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States likely to legalize marijuana 2019

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...
National League of Cities Federal Marijuana Reform

National League Of Cities Urges Federal Government To Reform Cannabis Laws

The National League of Cities (NLC), a group of leaders of cities, towns, and villages whose mission includes advocacy at the federal level, has...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Medical Marijuana Louisiana

What To Expect From Medical Marijuana in Louisiana In 2019

The complicated history of medical marijuana in Louisiana is about to reach a new milestone, as the state’s first crop, which was harvested in...
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...