NORML Spring ’23 Intern Lucy Matthews shares her experience working with the national team in Washington, DC.
“The criminalization of marijuana harmed low-income communities and communities of color in a profound way,” Gov. Moore said. “We want to make sure that the legalization of marijuana lifts those communities now in a profound way.”
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“It’s going to be on the ballot and it’s going to pass,” Tom Haren, a spokesperson for the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, told the Ohio Capital Journal. “Ohio consumers … will be able to have safe, effective and regulated adult use of cannabis right here in the Buckeye State.”
Investigators concluded, “High potency cannabis use, measured as THC concentration in cannabis and high potency cannabis preference, was not associated with increased symptoms of psychosis.”
“Passage of this legislation is the result of years of grassroots activism by consumers and stakeholders, including Minnesota NORML. In fact, the impetus for the formation of Minnesota NORML was based upon a police raid and resulting marijuana arrest. These sort of destructive actions are now poised to come to an end in Minnesota.”
Georgia: Regulators Finally License Retailers to Begin Selling Low-THC Cannabis Products to Authorized Patients
“For almost ten years, patients and their providers have lacked the ability to locally access these medically necessary state-approved products from state-licensed retailers. Hopefully, their wait is finally over.”
“If cannabis businesses are to have any hope of operating safely, transparently, and in a manner that is competitive with the existing underground market, Congress must pass SAFE Banking now.”