A voter-approved constitutional amendment Amendment 3 permitting adults to possess cannabis for personal use took effect today.
December 8th is a historic date for Missourians, said Dan Viets, co-author of Amendment 3, Missouri NORML Coordinator, and Chair of the Amendment 3 Advisory Board. Most of the 20,000 annual marijuana arrests in our state will end on that date. Instead, adults will be able to legally possess up to three ounces of cannabis, and soon will also have the option to grow up to 18 plants or purchase cannabis products tested for purity and potency from l.... View more in new window
NORML | December 6, 2022
Connecticut: Governor Announces Intent to Expunge 40,000 Marijuana-Related Convictions
Over 40,000 residents with marijuana-related convictions will have their records either fully or partially expunged on January 1, 2023, according to an announcement made earlier today by Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont.
On January 1, thousands of people in Connecticut will have low-level cannabis convictions automatically erased due to the cannabis legalization bill we enacted last year,Gov. Lamont said. Especially as Connecticut employers seek to fill hundreds of thousands of job openings, an old conviction for low-level cannabis possession should not hold someone back from pu.... View more in new window
NORML | December 1, 2022
Rhode Island: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales Begin
Select cannabis retailers will begin selling cannabis products to those age 21 or older on Thursday, December 1.
A press release issued today by the Governors office states that five operators have received licensure to provide marijuana products to both patients and adults beginning next week.
We are proud to launch adult use sales in Rhode Island just six months after the Cannabis Act was signed into law, marking the Northeasts fastest implementation period, saidMatt Santacroce, interim deputy director of the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation.
Democratic G.... View more in new window
marijuanamoment.net | December 8, 2022
Lawmakers And Advocates Want More Cannabis Prisoners Freed Following Griners Release From Russia
WNBA player Brittney Griner is returning to the U.S. after the government secured her release from Russian detention after serving 10 months of a nine-year sentence for low-level cannabis possession.
And while theres widespread relief over the development, already there are calls from advocates and lawmakers to follow up with domestic reform and increased diplomatic efforts to release other U.S. citizens imprisoned abroad, including one teacher who is similarly imprisoned in Russia over medical marijuana.
The White House was asked about that case at a press briefing on Th.... View more in new window
StoptheDrugWar.org | December 07, 2022
Medical Marijuana Update
The Nevada Supreme Court protects workers who use medical marijuana, the District of Columbia moves to radically reform its medical marijuana program, and more.
Minnesota Medical Marijuana Program Adds New Qualifying Conditions. The state Department of Health has announced it is adding irritable bowel syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder to the list of qualifying medical conditions for the state`s medical marijuana program. The changes will go into effect on August 1, 2023. ``We are adding the new qualifying conditions to allow patients more therapy opti.... View more in new window
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