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‘Faces of Marijuana Prohibition’ Event Held on Capitol Hill

NORML held a ‘Faces of Marijuana Prohibition’ event on Capitol Hill on April 19th, in cooperation with the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, where congressional staff heard first-hand from those most adversely impacted by the criminalization of marijuana.  Dozens of congressional staff attended, hearing from victims across the spectrum of marijuana criminalization. Perspectives included: a cancer survivor … Continue reading »

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Rhode Island: Measure to Expand Safe Access to Medical Marijuana Held For Further Study

Legislation was pending, H 7808, to double the number of state licensed medical marijuana dispensaries from three to six. Doing so would have increased safe access facilities for Rhode Island’s estimated 12,000 state-qualified medical marijuana patients. While state law permits for the home cultivation of cannabis, many patients are too ill to grow their own … Continue reading »

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