Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Most Virginia Residents Want Legalized Cannabis

A clear majority of Virginians think that marijuana should be legal for adult use in the state, according to a new poll...
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Washington’s ‘Cannabis 2.0’: What Does The Future Hold?

Washington is preparing for a radical overhaul of its marijuana regulations in what is being dubbed “Cannabis 2.0,” five years after the...
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Do Burdensome State Regulations Allow The Black Market To Thrive?

Heavy-handed state regulations may be why black markets for marijuana persist after legalization, according to new exploratory research looking at the experiences...
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Federal Agencies: Researchers Should Be Able To Obtain Cannabis From Dispensaries

Two federal agencies have written a joint letter to say that marijuana researchers should be able to obtain the drug from state-legal...
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‘Marijuana 1-to-3’ Act Would Federally Reschedule Cannabis

Two separate bills have been filed in Congress which would reschedule marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III under the Controlled Substances...
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Joe Biden at Democratic Debate: Marijuana Should Remain Illegal As A Misdemeanor

The third Democratic debate revealed the gulf between former Vice President Joe Biden and every other contender for the party's 2020 presidential...
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Will Medical Marijuana Become A Reality in Idaho?

Just two years ago, voters in Idaho had their say at the ballot box on the question of whether to expand Medicaid...
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Illinois Municipalities Start Opting Out Of Cannabis Sales

Adult Illinoisans counting down the days until they can legally purchase recreational cannabis may have to travel a bit farther than expected.
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Federal Report Shows Steady Decline In Youth Marijuana Use

The number of teenagers in the U.S who say they have used marijuana in the past year continues to fall steadily across...
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New York Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Takes Effect

As of August 2019, individuals in New York State are subject to reduced marijuana possession penalties, and those with prior cannabis convictions...