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Vermont House Speaker: Retail Marijuana Bill Will Be Reconsidered After Coronavirus Response

The Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives said the legislature will look again at a bill to tax and regulate marijuana...
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New Mexico Governor: Legal Marijuana Could Have Helped Mitigate Impact Of Coronavirus

The governor of New Mexico expressed regret that her administration were unable to legalize cannabis this year as it would have led...
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Cannabis Research Secretly Blocked By Trump Administration, Memo Reveals

The Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) released a previously undisclosed memo which sheds light on why the Drug Enforcement Agency...
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Kansas Gov: Medical Marijuana Legalization on 2020 Legislative Agenda Despite Coronavirus

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly maintains that passing medical marijuana legislation could still happen this session even though the legislature is currently indefinitely...
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D.C. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Deliver Cannabis Under Emergency Coronavirus Policy

Qualifying patients for Washington D.C.’s medical marijuana program can now have cannabis delivered to their door under a temporary measure introduced by...
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Study Finds Fewer Cases Of Vaping Illness in States with Legal Cannabis Markets

A new study has found that vaping-related illnesses in 2019 occurred much more frequently in states where adult-use marijuana is illegal compared...
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Virginia Gov Approves Decriminalization and Medical Marijuana Bill

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam approved legislation to decriminalize cannabis possession and two others pieces of legislation to formally legalize and expand the...
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Missouri 2020 Marijuana Legalization Drive Cancelled Due To COVID-19

Marijuana reform activists in Missouri have ended their campaign to put a cannabis legalization question on the November ballot as a result...
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Marijuana Legalization Bills Being Shelved Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

What started as a promising year for the marijuana reform movement across the US has been set off-course by the COVID-19 pandemic....
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DEA Takes Steps To Expand Access To Cannabis For Research

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) proposed new rules to expand opportunities for medical and scientific marijuana research. The agency announced measures that...