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Marijuana Decriminalization

Mike Bloomberg Pledges Federal Marijuana Decriminalization

White House hopeful Mike Bloomberg has announced plans to decriminalize marijuana nationwide if he wins the presidential election in November.…

Virginia Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

Virginia is on the brink of decriminalizing marijuana after both chambers approved the proposed legislation. The House passed HB 972…

Indiana Senator Files Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Indiana Sen. Karen Tallian has filed a bill that seeks to decriminalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana.…

Austin Effectively Decriminalizes Marijuana

Austin has effectively decriminalized marijuana after the city council unanimously approved a resolution that will largely end arrests for low-level…

Virginia Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Edges Forward

A bill that would decriminalize marijuana in Virginia edged forward this week when the Senate Judiciary Committee referred it to…

Virginia Convicted 20,000 People for Marijuana Possession in 2018

Analysis shows that around 20,000 Virginians were convicted of marijuana possession in 2018 and more than half of them were…

New Jersey Governor Backs Marijuana Decriminalization

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has backed marijuana decriminalization as a stop-gap measure until voters have the opportunity to decide…

House Committee Passes MORE Act in Landmark Vote

The House Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that would decriminalize marijuana across the U.S. in a landmark 24-10 vote.…

U.S. Lawmakers to Vote on Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

U.S. lawmakers are gearing up to vote on whether marijuana should be removed from the Controlled Substances Act in a…