The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment is set to expire on December 8. This critical federal appropriations amendment prohibits the Department of Justice from spending money to interfere with state medical marijuana laws. Drug Policy Action has a URL for you to tell your elected representatives to renew the measure. For patients and caregivers using some form of […]
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SPRINGFIELD, IL — Advocates hoping to bring upwards of $700 million in new revenue to Illinois by legalizing marijuana next year spoke to lawmakers at a joint House-Senate committee hearing Tuesday. A measure legalizing marijuana for adults in Illinois in order to spur economic development while protecting public safety is expected to be considered by the […]
On Tuesday, travel radio and television host Rick Steves, a NORML Board Member, journeyed to Illinois to testify in support of marijuana legalization effort in the state legislature. “When you legalize marijuana, use does not go up, teen use does not go up, crime does not go up, what goes up ix tax revenue, what goes […]
Bipartisan Letter to Congressional Leadership Urges Continued Protections for Medical Marijuana Programs
WASHINGTON, DC — Sixty-six members of Congress representing both Republicans and Democrats sent a letter on Wednesday to Speaker Ryan, Senate Majority Leader McConnell, Leader Pelosi, and Leader Schumer urging them to maintain the federal protections for the 46 states that have implemented some form of medical cannabis programs throughout the country. This comes on […]
Need Help Clearing Your Record of Marijuana Charges? There’s a Free Expungement Fair in LA on Saturday
LOS ANGELES, CA — On Saturday, December 2nd, there will be an expungement fair in Los Angeles, CA for people who are looking to get their felony records reduced, dismissed, or expunged of their criminal record. For anyone who has a criminal record of any kind, attorneys and paralegals from the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office will […]
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