New Hampshire State Lawmakers Seek To Make Cannabis Possession A Constitutional Right

Today in cannabis news: Pennsylvania state legislators present a proposal to legalize cannabis with a social equity emphasis; New Hampshire state legislators press for an amendment to the state’s constitution that would make cannabis possession a right; and U.S. state agriculture departments urge that federal government funds for hemp cultivators…

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Lil Baby and James Harden Stopped for Cannabis Possession

Lil Baby, aka Dominique Jones, is making headlines along with James Harden, NBA icon of Brooklyn Nets fame, for being stopped by police in Paris for cannabis possession.  Reportedly, Harden, as well as several other men, were surrounded by police during a search on Avenue Montaigne. During the intense and…

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Missouri Man is Freed After Serving 11 Years for Cannabis Possession

A Missouri man is finally free after serving 11 years behind bars over one pound of marijuana. On Thursday, Robert Franklin was released from Moberly Correctional Center, located in Randolph County, Missouri—cutting short what had been a 22-year sentence. In May, Franklin’s sentence was officially commuted by Missouri Gov. Mike…

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Possession and Home Cultivation of Adult-Use Cannabis Now Legal in New Mexico

Possession and cultivation of cannabis at home are now legal for adults ages 21 and over in New Mexico—representing a momentous day for the “Land of Enchantment.” Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham celebrated by releasing four infographics of what changes take effect immediately. Under New Mexico’s legislation, The Cannabis Regulation Act,…

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Colorado Senate Committee Passes Bill (HB 21-1090) to Double Legal Cannabis Possession, Clear Past Convictions

It’s possible that Colorado could end up with double the legal amount of cannabis possession allowed, but HB 21-1090 is still making its way through the state legislative process.  The next step for the bill was a state Senate committee hearing April 22, through which, according to NORML, the bill…

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St. Louis County council votes to decriminalize recreational marijuana possession

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to reduce the penalties for certain amounts — less than 35 grams — of recreational marijuana possession. It goes from a fine of not more than ,000 or one year in jail or both to a…

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