Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/7/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, lawmakers in three states advanced medical marijuana legislation: Kansas, Tennessee, and Alabama. The latter two are headed to Governors’ desks. Senators in...

Kansas: House Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill

Members of the Kansas House of Representatives approved legislation, Senate Bill 158, which would regulate medical cannabis access for qualifying patients with their physician’s recommendation. The measure was approved by House lawmakers by...

Alabama: House Lawmakers Approve Senate-passed Medical Marijuana Bill

Members of the Alabama House of Representatives approved legislation, Senate Bill 46, which would provide regulated medical cannabis access to qualifying patients with a physician’s recommendation. House members approved the bill with a...

Tennessee: House and Senate Lawmakers Approve Narrow Medical Marijuana Bill

Members of the Tennessee House and Senate have given final approval today to a measure that will slightly expand the state’s limited low-THC medical cannabis access law. Currently, only those with intractable seizures...

Philadelphia: Mayor Signs Law Prohibiting Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed municipal legislation into law prohibiting certain citywide employers from requiring prospective hires to pass a pre-employment drug screen. The measure, Bill No. 200625, “prohibits employers from requiring prospective...

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/7/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, lawmakers in three states advanced medical marijuana legislation: Kansas, Tennessee, and Alabama. The latter two are headed to Governors’ desks. Senators in...

Kansas: House Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill

Members of the Kansas House of Representatives approved legislation, Senate Bill 158, which would regulate medical cannabis access for qualifying patients with their physician’s recommendation. The measure was approved by House lawmakers by...

Alabama: House Lawmakers Approve Senate-passed Medical Marijuana Bill

Members of the Alabama House of Representatives approved legislation, Senate Bill 46, which would provide regulated medical cannabis access to qualifying patients with a physician’s recommendation. House members approved the bill with a...

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Tennessee: House and Senate Lawmakers Approve Narrow Medical Marijuana Bill

Members of the Tennessee House and Senate have given final approval today to a measure that will slightly expand the state’s limited low-THC medical cannabis access law. Currently, only those with intractable seizures...

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Colorado: Legislature Approves Measure Eliminating Civil Penalties for Possessing Between One and Two Ounces of Cannabis

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/7/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, lawmakers in three states advanced medical marijuana legislation: Kansas, Tennessee, and Alabama. The...

Kansas: House Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill

Members of the Kansas House of Representatives approved legislation, Senate Bill 158, which would regulate medical cannabis access for qualifying patients with their physician’s...

Alabama: House Lawmakers Approve Senate-passed Medical Marijuana Bill

Members of the Alabama House of Representatives approved legislation, Senate Bill 46, which would provide regulated medical cannabis access to qualifying patients with a...
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