May 2021

Mississippi Supreme Court Overturns Cannabis Vote

Marijuana Policy Project’s Statement on Mississippi Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Voter-Approved Medical Cannabis Law Jackson, MS — On Friday, the Mississippi Supreme Court overturned Amendment 65, the medical cannabis law that voters overwhelmingly approved at the November 2020 election.  In response to this news, Matthew Schweich, the deputy director at the Marijuana Policy Project, released the following statement: “Today is a cruel and tragic […]

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GOP Offers Bill to Federally Legalize Cannabis

Statement from Steve Hawkins, MPP’s executive director, on the latest federal cannabis reform bill, the Common Sense Cannabis Reform for Veterans, Small Businesses, and Medical Professionals Act: Washington, DC — On Wednesday, Reps. David Joyce (R-OH) and Don Young (R-AK) introduced the Common Sense Cannabis Reform for Veterans, Small Businesses, and Medical Professionals Act, a bill that would federally legalize cannabis. In response […]

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