Today, even in jurisdictions where cannabis remains criminalized under state law, tens of millions of Americans reside in cities and counties where local laws either depenalizing or decriminalizing cannabis-related activities are in effect.
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Beginning on December 8, 2022, Missouri adults can legally possess cannabis. It is expected that cultivation and retail sales could begin in February 2023. Missouri may now serve as a geographical flagship to connect the legal green belt from coast to coast.
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“Voters are consistent in their support for these common-sense federal reforms. Majorities of Democrats, Independents, and Republicans back these changes and federal lawmakers should work in a bipartisan manner to achieve them.”
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Giving Tuesday is the largest global giving day of the year and NORML is excited to be a part of this worldwide event!
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Our successes are only possible because of your support in our fight for cannabis freedom.
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“We are proud to launch adult use sales in Rhode Island just six months after the Cannabis Act was signed into law, marking the Northeast’s fastest implementation period,” said Matt Santacroce, interim deputy director of the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation.
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“Our sense of justice and our principles of fairness demand that public officials and the courts move swiftly to right the past wrongs of cannabis prohibition and criminalization.”
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“The inclusion of applicants that have been negatively impacted by cannabis prohibition is an important step toward providing restorative justice, “says Jax James, NORML’s State Policy Manager.
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“While the significance of Congress passing the first stand-alone cannabis policy reform bill should not be overlooked, in truth, we don’t need more research to know definitively that prohibition is a misguided and disastrous policy.”
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“An overwhelming majority of Americans have consistently opposed our failed prohibition of marijuana for years now, and it defies common sense that our elected officials at the federal level have yet to take any meaningful action.”
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