Category: Medical Marijuana

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...

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/30/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! Montana lawmakers approved legislation this week to amend the state’s voter-approved adult use marijuana legalization law, sending the measure to Republican Governor Greg...

Maine hoping to legalize Psilocybin Therapy

Yet another state is dipping its toes into the idea of legalizing psychedelics. A bill has been filed in Maine to legalize therapeutic psilocybin use along with buying the mushroom and using it...

More info on THC levels

Earlier this week we had a story on the battle for capping THC in Colorado, and today the story is moving outside of that state. An article in Politico discusses the efforts happening...

Texas: House Lawmakers Advance Medical Marijuana Expansion, Penalty Reduction Measures

Members of the Texas House of Representatives voted to advance multiple pieces of legislation related to expanding access to low-THC medical cannabis and reducing marijuana possession penalties. The first bill (House Bill 2593)...

The Marijuana Data Collection Act Reintroduced

Today, the bipartisan Marijuana Data Collection Act was introduced, led by Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Rand Paul (R-KY) and U.S. Reps. Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) and Don Young (R-AK).   This legislation would require...

Dozens of Congressional Leaders Sign Letter To Restrict DOJ Enforcement Of Prohibition

Today, a bipartisan group of 44 representatives sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee calling for the upcoming FY 2022 spending package to build upon existing policy for state-legal medical marijuana...