Tuesday, October 27, 2020
New Data Suggests Legalization Not Linked to Increases in Vehicle-Pedestrial Fatalities

New Data Suggests Legalization Not Linked to Increases in Vehicle-Pedestrial Fatalities

Marijuana legalization, whether medical or recreational, is not associated with an increase in traffic fatalities concerning pedestrians, according to new research.
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House Committee Approves Bill that Would Allow Research on Dispensary-Sourced Cannabis

A comprehensive bipartisan bill that would allow scientists to source marijuana from state-legal dispensaries, among other provisions to facilitate research on the...
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What Trump Could Gain (And Lose) By Legalizing Marijuana

President Trump has rarely commented publicly on marijuana legalization unless prompted. When asked his administration’s position on the issue, he generally says...
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Four Years After Legalization, Maine’s Recreational Marijuana Sales Can Begin

Nearly four years after Maine voters approved adult-use cannabis sales through a ballot measure, the state’s marijuana industry regulator announced licensed dispensaries...
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House Votes To Protect Legal States Against Federal Interference

The House of Representatives approved an amendment to a defense spending bill that would protect marijuana businesses operating legally under state, territory,...
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Congress Will Vote on Federal Legalization in September, Sources Reveal

The US House of Representatives is edging toward a floor vote in September on a bill to end federal marijuana prohibition, according...
Congress Would Legalize Cannabis 2021 Despite Biden Opposition

Congress Would Legalize Cannabis in 2021 Despite Biden Opposition, According to Democratic Senator

If the Democrats win the Senate and White House in November, Congress will legalize marijuana even if the party’s presumptive presidential nominee...
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New Jersey Gov: Legalizing Marijuana a “No-Brainer” For COVID-19 Economic Recovery

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) described marijuana legalization as an “incredibly smart” move to aid the state’s economic recovery from the...
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Are States That Legalized Marijuana Living Up To Their Social Equity Goals?

The first states to legalize cannabis, Colorado and Washington, didn’t give a great deal of thought to social equity – the idea...
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Arizona Activists Submit 420,000 Signatures to Put Legalization Initiative on November Ballot

It looks increasingly likely that Arizona voters will have their say on cannabis legalization in the state after marijuana reform activists submitted...