Utah Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana for Some Terminally-Ill Patients

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Feb 1, 2018) – A Utah House committee has approved a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to legally use medical marijuana under the state’s Right to Try law. Passage would take a first step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in effect in the Beehive State.

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Alaska Bill Would Ban Resources for Federal Marijuana Prohibition Enforcement

JUNEAU, Alaska (Jan. 29, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Alaska House would ban the state from using resources to help the federal government enforce marijuana prohibition against people who are in compliance with state law legalizing marijuana.  Passage into law would greatly impact the federal government’s ability to continue its enforcement efforts in the state.

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Signed as Law: Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Jan. 22, 2018) – Today, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill that allows the recreational use of marijuana. Just weeks after Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to ramp up federal marijuana prohibition enforcement, passage represents a stinging rebuke from the state of Vermont.

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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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