NORTH DAKOTA HOUSE ADVANCES ADULT-USE CANNABIS LEGALIZATION

In #NorthDakota, the state #House advances two bills to legalize, regulate, and #tax #recreational marijuana. House bill 1420, which passed by a 56-38 vote, would allow adults 21 and older to purchase and possess up to an #ounce of #cannabis, while banning home #cultivation. It would also restrict consumption to…

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NJ Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana, Reduce Penalties On Magic Mushrooms Advances

A New Jersey legislative committee voted on Thursday to advance a bill that would decriminalize the possession of marijuana and reduce the penalties for possessing small amounts of psilocybin mushrooms. The move by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee comes only days after New Jersey voters approved a constitutional amendment…

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South Dakota hemp bill advances despite Public Safety warning that hemp sends “mixed messages” to kids

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm By James Nord, The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota residents who pass background checks and get a license from the state agriculture department would be allowed to cultivate industrial hemp under a measure a House…

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Tommy Chong, Ryan Adams, other marijuana advocates react as Jeff Sessions nomination advances

Published: Feb 2, 2017, 7:50 am • Updated: Feb 2, 2017, 9:51 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, Orange County Register Marijuana rights advocates, industry leaders and consumers are weighing in Wednesday on news that Sen. Jeff Sessions cleared a Senate panel, moving President Donald Trump’s nominee one step closer to…

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New cannabidiol oil bill advances in Wisconsin legislature

Published: Feb 2, 2017, 1:45 pm • Updated: Feb 2, 2017, 1:45 pm By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin state Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill that would allow possession of a marijuana extract be used to treat seizures. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to…

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New Mexico Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances In Senate Rules Committee

2016 is the year of marijuana legalization in a lot of people’s eyes. Activists and campaigns have had their eyes on 2016 for a long time. There are a lot of states that are poised to vote on marijuana legalization initiatives in November, but a lot of people forget about…

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