“The overall percentage of students who reported using marijuana at least 1 time during the previous 30 days in 2019 was not measurably different from the percentage in 2009…. There was no measurable difference between 2009 and 2019 in the percentage of students who reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property.”
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The measure will now go back to the House for final approval of Senate changes before it can head to the desk of Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards.
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“This bill is a cynical effort by prohibitionists to severely roll back a policy that has been in place for two decades and that a majority of state residents support.”
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The Nevada legislature advanced measures amending marijuana penalties for minors, rescinding per se driving thresholds for THC, and permitting consumers to obtain cannabis products via curbside pickup.
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“As of May 2021, states reported a combined total of $7.9 billion in tax revenue from legal, adult-use marijuana sales. In addition to revenue generated for statewide budgets, cities and towns have also generated hundreds of thousands of dollars in new revenue from local adult-use cannabis taxes.”
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Under the new law, patients with insomnia and/or autism spectrum disorder are eligible to obtain medical cannabis access.
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The new law will take effect once regulations are established, in which regulators have until March 1, 2022.
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House Bill 652 reduces the penalty for the possession of up to 14 grams of marijuana to a $100 fine only.
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The DEA’s website did not provide a timeline as to when it anticipates finalizing the applicants’ grow authorizations or when it plans to take actions on the dozens of remaining applications that are still pending before the agency.
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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!
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