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Viable medical marijuana program a must – Sun Sentinel

Viable medical marijuana program a mustSun SentinelLast November's push to bring medical marijuana to Florida came up short. Amendment 2 just missed the 60 percent threshold, but advocates believe they'll do better in 2016. They certainly don't have much faith in their elected officials. Even though …

Marijuana fight returning to Legislature this session – Monroe News Star

Monroe News StarMarijuana fight returning to Legislature this sessionMonroe News StarState Rep. Dalton Honoré, D-Baton Rouge, is looking to Colorado as he prepares for the fight in the Legislature over upcoming marijuana legislation. “As we speak, I'm in Colorado now talking with legislators and policy advisers to see how the program …Louisiana lawmaker looking to Colorado for marijuana successThe Denver Post (blog)all 4 news articles »

Medical marijuana bill advances in House – The Daily News Journal

The Daily News JournalMedical marijuana bill advances in HouseThe Daily News JournalWilliams said the legislation would not allow recreational use of marijuana. Those eligible to be prescribed to drug would have to get approval from the Tennessee Department of Health before getting a registration card that would allow them to receive …Medical marijuana bill gaining more supportwreg.comUS Senate bill shows a way forward for marijuana lawsBoston Globe (subscription)Marijuana decriminalization bill passes House committeeWSMV NashvilleOzarksFirst.com -Yahoo News -Washington Free Beaconall 23 news articles »

Now Is The Time To Support Marijuana Law Reform In Your State

Marijuana law reform legislation is presently pending in states over 30 states. Is your state one of them? Visit NORML’s online ‘Take Action Center’ here to find out. By clicking this link, you will have access to up-to-date bill status information. You can also quickly contact your elected officials and urge their support for these reforms with just one click. Right now, nearly 20 states — including Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Vermont — are debating measures to legalize the adult use and sale of the plant. Some dozen states — including Delaware, New Hampshire, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Tennessee — are debating decriminalizing marijuana possession offenses. Medical marijuana legislation is also pending in 17 states, including Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia. Click HERE to view NORML’s full list of pending state and federal legislation. Get active; get NORML.