Thursday, January 23, 2020
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New Jersey Governor Pushes For Marijuana Decriminalization Ahead Of 2020 Legalization Ballot Vote

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) wants to work with lawmakers to swiftly decriminalize cannabis possession in the state as a stop-gap...
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Congressional Candidate Opens Up About Marijuana Use And Legalization In Campaign Video

An Illinois congressional candidate looking to unseat long-standing Rep. Danny Davis released a campaign video where he smokes cannabis whilst talking about...
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US Support For Legalization Holds Steady In Past Year, Gallup Poll Finds

It seems the recent outbreak of vaping-related deaths and injuries has had no impact on public support for marijuana legalization in the...
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Pennsylvania Implements Expedited Pardon Process For Those With Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Pennsylvania has introduced an expedited process to have low-level marijuana convictions expunged from an individual's criminal record. The Pennsylvania...
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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...