• Four New State Cannabis Laws Now in Effect!

    Four New State Cannabis Laws Now in Effect!

    Learn about the new adult-use legalization laws in New Mexico, Connecticut, and Virginia and the new medical cannabis law in South Dakota ››
  • Connecticut Becomes 19th State to Legalize Cannabis!

    Connecticut Becomes 19th State to Legalize Cannabis!

    Learn more about Connecticut's MPP-backed, equity-centered legislation ››
  • Three New Legalization States in Two Weeks!

    Three New Legalization States in Two Weeks!

    New York, Virginia, and New Mexico have ended cannabis prohibition. Will your state be next? ››
  • State Legislatures Taking on Cannabis Policy in 2021

    State Legislatures Taking on Cannabis Policy in 2021

    Find out what's happening in your state ››
  • U.S. House of Representatives Passes the MORE Act

    U.S. House of Representatives Passes the MORE Act

    The federal marijuana decriminalization bill now heads to the U.S. Senate ››
  • Clean Sweep for All Five Campaigns

    Clean Sweep for All Five Campaigns

    Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota legalize marijuana, while Mississippi and South Dakota pass medical marijuana measures ››
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    Reimagining Justice

    Watch leading civil rights and cannabis activists discuss the intersections of systemic racism, cannabis criminalization, and policing in America ››

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N.C. Senate Finance Committee advances medical cannabis bill

Great news! Last week, the Senate Finance Committee advanced a bill that would allow patients to use and safely access medical cannabis if they have a qualifying debilitating medical condition. The committee first adopted an amendment to direct medical cannabis sales tax revenue to fund the medical cannabis supply system and a cannabis research program at the University of North Carolina.
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Senate Leaders Release Preliminary Draft of New Cannabis Legalization Bill
Jul 14, 2021

Senate Leaders Release Preliminary Draft of New Cannabis Legalization Bill

On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) held a press conference to introduce a preliminary draft of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, a new bill that would end federal cannabis prohibition.
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