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Virginia: Juvenile Expungement Bill Fails In House Committee

UPDATE: SB 796 has passed the Senate but was tabled on February 15 on a voice vote by the House Courts of Justice, Subcommittee on Criminal Law. The measure will not be considered further this session. ——– Sen. Ryan McDougle has introduced SB 796, which creates a expungement by petition process for individuals under 21 … Continue reading »

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Missouri: Expungement Bill Fails to Receive Senate Floor Vote

Legislation to expand the list of offenses eligible for expungement to include the possession of marijuana, among other offenses, failed to receive a Senate floor vote. Members of the Senate Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee had previously voted in favor of the measure. Additional information is available from Missouri NORML here or on their Facebook … 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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Missouri: Senate Fails To Vote On Industrial Hemp Measure

Members of the Senate failed to consider pending legislation, House Bill 2038, to expand the state’s industrial hemp research program, before the legislative session came to an end. House Bill 2038 was previously approved by members of the House on April 11th, 2016 in a 123 to 29 vote.  Other pending measures, House Bill 1973 and Senate Bill 584, also failed … Continue reading »

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Virginia: House Fails To Act On Bill To End License Suspensions For Minor Marijuana Violators

On February 9th, SB 327, legislation to amend state law so that first time, minor marijuana offenders no longer face the loss of their driver’s license, was approved by the full Senate. Unfortunately members of the House Courts of Justice Committee failed to take action on the bill before the 2016 legislative session came to an end. … Continue reading »

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Kansas: House Committee Fails To Act On Safe Access Act

Members of the House Committee on Health and Human Services failed to consider House Bill 2691, the Kansas Safe Access Act, this legislative session.  The legislation sought to provide for the legal use of cannabis for medical conditions. The measure would have registered compassion centers, authorized the issuance of identification cards, and established a compassion board. … 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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