Mississippi Bills Would Take Steps Toward Nullifying Federal Marijuana Prohibition in Effect

JACKSON, Miss. (Jan. 18, 2018) – Two bills introduced in the Mississippi House would chip away at federal marijuana prohibition. One bill would legalize medical marijuana while the other would legalize recreational marijuana. Passage into law would take a step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in effect in the state.

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California Bill Would Allow Marijuana Business Owners to Deduct Expenses from State Taxes, Help Nullify Federal Prohibition

SACRAMENTO. Calif. (Jan. 17, 2018) – A bill filled in the California Assembly would sever a link between state and federal tax law, allowing individuals to deduct expenses from legal marijuana businesses for state income tax purposes. Passage of the bill would encourage the growth of the legal marijuana market in California and further nullify unconstitutional federal prohibition of cannabis in practice.

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Arizona Bill Would Ban Resources for Federal Marijuana Prohibition Enforcement

PHOENIX (Jan. 15, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Arizona House would ban the state from using resources to help the federal government enforce marijuana prohibition laws against people who are in compliance with the state law legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  Passage into law would greatly lessen the federal government’s ability to continue its enforcement efforts.

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New Hampshire House Defies Jeff Sessions, Passes Bill to Legalize Marijuana

CONCORD, N.H. (Jan. 9, 2018) –  Just days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions pushed for a new federal crackdown on marijuana, the New Hampshire defied those plans by passing a marijuana legalization bill by a vote of 207 to 139. Under the bill, which is expected to soon move to the state Senate, people over 21 years of…

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