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Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform

Earlier this month, citing racism, bigotry, and mass-incarceration, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party adopted a resolution to “support Democratic candidates and policies which promote the full repeal of cannabis prohibition by its removal from the Controlled Substances Act, and to support the creation of new laws which regulate it in a manner similar to other culturally … Continue reading »

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New Hampshire: Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Signed Into Law

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed legislation today decriminalizing minor marijuana possession offenses. House Bill 640, which takes effect in 60 days, eliminates criminal penalties for the possession of up to 3/4 of an ounce of cannabis and/or up to five grams of hashish for those age 18 or older. Under the new law, first time … Continue reading »

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New Hampshire: Governor Signs Penalty Reduction Measure Into Law

On June 21st, Governor Maggie Hassan signed legislation, Senate Bill 498, into law to reduce the penalty for first-time possession of marijuana offenses from a Class A offense to an unspecified misdemeanor.  Members of the House previously voted 298 to 58 to amend Senate Bill 498 to make first-time offenses a civil violation rather than a … Continue reading »

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Tennessee: Hemp Production Measure Signed Into Law

Legislation, HB 2032, permitting the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp has become law. The measure permits  for the licensed cultivation of industrial hemp when “grown by an institution of higher education in this state that offers a baccalaureate or post-graduate level program of study in agricultural sciences.” Over 20 states have enacted similar legislation, … Continue reading »

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Illinois: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Plan Into Law

Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to expand and extend the state’s medical marijuana program. The legislation (Senate Bill 10) extends the state’s medical cannabis program to 2020. Legislation initiating the program was set to expire in 2018. Other changes to the program include: 1. Adding post-traumatic stress and any terminal illness as qualifying medical conditions; 2. Extending … Continue reading »

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