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Regulations Accompanying Uruguay's Marijuana Legalization Law

May 28, 2014

This is an English translation of the regulations signed on May 6, 2014 to accompany Uruguay’s marijuana legalization law, passed in December 2013, making Uruguay the first country in the world to legalize the production, distribution and sale of marijuana for adults. In the regulations, specifics of the system - beyond what was captured in the bill (Law 19.172) - are fleshed out, providing details on forms of access, restrictions and regulatory specifics.

Brief of Amici Curiae in Support of Petition of Bernard Noble

April 16, 2014

The Drug Policy Alliance filed an amicus brief today urging the Louisiana Supreme Court to review the egregious prison sentence of Bernard Noble, a 48-year old man who was sentenced to 13.3 years of hard labor in prison without the opportunity for parole for possessing the equivalent of two marijuana cigarettes.

WA State Good Samaritan Law (§ 69.50.215 - 2010)

June 9, 2010

This is the text of Washington State's Good Samaritan law.

CT State Good Samaritan Law (§ 21a-279(g) and §21a-267(d) - 2011)

This is the text of Connecticut's Good Samaritan law.

MA State 911 Good Samaritan Overdose Law (§192.32.94C – 2012)

August 2, 2012

This is the text of Massachusetts' Good Samaritan law.

FL State 911 Good Samaritan Overdose Law (§36.893.21 – 2012)

January 1, 2012

This is the text of Florida's Good Samaritan law.

IL State 911 Good Samaritan Overdose Law (§ SB1701 – 2011)

February 6, 2012

This is the text of Illinois' Good Samaritan law.

RI State Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act (§12.251 – 2012)

This is the text of Rhode Island's Good Samaritan law.

NY Penal Good Samaritan Law (§ 220.78 - 2011)

April 6, 2011

This is the text of New York State's Good Samaritan law.

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