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Nebraska campaign submits over 182,000 signatures to qualify 2020 medical marijuana ballot initiative

This afternoon, Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana, a 2020 ballot initiative committee, will deliver over 182,000 signatures gathered from all 93 counties in the state in support of their ballot initiative to establish legal protections for medical marijuana patients with serious health conditions. If approved by a majority of voters in November, the initiative would allow patients to access and use medical marijuana as recommended by their physician or nurse practitioner.To qualify for the ballot,…
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Virginia’s Cannabis Decriminalization Law Goes into Effect Tomorrow
Jun 30, 2020

Virginia’s Cannabis Decriminalization Law Goes into Effect Tomorrow

Beginning July 1, 2020, Virginia’s cannabis decriminalization law will officially go into effect. The law reclassifies possession of one ounce or less of cannabis to a civil penalty punishable by a fine of up to $25, the lowest fine of any decriminalization law in the country.
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