Category: Politics

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...

Mexico doesn’t meet cutoff for legalizing marijuana

A back and forth on a bill to legalize marijuana that lasted months ended by… not really ending. The Supreme Court gave the legislators up until this week to create a bill that...

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

House and Senate lawmakers have advanced legislation, House Bill 1090, eliminating civil penalties for activities involving the possession of up to two ounces of cannabis. State law permits adults to legally possess up...

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...

Wilmington, Delaware City Council Votes to Support Cannabis Legalization

Wilmington, DE – Members of the Wilmington City Council have approved a resolution urging the Delaware General Assembly to pass HB150, the adult-use cannabis legalization bill. The measure was sponsored by Council member...