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North Dakota: Let’s Make History

Can you believe that we are less than four weeks away from Election Day? This year, the stakes have never been higher. North Dakotans on November 6th have the unique opportunity to end the state’s failed experiment with marijuana prohibition and to cease arresting adults for marijuana-related offenses. By voting “yes’ on Measure 3, you … Continue reading »

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Vote for Cannabis Friendly Candidates in North Carolina this November

In North Carolina there is only one way we will be able to achieve any level of cannabis reform at the state level, that way is through our legislators in Raleigh. Currently, the amount of legislators in office that are supportive of cannabis reform is pretty much nil. Zero. Nada. There are few representatives that … Continue reading »

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North Dakota Is Ready To End Criminalization

Last week, I did something that I had never done before: I traveled to North Dakota. This summer, the grassroots group LegalizeND successfully collected enough petition signatures to place a statewide marijuana legalization initiative (Measure 3) on this November’s general election. If enacted in November, North Dakota would become the tenth state — and by … Continue reading »

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NORML Endorses North Dakota Legalization Ballot Measure

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is endorsing North Dakota’s voter-initiated, adult use marijuana legalization effort, Measure 3. “NORML is pleased to support the grassroots Measure 3 campaign. With state legislators continuing to drag their feet with regard to reforming North Dakota’s outdated and failed marijuana prohibition laws, we believe that it … Continue reading »

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Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot in North Dakota

Today, the North Dakota Secretary of State’s office confirmed that LegalizeND has submitted more than enough signatures to qualify a marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot. The initiative that will be before voters this fall aims to legalize the use, sale, possession, and distribution of marijuana for anyone 21 years or older.  It would also … Continue reading »

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North Dakota: Advocates Turn In Signatures For 2018 Adult Use Initiative

Proponents of a statewide ballot initiative to legalize the adult use of marijuana in North Dakota turned in nearly 19,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office today in an effort to place the measure before voters this November. State officials must certify 13,452 signatures in order to qualify the measure for the 2018 electoral … Continue reading »

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New Leadership Energizes NORML Chapters in North Carolina

North Carolina NORML along with several other pro-cannabis organizations recently organized the Tar Heel State’s largest pro-cannabis march in recent memory. There were people from across the state, and even some long time residents that had to move to a state that allows them to medicate the way they want, despite having a majority of … Continue reading »

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North Carolina: Medical Marijuana Legislation Filed

Rep. John Autry has filed legislation to legalize medical marijuana. HB 185 establishes a program that includes a large variety of debilitating medical conditions. The bill allows patients to possess up to 24 ounces and for growers to occupy a space “of not more than 250 feet of total garden canopy.” In addition, HB 185 … Continue reading »

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North Dakota: Oppose Legislation to Rewrite Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Law

Senate legislation is pending, Senate Bill 2344, to significantly rewrite the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act. Sixty-four percent of voters approved the law on Election Day. Lawmakers should respect the public’s will and implement this law as initiated. Unfortunately, SB 2344 makes several unacceptable changes to the Act. Specifically, prohibits qualified patients from possessing whole-plant … Continue reading »

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North Dakota: Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Introduced

Legislation is pending in the House to decriminalize the possession of marijuana and marijuana-related paraphernalia.  House Bill 1340 amends existing law so that activities involving the possession of marijuana, marijuana-related paraphernalia, or the internal possession of marijuana are reduced from criminal misdemeanors to non-criminal infractions — punishable by a fine only, no arrest, no jail, … Continue reading »

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