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Federal: Bipartisan Leaders Reintroduce the
Respect State Marijuana Laws Act

Legislation Pending To Halt
Forfeiture Actions Against Marijuana Facilities

Bill Seeks to Reschedule Marijuana Under the CSA

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Cal NORML Membership Meeting
March 9, 2017 6 PM
Gateway Incubator, 330 2nd St., Oakland

Upcoming NORML chapter meetings.


Latest News from California

  • 2017 Bills Submitted to Legislature
    The final bills for this year's legislative session have been introduced in Sacramento. There are 44 bills that could affect cannabis law and policy in California that we will be tracking and announcing hearings and votes on. Stay tuned to this page for updates.

  • Spicer Misspeaks on Cannabis and Opiates
    February 24 - It is widely understood that overuse of prescription opioids, not marijuana use, is what's driving the opiate crisis in the US. In fact, states with medical marijuana laws are seeing positive trends regarding opiates.
  • Sen. Hill and Asm. Low Propose Criminal Penalties for Smoking While Driving
    January 1, 2017 - Senator Jerry Hill (San Mateo) & Asm Evan Low (San Jose) are proposing that smoking while driving explicitly be made a "wobbler" - an alternative misdemeanor or infraction.
  • Cal NORML's 2016 Accomplishments and Plans for 2017
    December 2016 - This year Cal NORML helped defeat DUID and tax bills, while supporting reasonable regulations. In 2017 we hope to sponsor bills to protect employment rights, pain patients rights, and access to medical marijuana for all.
  • Thousands to Receive Lesser Charges, Sentence Reductions Under Prop. 64
    November 28 - Several Cal NORML legal committee attorneys have reported that their clients have avoided jail time by having charges reduced under the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. The biggest group affected by Prop. 64—those who have already been punished for past pot convictions —may number in the hundreds of thousands.
  • Employment Rights for Marijuana Users a Priority for Cal NORML
    November 11 - As we expected, one of the most frequently asked questions we have been getting since Prop. 64 passed legalizing adult marijuana use in California is, "Am I now protected against drug testing on my job?"
  • What's Legal, and What Isn't, After Prop. 64
    November 9, 2016 - Californians have approved Prop. 64 to legalize adult use of marijuana by a margin of 56-44%.
  • Cal NORML's Post Prop. 64 Reform Agenda
    Versions of this proposal have been endorsed by the San Francisco and Alameda County Democratic Central Committees, and the Oakland Cannabis Commission.
  • Two Thirds of California's Counties Vote for Marijuana Legalization
    UPDATED 11/28 - Proposition 64 carried in 38 of California’s 58 counties, with 19 counties voting against and Trinity County too close to call at latest report.
  • Under Prop. 64, Locals That Ban Personal Outdoor Cultivation or Cannabis Commerce Would Lose Tax Dollars
    October 31, 2016 - Although cultivation for personal use will be legal as of November 9, 2016 if the AUMA is approved by voters, local governments will not lose any regulatory authority if they do not have an ordinance in place addressing personal cultivation before the election.
  • Tax and Fee Changes for Medical Marijuana Patients upon Prop. 64 Passage
    October 28, 2016 - If Proposition 64 passes, effective November 9, 2016, qualified patients with a state ID card will be exempted from retail sales tax on medical cannabis. ID card prices will be capped at $100 (or $50 for MediCal recipients).
  • California to Cast Crucial Vote on Prop. 64 for Adult Marijuana Legalization
    October 2016 - Californians will join the voters of Arizona, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts in voting on an initiative to legalize adult use of marijuana on November 8th.

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