Sat Apr 13, 2013, 01:22 PM
Paul E Ester (952 posts)
Cannabis Political News - Vermont, Nevada, RI, NH, Florida, NC and one national bill
R.I. pot decriminalization takes effect
Vt. lawmakers consider decriminalizing pot
Vermont House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
98-44 Roll Call Vote Sends HB 200 to Third and Final Reading
Respect State Marijuana Laws Act Introduced In Congress
Rep. Dana Rohrbacher (R-Calif.) introduced a bipartisan bill on Friday to protect marijuana users and businesses from federal prosecution when they are following state laws. The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act would shield both medical and recreational pot users.
The bill is cosponsored by Reps. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), Don Young (R-Alaska), Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.). Rohrbacher, whose state has a large medical marijuana program, has previously introduced legislation seeking to reclassify marijuana at the federal level as a drug that does have medical uses.
Medical marijuana campaign coffers are growing fast (Florida)
A Senate panel unanimously approved a bill earlier this week that will pave the way for medical marijuana dispensaries in the state of Nevada.
NH medical marijuana bill gets Senate hearing
NC lawmakers may downgrade marijuana possession penalties
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Sat Apr 13, 2013, 04:29 PM
Jackpine Radical (42,550 posts)
5. I just heard this morning that the son of a close friend got a Draconian sentence
for pot distribution. First offense, 4 years prison.
I just donated $50 to Northern Wisconsin NORML.