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Legalization

 

the affirmation of the authenticity of signatures of competent officials on documents. As a rule, documents drawn up abroad are accepted in another country if they are legalized by the consul of the state in which the document was drawn up. Documents to be used in a foreign country may also be legalized by that country’s consul in the state whose agencies have drawn up the document. The legalization takes the form of an attesting endorsement by the consul on the documents.

The right of Soviet consuls to legalize documents is based on Article 58 of the Consular Charter of the USSR and on corresponding articles of consular conventions concluded by the USSR with other countries. Foreign documents are accepted in the USSR if they are legalized by a consul. Documents may be accepted without legalization by judicial bodies or if acceptance was stipulated in legislation or in specific international agreements. For example, on the basis of reciprocity legalization is not required for applications by foreigners for inventions. Legalization is not required for documents drawn up in countries with which the USSR has concluded agreements on legal assistance in civil, family, and criminal cases and agreements on social security.

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Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) and his legislature to get on the same page regarding taxation in the proposed cannabis bill, a 2020 legalization effort in New Jersey is a clear work in progress.
The measure directs 25 percent of legalization revenues to a newly-established Restore, Reinvest and Renew grant program to "help communities most disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs," Pritzker said.
This is a harder sell, especially if the potential medical benefits of cannabis are cited as a reason for legalization. Adult use lobbyists often cite a Johns Hopkins study that correlated lower rates of opioid abuse with the passage of adult use legislation (though a recent Stanford University study with a larger data sample has called this finding into question).
"I would offer it truly demonstrates why we need empirical data to support these types of studies, so we can understand to what extent crime and communities are influenced as more and more states move to legalization."
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But Miller, also a Democrat, said marijuana legalization should be determined by the legislature and not by amending the state constitution.
That group poses as a dispassionate collector of facts but is committed to the position that legalization was a huge mistake, and every piece of information it presents is aimed at supporting that predetermined conclusion.
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" But a report by state-runPhilippine News Agency in May quoted Harry Roque, presidential spokesperson at the time, as saying the president is against the legalization of marijuana even for medical use.
This was how Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo reacted when asked by Palace reporters if Gray's answer was inspired by the President's own stand on the controversial legalization of marijuana in the Philippines.
Jack Daniels on the other hand wants Junior to use his influence to push for its legalization while Leah Mwangi said it is a natural herb just like miraa (khat).
The budget, which does not assume legalization for recreational use, includes $100 million in excise taxes from medical marijuana, which has been legal since 2014.