Although members of the House have passed an earlier version of the legislation — the SAFE Banking Act — on seven prior occasions, today’s vote marks the first time that Senate members have voted in favor of the measure.
“Ohioans have seen similar legalization laws adopted in neighboring states and they know that regulating the cannabis market is preferable to the failed policy of prohibition.”
Under the new statewide policy, which takes effect on Sunday, October 1st, most public employees will no longer be required to undergo pre-employment marijuana testing.
“Passage of The CURE Act will increase the talent pool of candidates eligible for federal employment, while recognizing the reality that millions of Americans have experience with cannabis and should not be denied the opportunity to positively contribute to our federal workforce.”
Fall ’23 Intern Mae Mueller details her reasons for joining the NORML team.
NORML is excited to once again be part of a national effort to strengthen our democracy by registering voters on National Voter Registration Day.
Lawmakers have advanced two bills to the desk of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom that seek to expand the rights of cannabis consumers.
In the coming days, members of the House and Senate could take action on multiple important federal cannabis bills.