emergency Regulations Regarding Cannabis Cultivation Licensing

Cal NORML has sent comments to state regulators at the CA Department of Food and Agriculture regarding their emergency licensing regulations for cannabis cultivation. “We are concerned that the CDFA’s proposed emergency regulations on cannabis cultivation licensing fail to limit the total amount of acreage that any one applicant may accumulate. This opens the doors to large-scale, … Continue reading »

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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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