Saturday, March 23, 2019

Wisconsin Governor Supports Full Marijuana Legalization

On January 15, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) said that he would support full legalization of marijuana in the state. During his...
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Here’s Where Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Stands on Marijuana

On January 21, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced that she is running for president in 2020, making her one of many pro-reform...

Rhode Island Governor to Propose Recreational Marijuana Legalization in Forthcoming Budget

Governor Gina Raimondo (D) of Rhode Island has announced that she will formally propose to legalize recreational marijuana in her budget plan...

“From ‘Laughable’ to Law”: U.S Virgin Islands Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Following a lengthy legislative process, the U.S Virgin Islands governor signed a bill into law last Saturday permitting the medical-use sale of...

Survey Reveals Majority Of U.S. Mayors Want Legal Marijuana

On January 22 in Washington, D.C., Boston University published its 2018 Menino Survey of Mayors, which shows that a majority of U.S....
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New York Gov. Cuomo Confirms Support For Legalization In Inaugural Address

Reiterating his newfound position, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) sated in his inaugural speech on Tuesday that he supports cannabis legalization.
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Where 2020 Presidential Contender Elizabeth Warren Stands On Marijuana

At the end of 2018, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announced that she would be establishing a committee to consider a run for...
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States Most Likely To Legalize In 2019

The year 2018 saw significant victories for advocates of marijuana legalization. For example, voters in Utah and Missouri approved medical cannabis initiatives,...
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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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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...