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California: Marijuana Regulation Implementation Bill Sent to Governor

Members of the state assembly and senate have passed legislation, Senate Bill 94, regarding the implementation of the Adult Use Marijuana Act and make amendments to the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act. The legislation imposes various regulatory changes surrounding the licensing of medical and retail facilities. A summary of some of these changes appears … Continue reading »

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George Rohrbacher: Trump Administration Plans To Ramp Up Government Regulation and Stifle New Marijuana Businesses

By George Rohrbacher, Former Washington State Senator (R), Former NORML board member George Rohrbacher The Trump White House statement last week of plans for stricter enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states with newly voter-approved recreational marijuana laws signals Trump’s surprisingly pro-regulation, anti-business, anti-Liberty stance. Cannabis prohibition is perhaps one of America’s most onerous forms … Continue reading »

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Massachusetts Voters Approve The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act

According to the Associated Press, voters in Massachusetts will approve Question 4, legalizing the adult use of marijuana for adults. The AP has the measure leading by a vote of 53 percent to 47 percent and has called the race. “Massachusetts voters historically have embraced progressive marijuana policies, having previously voted twice to amend various elements … Continue reading »

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New Mexico: Senators Vote Down Cannabis Regulation

Members of the Senate voted down Senate Joint Resolution 5 which sought to put legalization before a public vote this November. Although 17 Senators stood in favor of the measure, 24 voted against it.  However, the vote marks the first time that such a measure has ever been debated on the floor of either chamber of … Continue reading »

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