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States likely to legalize marijuana 2019

States Most Likely To Legalize In 2019

The year 2018 saw significant victories for advocates of marijuana legalization. For example, voters in Utah and Missouri approved medical cannabis initiatives,...
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Luxembourg Could Become First EU Country To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

In late November 2018, representatives of three political parties that form the incoming coalition government of Luxembourg--the Democratic Party, the Luxembourg Socialist...
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Teen Marijuana Use Reduced Since Legalization, Federally Funded Survey Finds

On December 17, 2018, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a federal scientific research institute that is part of the National...
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Congressional Report Highlights Economic Benefits Of Marijuana Legalization

On December 18, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, (D-N.M.), ranking member of the Joint Economic Committee, issued a statement announcing the publication of...
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A Year Of Progress: Where Marijuana Gained Ground in 2018

The year 2018 saw many victories for marijuana reform and few losses. Here are five key victories that happened that year.
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Trump’s New Chief Of Staff Supports Federal Marijuana Reform

On December 14, 2018, President Donald Trump announced via tweet that “Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management & Budget, will be named Acting...
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Gov. Cuomo Planning Recreational Marijuana For New York In 2019

Gov. Cuomo of New York recently ran for re-election against a challenger who advocated for legalization and expungement. In response, Cuomo promised to heed...
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Surgeon General: Schedule 1 Status Hinders Marijuana Research

On December 6, addressing the Second Annual Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative National Law Enforcement Summit in Boston, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams...
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Hemp To Be Legalized Under Provisions In Farm Bill

In late November, legislators in the U.S. Congress and Senate in Washington, D.C., agreed on a version of the annual farm bill (titled The...
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National League Of Cities Urges Federal Government To Reform Cannabis Laws

The National League of Cities (NLC), a group of leaders of cities, towns, and villages whose mission includes advocacy at the federal level, has...