New Mexico Bill would Legalize Recreational Marijuana and Hemp; Effectively Nullify Federal Prohibition

SANTA FE, New Mexico (Jan. 14, 2016) – A bill prefiled in the New Mexico House would legalize marijuana for recreational use, along with industrial hemp. Passage would not only legalize marijuana and hemp in the Land of Enchantment, but would also take a big step toward nullifying federal prohibition in practice in the state.

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New Hampshire Bills Would Legalize the Recreational Use of Marijuana, Help Nullify Federal Prohibition

CONCORD, N.H. (Jan. 6, 2015) – Three bills introduced in the New Hampshire legislature would legalize marijuana for recreational use. Passage of any would not only legalize marijuana in the Live Free or Die State, but would also take a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in the state.

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Virginia Bill Would Decriminalize Marijuana, Help Nullify Federal Prohibition

RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 31, 2015) – A bill introduced in the Virginia legislature would decriminalize marijuana for adults, changing criminal penalties into civil infractions. The proposal would not only decriminalize marijuana in the Old Dominion, it would also take a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in Virginia.

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Vermont Bill Would Legalize Marijuana for Recreational Use, Effectively Nullify Federal Prohibition

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Dec. 29, 2015) – A bill introduced in the Vermont legislature would legalize marijuana for recreational use, taxing and regulating the crop similar to alcohol. The proposal would not only legalize marijuana in the Green Mountain State, it would also take a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in Vermont.

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Kentucky Bill Would Legalize Marijuana for Recreational Use, Nullify Federal Prohibition

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 17, 2015) – A Kentucky House bill prefiled for 2016 would legalize marijuana for recreational use, taxing and regulating the crop similar to alcohol. The proposal would not only legalize marijuana in the Bluegrass State, it would also take a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in Kentucky.

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