Florida Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana for Terminal Patients, Defying Federal Ban, Passes Final Committee

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (Feb, 5, 2016) – A bill that would allow terminally ill patients access to medicinal marijuana, further nullifying in effect federal prohibition of cannabis, passed unanimously out of a third and final Senate committee yesterday. The legislation expands on a recently passed “right to try” law that effectively nullifies in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally-ill patients from accessing experimental treatments.

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Vermont Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Marijuana, Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition in Practice

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Feb. 2, 2016) – A Vermont bill that would legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and create a framework for retail sales passed out of committee this week. If ultimately signed into law, the legislation would take a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in Vermont.

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Tennessee Bill Would Set the Stage to Block Executive Orders and Supreme Court Opinions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb 1, 2016) – A Tennessee bill would require the state to refuse cooperation with federal executive orders or Supreme Court opinions that have not been implemented by the Tennessee General Assembly. It would set the foundation to nullify some federal acts that conflict with state policy.

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