2019 Year in Review: NORML’s Top Ten Events in Marijuana Policy

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#1: Congress takes unprecedented action to amend federal marijuana prohibition Members of the US House of Representatives in September voted overwhelmingly in favor of legislation permitting banks to partner with state-licensed cannabis businesses. The vote marked the first time that a chamber of the US Congress has ever voted …

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Proposal would allow medical marijuana use for autism in Arizona

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One of the priorities of the legislative agenda for Arizona NORML in 2020 is adding Autism Spectrum Disorder to the list of qualifying conditions with the AMMA.  We are excited to see Rep. Diego Espinoza, D-Tolleson sponsor HB 2049 which would add both Autism Spectrum …

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Study: Marijuana Retailers Not Selling to Underage Customers

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by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy DirectorDecember 11, 2019 Licensed cannabis retailers in Colorado and Washington are highly compliant with state laws refusing the sale of products to minors, according to data published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. A team of investigators assessed whether …

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