Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!
“It’s time for Minnesota to become a leader in the midwest when it comes to sensible marijuana policy.”
“What we see is that the trends in legal states like Colorado, Washington, Oregon and California are generally no different than the traffic safety trends in other states that haven’t changed their marijuana laws.”
HB 4982 explicitly permits those convicted of one or more misdemeanor marijuana offenses to file a petition with the court to have their criminal record set aside.
At an event over the weekend, Kansas State Representative Steve Alfond (R) defended the continuation of marijuana prohibition by reverting to the kind of overtly racist rhetoric originally deployed by Henry Anslinger when this failed policy was first implemented.
There is no place for ‘Czars’ in today’s American government, particularly those like Marino who still cling to the outdated and failed drug war policies and misplaced ideologies of the past.
Some republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are reconsidering their position on marijuana reforms during the 2017 legislative session.
In a Statement of Administration Policy, released today, President Obama’s administration took a firm stance…