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San Francisco to Dismiss Thousands of Pot Convictions

San Francisco to Dismiss Thousands of Pot Convictions

San Francisco to Dismiss Thousands of Pot Convictions

Thousands of San Francisco residents convicted of marijuana offenses since 1975 will see those convictions dismissed or reduced under an effort announced on Wednesday by the city’s district attorney.

New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Signed Into Law

New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Signed Into Law

On July 18, 2017, Gov. Chris Sununu signed House Bill 640, a New Hampshire marijuana decriminalization bill, reducing the penalty for those who possess small amounts of marijuana.

New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Bill to be Signed by Governor

New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Sent to Governor

After a vote from the state House of Representatives, a New Hampshire marijuana decriminalization bill is headed to Gov. Chris Sununu’s desk. On June 1, 2017, the House approved House Bill 640, which would reduce the penalty for minor possession of marijuana.

Atlanta city leaders split on future of marijuana enforcement

Atlanta City Leaders Split on Future of Marijuana Enforcement

The political debate over marijuana enforcement has split Atlanta residents, but now a new proposal may be getting a red light. City council members are ready to move on a proposal which would reduce the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana, but signaling out of City Hall may put an end to that movement.

NFLPA Drafting Proposal to Change Punishment for Marijuana Use

NFLPA Drafting Proposal to Change Punishment for Marijuana Use

The proposal to modify the manner in which the league deals with recreational marijuana use would, if it is delivered, come as the NFLPA’s recently formed pain management committee separately studies the issue of marijuana use by players as a pain management tool and whether that should be permissible under the drug policies.

Obey the IRS.

IRS Sucker Punching the Cannabis Industry

Some people are desperate to avoid taxes, but that hasn’t stopped the IRS from catching 12.6 million fraudulent returns the past two years. With that much tax fraud in play, you would think the IRS would welcome honest dispensaries willing to pay taxes in full and on time, but the revenue service remains closed to them.


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