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Tagged With: Legislative

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/08/17

Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! First off –  HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO KC NORML! If you didn’t already hear, on Tuesday the voters of Kansas City passed Question 5 to decriminalize possession of marijuana by over 70%. You can read more by clicking here. Another bright spot to follow right now … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/01/17

Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! Happy April Fools Day – unfortunately I have no light-hearted gag for you today as marijuana prohibition is still very much in effect with thousands of people a week arrested throughout the country for mere possession of the plant. Nationwide, we have topped 1,600+ bills … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/25/17

Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! As we prepare to for April and marijuana related attention that comes with 4/20, NORML has put up an action alert on the appointment process for new US Attorneys (If you didn’t know, Attorney Jeff Sessions fired the holdovers from Obama Administration). With so many … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/17/2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! First and foremost, Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Fun fact, marijuana is still safer than alcohol. You can read more about it in Marijuana is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? co-authored by NORML’s own Paul Armentano. This week we saw “legislative crossover” … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/11/2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! At the federal level, aside from a few absurd comments by Attorney General Sessions and new cosponsors to HR 975 and HR 1227, things have been pretty quiet. At the state level, it is quite a different story. We have continued to see a marked … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/3/2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! At the state level, we have updated or added 23 Action Alerts this week as the total number of pieces of legislation introduced nationwide that pertain to marijuana has now topped 1,400. Federally, the developments just keep on coming, furthering the confusion and disarray at … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/24/2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! The elephant in the room is pretty simple. If you haven’t seen it yet, this week White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer opened the door to a federal crackdown in the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. You can read more about it HERE. To … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/18/2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of the marijuana legislative roundup! So here is a first: their is a Federal Cannabis Caucus! In case you missed it, Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Jared Polis(D-CO), and Don Young (R-AK) have formed the Congressional Cannabis Caucus to promote sensible cannabis policy reform and to ease the … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup, 2/10/2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of the legislative roundup! One thing is clear so far this year, elected officials see the writing on the wall when it comes to marijuana in America. This week, the number of bills filed throughout the country pertaining to various marijuana related policies broke 1,000. Most importantly, Representative Dana Rohrabacher … Continue reading »

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Weekly Legislative Roundup, 2/3/2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of the legislative roundup! With over 800 bills being filed in state legislatures and at the federal level, marijuana policy is moving fast. A big thanks to the over 3,000 people who have emailed their elected officials through our action alerts in the last 6 days alone! Remember, bookmark our … Continue reading »

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