Two bills are being heard in the Assembly next week! | NORML

April 08, 2018

California’s Assembly is set to hold hearings on two different marijuana related bills next week. It is imperative that constituents like yourself show up to express your support for these efforts. Even though cannabis is legal in California, there is still so much more work to be done.

The first bill, AB 1793, would allow automatic expungement or reduction of a prior cannabis conviction that is no longer defined as a crime as of January 1, 2017, or for a crime that as of that date is subject to a lesser sentence.

AB 1793 will be heard by the Assembly’s Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, April 17 at 9am.

Send a message to your lawmakers in support of expungement and resentencing

The second bill, AB 2069, would explicitly bar employers from discriminating against workers solely because of their status as a medical cannabis patient, or due to testing positive for medical marijuana use on a workplace drug test.

AB 2069 will be heard by the Assembly’s Labor And Employment Committee on Wednesday, April 18 at 1:30pm.

Send a message to your lawmakers in support of employment protection for patients

Make your voice heard and show your support for further cannabis policy reforms at California’s capitol, and remember to dress professionally and be respectful.

See you at the capitol!
The NORML Team

P.S. Our efforts are supported by thousands of people throughout the country as we work to advance marijuana reform in all 50 states and the federal level. Can you kick in $5, $10, or $20 a month to help us keep going?
P.P.S. Come to the 2018 NORML Conference and Lobby Day, July 22-24 in Washington, DC. Click here for more information and to get your tickets.
NORML and the NORML Foundation
1100 H Street NW, Suite 830, Washington DC, 20005
(202) 483-5500 • norml@norml.org

Facebook Twitter Blog

Marijuana policy should be evidence based. Dispel the myths with the NORML Fact Sheets.
Need to update your email subscription preferences? Click Here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s