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Matt is a journalist from San Francisco who has specialized in marijuana policy for more than six years.
Texas Lawmakers File Marijuana Reform Bills

Lawmakers File Bill to Legalize Cannabis in State of Texas

Texas lawmakers pre-filed at least 13 marijuana-related bills for the next legislative session, including a few legalization proposals. Some of the measures put forward include decriminalizing small amounts of...
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New Jersey’s Approval of Legal Marijuana Could Trigger Legalization in New York and Pennsylvania

New Jersey voters’ decision to legalize recreational marijuana sales isn’t just big news for the Garden State. More than 20 million people live within an hour of New Jersey’s borders in New...
South Dakota legalizes medical and recreational marijuana use

South Dakota Votes to Legalize Recreational and Medical Marijuana

South Dakota voters approved two ballot measures to legalize the recreational and medical use of marijuana. The initiative to legalize adult-use marijuana is a constitutional amendment that received 53...
Mississippi voters approve marijuana legalization

Mississippi Voters Choose Citizen-Led Medical Marijuana Initiative Over Lawmakers’ Proposal

Mississippi voters comfortably approved a citizen-led initiative to legalize medical marijuana in the state, despite fears the two-step ballot process might confuse voters. Voters were first asked whether Mississippi...
Arizona votes legalize marijuana

Arizona Votes to Legalize Marijuana Second Time Round

After narrowly rejecting a similar measure in 2016, Arizona voters this time round comprehensively approved a ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in the Grand Canyon State. The measure, Proposition 207, passed...
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Montana Residents Vote to Legalize Marijuana at the Ballot Box

Montana voters approved two marijuana legalization initiatives through the state’s ballot process at this year’s elections. The first, Ballot Initiative I-190, is a statutory measure to legalize cannabis possession,...
New Jersey votes to legalize recreational marijuana

New Jersey Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Marijuana Legalization at the Ballot

New Jersey voters resoundingly approved a ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State. Nearly 67 percent of voters said yes to Public Question 1 which would...
Support marijuana leglaization reaches new heights

Americans’ Support for Marijuana Legalization Just Hit a New High: Poll

Support for marijuana legalization in the US is at an all time high of 68 percent, according to the latest polling from Gallup. In 2019, the polling giant reported...
Cannabis reform 2020 Election

Marijuana Legalization Sweeps the Board at the 2020 Elections

The presidential election may be a close call, but residents of Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota overwhelmingly voted to legalize recreational cannabis. Mississippi voters said yes to medical marijuana, and...
Kansas voters support marijuana legalization

New Poll Shows a Large Majority of Kansas Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll found Kansas resident are in favor of adult-use marijuana legalization by a margin of three to one. The latest findings of the annual Kansas Speaks survey,...