1/21/22 – State Policy Update

Here is NORML’s weekly update on pending state legislation. Alaska UPDATE: A hearing on HB 246 was scheduled for 1/19/22.  Legislation has been referred to committee to allow for the expungement of certain marijuana convictions.  HB 246 seals the records of those convicted of certain low-level crimes from nine certain types of criminal history background […]

Update: Ballot Initiative and Referendum Efforts

Update on ballot initiatives and referendum efforts.  Wyoming  While Wyoming activists made significant progress in collecting signatures for a ballot intuitive effort to legalize cannabis, they didn’t reach their goal in time for the 2022 ballot deadline. They are now aiming for 2024 while pushing the legislature to advance legislative reforms in the interim Bennett […]

State Policy Update (1/7/2022)

Updates on filed and moving legislation over the last week. FLORIDA Legislation has been filed to expand eligibility to allow those with certain prior cannabis convictions to get their records cleared.  SB 1488 would allow individuals convicted of misdemeanor offenses involving the possession of up to 20 grams of marijuana to petition the court to […]

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