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Adult Use Legalization Bill Approved By New Jersey Lawmakers

On November 26, members of a joint committee of the New Jersey Assembly and Senate voted to approve the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory and...
Rhode Island Gov Gina Raimonda

Rhode Island House Leader Supports Legalization

Blake Filippi, Republican minority whip of the Rhode Island House, announced his support for adult-use legalization on November 30. During a radio conversation, the...
DC retail sale marijuana

Legislation Introduced In DC To Allow Retail Sales

In 2014, residents of Washington, D.C., voted by a margin of 65% in favor of Initiative 71, legalizing recreational marijuana. The U.S. Congress, which...
JB Pritzker Illinois Governor

Illinois’ Governor-Elect Wants Legal Cannabis

In the November 2018 election, voters in Illinois elected Democrat J.B. Pritzker to the governor’s office. Democrats also won the majority in both the...
Scott Gottlieb FDA

FDA Chief: Federal Marijuana Action Is An “Inevitability”

In an interview on CNBC on November 16, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said in reference to...
Support for legalization increasing Minnesota

Minnesota Ready For Legal Marijuana, New Survey Shows

A survey conducted in October and November 2018 in Minnesota shows that 56% of voters support legalization of adult use. This is an increase...
Marijuana now on sale Massachusetts

Recreational Marijuana Now On Sale In Massachusetts

Two years after voters approved recreational marijuana in Massachusetts, sales began on November 20. Customers lined up early in the morning in the rain...
Marijuana legalization Michigan

Marijuana Legalization in Michigan: What You Need To Know

On November 13, voters in Michigan approved an adult use initiative, Proposal 1, with almost 56% in favor. In summary, the initiative will: “Allow...
Wisconsin voters support marijuana legalization

Voters Show Support For Marijuana Reform in Wisconsin

In the November 2018 election, solid majorities of Wisconsin’s voters—Republican and Democratic alike—approved nonbinding ballot questions on the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana. A...
Marijuana reform reaches Missouri, Michigan and Utah

Marijuana Laws Relaxed By Voters In Three More States

On Tuesday, November 6, voters in three states approved legalization measures. In one state, North Dakota, a recreational legalization measure failed. Michigan Michigan voters approved Proposal...