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November 12th, 2020

CA Psychedelic Decriminalization Bill Coming, British Pilot Heroin-Assisted Treatment Program Gets Results, More… (11/11/20)

Rerolled: November 11, 2020 | #STDW

The odor of pot will no longer be the sole grounds for police searches in Virginia after March 1, a bid to legalize marijuana in Colombia has failed, but another remains alive, and more.

Marijuana Policy

Virginia Law Ending Searches Based on Marijuana Order Goes into Effect on March 1. After lawmakers passed Senate Bill 5029 during a special session, police will no longer be able to conduct searches based solely on the odor of marijuana. The law will go into effect on March 1.


California Will See Bill to Decriminalize Psychedelics. State Sen. Scott Weiner (D-San Francisco) said Tuesday he plans to introduce a bill that would decriminalize the possession of psilocybin mushrooms and other psychedelics. Weiner is also pushing a broader drug policy agenda that includes legalizing safe injection sites and ending mandatory minimum sentences for some drug offenses. "The war on drugs has been a disaster, in terms of bloating law enforcement, tearing apart communities, criminalizing addiction and spending enormous amounts of money on prisons," Wiener said. "We need to end the war on drugs. Possession of drugs should just not be a crime."


British Pilot Heroin Maintenance Program Celebrates First Year. A heroin-assisted treatment (HAT) program in Middlebrough marked its first anniversary this week and is reporting good results. Half of the 14 people who began the program remain on it and the result has been "low re-offending rates, improved physical and mental well-being, and repaired relationships with family and friends," according to the program's director. The people remaining on the program had committed 541 detected criminal offenses before entering the program, but only three since joining. Participants come twice a day to a clinic to inject pharmaceutical heroin in a supervised setting.

Colombia Shelves Congressional Bill on Marijuana Legalization. A bill that would have legalized marijuana has been defeated in the Chamber of Representatives on a vote of 102-52. Right-wing factions allied with President Ivan Duque defeated the bill. But a second marijuana legalization bill is still alive in the Senate and will be debated by mid-month. To become law, that bill must be fully approved by year's end.


House of Representatives Plan Vote on MORE Act in December

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House Will Vote on Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Next Month, San Francisco Psychedelic Reform Push, More… (11/20/20)

Rerolled: November 10, 2020 | #STDW No more pot prosecutions in Phoenix, a new marijuana legalization bill in …
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New Jersey Officials Moving Forward With New Marijuana Legislation

Rerolled from a High Times Original Article New Jersey lawmakers are advancing cannabis legislation after residents voted to …
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Texas Lawmaker Makes Push For Statewide Cannabis Legalization

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At first reading of NJ’s #cannabis bill draft, not only does it only apply the sales tax meaning it raises a paltry amount of funds, the vast majority of those funds goes to *🥁 🥁 🥁* police departments!

You can’t make this up. This is the height of dark comedy. #NJpol

#FranceVerte #Cannabis #StopProhibition #Legalisation #EnMarcheVersLaRégulation

Interesting to hear @abcadelaide talking about #cannabis this morning. Is anyone listening down at #saparli..


🇫🇷 Vannes : un enfant de 2 ans a avalé une boulette de shit lundi 9 novembre et a été secouru par les #pompiers. Il s’agissait de résine de #cannabis qui traînait sur la table basse du salon. Le père de 22 ans a été interpellé. (Ouest France) #Bretagne #Morbihan

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Ayer fue Fernanda de la Figuera, hoy es @alberttio. Si no luchas, mañana serás tú. Legalización del #Cannabis ya.