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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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Michigan Businesses Exploit Legal Loophole By Gifting Marijuana To Consumers

In November 2018, voters in Michigan approved a ballot measure legalizing adult use, but the regulatory structure for the new market is...
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Study Finds Cannabis Dispensaries Increase Nearby Property Values

According to a new study published in the journal Contemporary Economic Policy, having your home located near a cannabis dispensary could actually...
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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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New Zealand Relaxes Medical Marijuana Laws Ahead Of Full Legalization Vote

The government of New Zealand passed a law on December 11 that will allow the terminally ill to use cannabis. In addition, a national...
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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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Could New York Marijuana Legalization Help Fix The Subway?

A report recently released by the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at New York University proposes that the tax revenue generate from...
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North Dakota Set For Another Legalization Push In 2020

In the November 2018 elections, medical cannabis initiatives passed in Utah and Missouri, and Michigan voters approved a recreational legalization measure. Furthermore, voters in...
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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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Connecticut Set To Legalize Cannabis In 2019

Despite continued federal prohibition, 10 U.S. states have legalized recreational cannabis, and Connecticut may soon join the list. There are four key reasons why recreational...