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    Some opponents of marijuana policy reform have manipulated the Speaker’s comments to imply that she was opining that cannabis therapy has been proven specifically to be successful for the treatment of COVID-19. The post McConnell Misleads on Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

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    Sales of adult-use cannabis products in Illinois rose over 20 percent in July to reach a record high. The post Illinois: Retail Cannabis Sales Surge Over 20 Percent Month-Over-Month appeared first on NORML.

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    Get registered ✅ Check or change your current registration ✅ Request an absentee ballot ✅ Easily access our candidate database ✅ Spread the word ✅✅✅ The post Vote for Marijuana in 2020 appeared first on NORML.

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    Jerry Mitchell was being bugged by some new kid in town to help him find a couple of joints. He turned the fellow down on a couple of occasions, but finally picked up 1/3 of an ounce of homegrown from a local source and sold it to the new kid for $5. It turned out the new kid in town was an undercover agent and Jerry was arrested, convicted and sentenced to 12 years in prison. The post A Founder Looks at 50: Focusing on Victims appeared first on NORML.

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    We did it! (Again!) Today, for the second time in history, the House of Representatives… The post Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

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    The most significant new measure, House Bill 819, expands the discretion of physicians so that they can recommend cannabis therapy for “any condition” that they consider “debilitating to an individual patient.” The post Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws Take Effect appeared first on NORML.

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    The analysis projects as many as 295,000 marijuana-related jobs by the close of 2020 – a total that is slightly higher than the total number of computer programmers working in the United States. The post State-Legal Marijuana Industry to Employ Nearly 300,000 Workers by Year’s End appeared first on NORML.

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    Majorities of Democrats (78 percent), Independents (63 percent), and Republicans (57 percent) back the 2020 ballot measure. The post New Jersey: Supermajority Back Legalization Measure Ahead of November Vote appeared first on NORML.

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    “One unanticipated effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the growth acceleration of legal cannabis markets (and erosion of the illicit markets) in those states which have activated both medical and adult-use sales.” The post States Experience Record Surge in Retail Marijuana Sales appeared first on NORML.

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    John Lennon obviously thought something good might result from his focusing national attention on this unjust prison sentence for a minor marijuana offense, but I suspect he was as pleasantly shocked as the rest of us when, shortly following the event, the Michigan Supreme Court took action to free John Sinclair. The post A Founder Looks at 50: The “Free John Sinclair” Rally; Public Protests Sometimes Matter appeared first on NORML.