Here is NORML’s weekly update on pending state legislation in Wisconsin, West Virginia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Kentucky, Indiana, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Alaska.
The legislation provides an affirmative defense for motorists who test positive for the presence of either THC or its metabolite, but who are not responsible for a traffic accident and who show no evidence of intoxication.
The current state of cannabis reform in Indiana and the potential progress that could be made this session rests largely on the shoulders of a few committee chairs.
While Indiana did not have the opportunity to vote directly on cannabis propositions as in other states, there were numerous candidates on the ballot supportive of reforming our cannabis laws. Here’s a quick rundown of some notable outcomes from election night!
The new year marks a fresh slate and new beginnings for many and here at NORML it’s no different. This week we’ve seen bills introduced in Georgia, Indiana, and Virginia plus some exciting news in Massachusetts, Washington D.C., New York and Vermont. Click here to find out what the latest is!
House and Senate lawmakers have signed off on legislation, Senate Bill 357, to reclassify and regulate industrial hemp. As passed, the measure redefines cannabis possessing less than 0.3 percent THC as an industrial crop. It also seeks to establish licensing requirements and regulations governing the production of and commerce in hemp, as well as for the scientific study of the crop.
The scent of reform and rational marijuana policies must be drifting across the Rockies into…