Tag: cannabis law reform

31 States Are Considering Cannabis Law Reform, Is Yours One of Them?

By NORML At post time, there are 31 states that currently have pending marijuana law reform legislation. These measures deal with a wide array of topics including decriminalization, record expungement, medical access, and full legalization. 2015 is shaping up to be one of the most active legislative sessions on record for the marijuana legalization movement, …

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New Survey: 64% of Law Enforcement Officers Want Cannabis Laws Reformed

A new survey released by the publication Law Officer has found that over 64% of police officers support some form of cannabis law reform. The survey questioned over 11,000 officers.  According to the poll, less than 35% of law enforcement officers support retaining current penalties for cannabis. By comparison, 36% believe cannabis should be legalized, taxed …

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A State-By-State Update on Efforts to Reform Cannabis Policies Across the U.S.

Below is a state-by-state breakdown of efforts across the United States to reform decades of failed cannabis laws. Alabama: Earlier this year a proposal to decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis was introduced. Under current Alabama law, the possession of any amount of cannabis can net someone a prison sentence of …

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Cannabis Law Reform Bills Filed In Missouri Assembly

By Dan Viets, JD, Chair of Show-Me Cannabis Regulation A bill to legalize the limited use of marijuana as medicine and a bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana were both filed in the Missouri General Assembly on Monday, January 13. The primary sponsor of both bills is Representative Rory Ellinger of …

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