Thursday, October 3, 2019

NORML News of the Week 10/3/2019

THE TOP NEWS IN MARIJUANA LAW REFORM - Volume 22, Issue 40
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NORML News of the Week
 
THE TOP NEWS IN MARIJUANA LAW REFORM
Volume 22   •   Issue 40   •   October 03, 2019
US Marijuana Arrests

FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise for Third Year in a Row, Outpace Arrests for All Violent Crimes

In 2018, police across America made a marijuana-related arrest every 48 seconds.

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THC Metabolites in Urine

Study: THC+ Urine Samples Associated with Lower Opioid Concentrations In Pain Patients

"For each of the eight opioids monitored, lower mean concentrations were observed when THC-COOH was also present in the sample."

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Marijuana Pardons

Pennsylvania: Expedited Pardon Process Now Available for Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

"[O]ne thing we can do right now is alleviate the burden of small-amount, nonviolent convictions that scar the lives of otherwise productive citizens," Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman said.

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Low-level Marijuana Violations

Indiana: Marion County Prosecutor Will No Longer Move Forward With Low-Level Marijuana Violations

The county, which includes Indianapolis, is the 55th most populated county in the United States.

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Support Marijuana Legalization

California: Most Voters Say Legalizing Marijuana Was a "Good Thing"

Sixty-three percent of respondents also said that they favored allowing retail marijuana stores to operate in their community. 

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Kansas Marijuana Pardons

Kansas City: New Mayor Promises to Uphold Pledge to Pardon Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

An estimated 5,000 Kansas City residents have received criminal convictions for marijuana possession since 2008.

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From the blog
Nevada NORML Takes Washington, DC Details
10/02/19 4:33pm UTC
FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes Details
10/01/19 4:57pm UTC
Pennsylvania: Expedited Pardon Process Now Available for Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions Details
09/30/19 6:19pm UTC
Majority of Virginians Favor Legalizing Marijuana Details
09/30/19 5:25pm UTC
NORML Testifies to End Employment Discrimination of MMJ Patients in DC Details
09/27/19 10:29pm UTC
CDC Provides Update on Lung Illnesses Linked to Vape Cartridges Details
09/27/19 7:13pm UTC
 
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