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Third Party Presidential Candidates Push For Marijuana Legalization And Drug Decriminalization

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The presidential nominees for the Libertarian and Green Parties both support bolder drug policy proposals, including marijuana legalization, than presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden or President Trump.

Libertarian pick Jo Jorgensen and Green nominee Howie Hawkins recently discussed their views on the issue and backed legalizing cannabis for adult use and more broadly ending the criminalization of other currently illicit substances.

Montana: Legalization Initiative Proponents Announce That They Have Qualified for 2020 Ballot

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In a July 20 e-mail update, proponents New Approach Montana posted: “The campaign to legalize marijuana ... has cleared the signature hurdles to see its two initiatives on the ballot in Montana’s general election.”

The post Montana: Legalization Initiative Proponents Announce That They Have Qualified for 2020 Ballot appeared first on NORML.

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Congress Will Legalize Marijuana in 2021 Despite Biden Opposition, Democratic Senator Says

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A Democratic U.S. senator says that if his party reclaims the Senate and White House in November, lawmakers will “move very quickly” to legalize marijuana regardless of where presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden stands on the issue.

Oregon measure would use weed tax to fund recovery

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The Oregon Secretary of State’s office confirmed on its website July 1 that the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act has enough valid signatures to qualify for the 2020 general election ballot.  “Despite the quarantine, more than 160,000 Oregonians signed on to this petition to establish a more humane and effective approach to drug addiction,” said Janie Gullickson, who is […]

The post Oregon measure would use weed tax to fund recovery appeared first on The Leaf Online.

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Texas: Austin Police to Cease Making Arrests, Issuing Citations for Minor Marijuana Offenses

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“APD will no longer cite or arrest individuals with sufficient identification for Class A or Class B misdemeanor ‘possession of marijuana’ offenses."

The post Texas: Austin Police to Cease Making Arrests, Issuing Citations for Minor Marijuana Offenses appeared first on NORML.

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