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Virginia Legislature Approves Multiple Marijuana Reform Bills, Considers Broader Legalization

Virginia lawmakers have been busy approving a raft of limited marijuana reform legislation during a special summer session, with full cannabis legalization...
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Nebraskan Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative Faces a Legal Challenge in The Supreme Court

State officials in Nebraska confirmed a measure to legalize medical marijuana garnered enough verified signatures to qualify for the November ballot but...
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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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Pennsylvania Gov Calls for Marijuana Legalization to Help Pandemic Relief Efforts

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf implored the Republican-controlled legislature to legalize adult-use cannabis to help the state’s COVID-19 economic recovery.
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VP Pick Harris Confirms Biden Administration Will Decriminalize, Not Legalize, Marijuana

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s announcement of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his vice presidential running mate fueled speculation as to whether...
Arizona Marijuana Legalization Adult Use Ballot Initiative Qualifies 2020 Ballot

Arizona Marijuana Legalization: Adult Use Ballot Initiative Qualifies for 2020 Ballot

Arizona’s Secretary of State confirmed that a bill to legalize marijuana sales in the state will appear on November’s ballot.
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Support for Legalized Marijuana Is Bipartisan, Poll Shows

Not only do most Americans think the federal government should legalize marijuana but support for adult-use cannabis legalization is a bipartisan position,...
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Montana Voters Will Decide on Marijuana Legalization This November

Montana voters will have their say through a ballot initiative this November on whether the state should legalize adult-use marijuana.
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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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Congressional Researchers Acknowledge Legalization Reduces Drug Cartel Profits

Marijuana legalization in states across the US, as well as Canada, means less demand for cannabis trafficked from Mexico to service the...