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NIDArelease Feb 18, 2020

Connecticut Clergy Rallies in Support of Cannabis Legalization

A coalition of clergy gathered at the State Capitol for a news conference in support of legislation to legalize, regulate, and tax cannabis for adults 21 and older.

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NIDArelease Feb 18, 2020

Poll Shows Three out of Four Vermonters Support Legal, Regulated Cannabis Sales

A new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling and commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project found that an overwhelming 76% of Vermont residents support allowing adults 21 and over to purchase cannabis from regulated, tax-paying small businesses.

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NIDArelease Feb 12, 2020

Kentucky House Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Legislation

The House Judiciary Committee voted in favor (17-1) of a bill that would legalize medical cannabis for patients with debilitating medical conditions in Kentucky. HB 136 will now head to the House of Representatives for a full vote.

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NIDArelease Feb 06, 2020

New Hampshire Senate Approves Medical Cannabis Home Cultivation Bill

The New Hampshire Senate passed a bill in a voice vote that would allow patients and caregivers to grow a limited supply of cannabis. SB 420 will now proceed to the House of Representatives, which has passed similar legislation in the past with strong majority support. 

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Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record.
DEA Chief Administrative Law Judge Francis L. Young, Ruling in the matter of Marijuana Rescheduling Petition, September 1988