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Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis

The makers of prescription painkillers have adopted a 50-state strategy that includes hundreds of lobbyists and millions in campaign contributions to help kill or weaken measures aimed at stemming the tide of prescription opioids, the drugs at the heart of

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http://bigstory.ap.org/article/86e948d183d14091a80f5c3bfb429c68/drugmakers-fought-state-opioid-limits-amid-crisis

Prop 64: Will California voters turn the Golden State green?

Of all the arguments for legalization of recreational marijuana in California, the one cited most by supporters amounts to 10 figures: $1 billion. That’s how much tax revenue the California Legislative Analyst’s Office projects that Proposition 64 could ge

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http://www.crains.com/article/news/prop-64-will-california-voters-turn-golden-state-green

TN - HJR0065

Supports use of government-approved marijuana plant products for medicinal purposes if approved by physician based on medical evidence.

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https://www.billtrack50.com/BillDetail/803672

NJ - A4193

Legalizes marijuana and provides for records expungement for certain past marijuana offenses; treats marijuana products similar to tobacco products, including use of civil penalties for providing marijuana to persons under 19 years of age.

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https://www.billtrack50.com/BillDetail/751039

Marijuana appears to be tough sell in Legislature

[...] in a tough fiscal year with a projected $1.7 billion deficit in the state budget set to take effect on July 1, lawmakers led by Senate President Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, saw the potential for progressive legislation that could bring in tens of

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http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Marijuana-appears-to-be-tough-sell-in-Legislature-10958065.php

Bill in Colorado legislature would OK PTSD for medical marijuana treatment | gazette.com

Post-traumatic stress disorder would be eligible for medical marijuana treatment in Colorado under a proposal in the legislature. Advocates believe this is the year to finally add PTSD as a qualifier for medical marijuana, after previous attempts in the le

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http://gazette.com/bill-in-colorado-legislature-would-ok-ptsd-for-medical-marijuana-treatment/article/1595056

Wyoming House committee passes marijuana penalty reform bill

CHEYENNE – A legislative committee on Tuesday voted to make changes to Wyoming’s marijuana laws, but didn’t go so far as to decriminalize possession of small amounts of the drug.

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http://www.wyomingnews.com/news/wyoming-house-committee-passes-marijuana-penalty-reform-bill/article_92775528-e848-11e6-91ac-b3d84ae591c2.html

Texas House Panel Approves Full Legalization of Marijuana In ‘Unprecedented’ Move

The proposal would make Texas the fifth state in the United States to fully legalize recreational marijuana use. In a surprising, and "unprecedented" bipartisan move, the proposal was approved in a House panel vote. Even more surprising to many was the fac

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http://countercurrentnews.com/2015/05/texas-house-panel-approves-full-legalization-in-unprecedented-move/

Legislative Committee Votes Unanimously for Moratorium on Retail Sales of Marijuana | Maine Senate Republicans on WordPress.com

Contact: Jim Cyr Communications Director Office of the Maine Senate President (207)287-1501 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Legislative Committee Votes Unanimously for Moratorium on Retail Sales of Marijuana AUGUSTA – A legislative committee today gave unanimous app

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https://mesenategop.com/2017/01/19/legislative-committee-votes-unanimously-for-moratorium-on-retail-sales-of-marijuana/

Virginia Committee Passes Bill to Stop Driver's License Suspensions for those Caught Possessing Marijuana - The Weed Blog

A Virginia legislative committee has given approval to legislation that would revise a law that mandates a person has their driver's license suspended when caught possessing marijuana. The Committee for the Courts of Justice voted 14 to 1 to pass Senate Bi

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https://www.theweedblog.com/virginia-committee-passes-bill-stop-drivers-license-suspensions-caught-possessing-marijuana/

Oregon House Committee Passes Bill to Alter Marijuana Penalties - Dispensaries Online

Oregon’s Marijuana Regulation Committee has passed a measure that would make several changes to the state’s marijuana laws. Senate Bill 302 passed Oregon’s Senate earlier this week with a 21 to 8 vote, and it has now been passed by the House Marijuana Regu

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https://thejointblog.com/oregon-house-committee-passes-bill-alter-marijuana-penalties/

State NORML chapters planning March 1 Capitol Lobby Day

With only 28 days in February, Wisconsin NORML's Capitol Lobby Day on Wed. March 1, 2017 is coming up fast! NORML's Lobby Day will take place all day March 1, with representatives from NORML chapters from around the state at the Capitol from 10am-3pm to he

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http://cannabadger.com/events/2017/02/25/state-norml-chapters-planning-march-1-capitol-lobby-day/

Utah Committee Unanimously Passes Medical Cannabis Research Measure - The Weed Blog

A Utah legislative committee has given approval to legislation that would allow research on medical cannabis without federal approval. Utah's House Health and Human Services committee unanimously passed House Bill 130 "This is the first step in what I thin

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https://www.theweedblog.com/utah-committee-unanimously-passes-medical-cannabis-research-measure/

H.R. 5046—Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 | House Committee on Rules

The Rules Committee is a committee of the United States House of Representatives responsible for determining under what rule other Committee’s bills will come to the floor. The Committee decides for how long and under what rules the full body will debate B

https://rules.house.gov/bill/114/hr-5046

2nd time's the charm, say Florida medical marijuana businesses

While the rest of the country remains focused on the presidential election, in Florida several lobbyists and business owners are fixated on one contentious constitutional amendment. On the ballot in Florida in November, Amendment 2 seeks to legalize medica

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http://miami.crains.com/article/2nd-times-charm-say-florida-medical-marijuana-businesses

Real Time with Bill Maher: Weed the People (HBO)

Subscribe to the Real Time YouTube: http://itsh.bo/10r5A1B In his editorial New Rule, Bill Maher calls on President Obama to legalize marijuana and pardon non-violent drug offenders. Connect with Real Time Online: Find Real Time on Facebook: https://www.fa

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlRgQ0YK24I

Weekly Legislative Roundup, 1/28/2017 (AR, HI, MA, NE, NY, ND, VA, WA) - Cannabis News and Legislation -

Weekly Legislative Roundup, 1/28/2017 (AR, HI, MA, NE, NY, ND, VA, WA) - posted in Cannabis News and Legislation : Weekly Legislative Roundup, 1/28/2017     by Justin Strekal, NORML Political Director January 28, 2017   Welcome to this week’s edition of th

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http://freemygreenpdx.com/topic/14500-weekly-legislative-roundup-1282017-ar-hi-ma-ne-ny-nd-va-wa/

President Obama: FULL INTERVIEW | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

Subscribe to the Real Time YouTube: http://itsh.bo/10r5A1B President Barack Obama sits down with Bill Maher on the eve of the election to discuss the issues Real Time viewers care about. Connect with Real Time Online: Find Real Time on Facebook: https://ww

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXH5agV7skw

House overwhelming approves medical marijuana for children

HARTFORD — After a two-hour debate in which an amendment to fully legalize the retail sales of marijuana was proposed then withdrawn, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly late Wednesday to expand the state’s four-year-old medical-cannabis prog

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http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/House-overwhelming-approves-medical-marijuana-for-7286881.php

New Hampshire House Committee Approves Decriminalization Bill - MPP Blog

The New Hampshire House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee overwhelmingly voted to pass HB 640, a bill that would decriminalize possession of one ounce or less of marijuana. The vote, 14-2, was overwhelming, and it appears very likely that the Ho

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https://blog.mpp.org/prohibition/new-hampshire-house-committee-approves-decriminalization-bill/

Hawaii Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Legalize Hemp with No License Required - TheJointBlog.com

A bill that would treat hemp like other crops such as tomatoes, allowing it to be grown by anyone without a license, has been approved by its initial committee in Hawaii. The House Agricultural Committee approved House Bill 773 with a unanimous 7 to 0 vote

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https://thejointblog.com/hawaii-committee-unanimously-passes-bill-legalize-hemp-no-license-required/

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