Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect

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Adults may legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana and/or privately cultivate up to four mature cannabis plants. The post Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization Montana

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Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020

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billion in cannabis products from legal retailers in 2020 – up from $10.7 The post Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020 appeared first on NORML. ECONOMICS Legalization covid economics leafly purchases retail sales revenue"Customers purchased an estimated $17.9

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Cannabis In Canada: Two Year Anniversary of Legalization

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It has been two years of cannabis legalization in Canada but it was not an easy path. The same day cannabis was legalized […]. legalization dayOn October 17, 2018, the Canadian government decriminalized weed for recreational use.

Legalize It: The Path to Cannabis Equity in Virginia

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Virginia NORML is thrilled to provide a direct line to the policymakers, researchers, and advocates who are championing cannabis policy reform in the Commonwealth, especially in light of the opportunities the 2021 Virginia General Assembly session presents for proposed legislation.

Mississippi: Medical Organizations Join Legal Fight to Overturn Election Result Legalizing Medical Cannabis Access

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The post Mississippi: Medical Organizations Join Legal Fight to Overturn Election Result Legalizing Medical Cannabis Access appeared first on NORML. Ballot Initiative Medical Marijuana amicus initiative lawsuit Measure 26 medical cannabis Mississippi

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Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US?

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Marijuana legalization—expected by April 30—could quiet narco-violence and open global opportunities for Mexican companies. The post Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021.

Vote to legalize it!

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Voters in several states will have the opportunity to decide at the ballot whether to legalize cannabis for either adult-use or for medical purposes. The post Vote to legalize it! 2020 ACTIVISM Election GOVERNMENT Legalization Politics election vote

Virginia: Governor Says “The Time Has Come to Legalize Marijuana”

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“Governor Northam has always been thoughtful in his approach to cannabis policy. The post Virginia: Governor Says “The Time Has Come to Legalize Marijuana” appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization Northam Virginia Virginia NORML

New Jersey: Legislative Leaders Reach Consensus on Marijuana Legalization Plan

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"This legislation will accomplish our shared goals of delivering restorative justice and ensuring that the communities most impacted by the War on Drugs see the economic benefits of the adult-use cannabis market.". Ballot Initiative Legalization legalization New Jersey question 1 Statepolicy

How Can You Buy Cannabis Legally?

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Cannabis is federally illegal, and buying cannabis from the black market is illegal regardless of which state you live. In states with operational marijuana dispensaries, you can buy cannabis legally from a licensed dispensary. Recreational cannabis is legal.

Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales

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On Thursday 8 October, 2020, Governor Phil Scott (R) announced that he’ll allow a marijuana sales legalization bill passed by the legislature (S.54) to take effect. This makes Vermont the 11th state in the US to legalize recreational marijuana.

Election 2020: Cannabis legalization results and live coverage

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The post Election 2020: Cannabis legalization results and live coverage appeared first on Leafly. Politics Arizona cannabis legalization Election 2020 legalization vote marijuana legalization mississippi Montana new jersey Oregon south dakota

NM cannabis industry group gives priorities for a legalization bill

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It is likely that the general public will not see drafts of recreational-use cannabis legalization proposals from the legislature until next month, but one group is already suggesting language and looking for a legislative sponsor.

Study: Most Americans in Legal States Express “Positive Perceptions” of the Cannabis Marketplace

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Investigators concluded, "The current findings suggest generally positive perceptions of the legal cannabis market.". The post Study: Most Americans in Legal States Express “Positive Perceptions” of the Cannabis Marketplace appeared first on NORML.

Mexico Advances Legislation to Legalize Cannabis, Putting Immense Pressure on the U.S. to Do The Same

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It seems like cannabis is at an incredibly important crossroads here in the U.S. million people use cannabis per month in the U.S. Cannabis News cannabis news legal issues legalize it marijuana news Mexico

Arizona: Adult-Use Legalization Initiative Qualifies for 2020 Ballot

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The Act permits those age 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis sales to fund various public education and safety programs. The post Arizona: Adult-Use Legalization Initiative Qualifies for 2020 Ballot appeared first on NORML.

New Jersey Legislature to Finalize Cannabis Legalization Bill

Leafwell

New Jersey was one of the states that voted to legalize cannabis on Election Day in 2020, and lawmakers were forced to comply. Legislators were unable to agree on legalization or a simple decriminalization bill.

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Vermont finally OKs retail cannabis stores, years after legalizing

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The post Vermont finally OKs retail cannabis stores, years after legalizing appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use legalization cannabis sales cannabis stores marijuana legalization marijuana stores vermontIt's good news for consumers.

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New Zealand: Voters to Decide Saturday on Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Referendum

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If passed by voters, New Zealand will become only the third country – following Canada and Uruguay – to legalize adult-use cannabis sales nationwide. The post New Zealand: Voters to Decide Saturday on Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Referendum appeared first on NORML.

Virginia: Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney Calls for Marijuana Legalization

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Mayor Stoney calls for legalization in advance of the Virginia General Assembly Special Session convening August 18. The post Virginia: Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney Calls for Marijuana Legalization appeared first on NORML.

Record number of Americans support marijuana legalization, poll finds

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68% say it should be legalized, a new Gallup poll reveals. The post Record number of Americans support marijuana legalization, poll finds appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis legalization marijuana legalization polls

Is It Legal to Grow Medical Marijuana?

Leafwell

Are you wondering whether it’s legal to grow marijuana for medical consumption? You can legally grow medical marijuana in some states, but not in others. Cannabis Plants Grow Marijuana growing cannabis legal issues

Election 2020: South Dakota cannabis legalization guide

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3 by becoming the first state to pass both medical and adult-use legalization on a single day. The post Election 2020: South Dakota cannabis legalization guide appeared first on Leafly. South Dakota voters could make history on Nov.

Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot in Arizona

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However, a recent survey showed that over 62 percent of likely voters now support legalizing cannabis, suggesting a recent change of heart in the Grand Canyon State. Arizonans would also be allowed to cultivate up to six cannabis plants in their homes.

California Courts Kills Legal Challenge To Cannabis Home Deliveries

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When it comes to legal cannabis, it’s hard to argue California isn’t king. Cannabis News CA california cannabis delivery cannabis laws cannabis news marijuana delivery Marijuana Laws marijuana news

Election 2020: Politicians Who Are Pro-Cannabis Legalization

Leafwell

When it comes to cannabis legalization, politicians tend to sit on the fence. As an increasing body of scientific research comes out showing cannabis’s therapeutic benefits, it’s becoming harder for politicians to be pro-prohibition, at least when it comes to medical marijuana.

Connecticut: Big news for marijuana legalization

NORML

Big news out of Connecticut today, as a bill to legalize the adult-use and retail sale of marijuana has passed through a critical vote in the General Law Committee with a 10-8 majority. In addition to legalizing adult-use and establishing a regulated retail market, the bill also includes strong social justice language that incentivizes minority participation in the state’s marijuana market.

Post 2020 Election: What Comes Next for Legal Cannabis?

Leafwell

Cannabis legalization took five steps forward in the recent United States general election. State voters elected to adopt recreational marijuana legalization in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota. Doing double duty, South Dakota made cannabis.

Election 2020: New Jersey cannabis legalization guide

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3, New Jersey will become the first mid-Atlantic state to legalize cannabis for all adults. The post Election 2020: New Jersey cannabis legalization guide appeared first on Leafly. If voters approve a constitutional amendment on Nov.

Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana

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Today, for the second time in history, the House of Representatives… The post Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Policy Earl Blumenauer Rep. We did it! Again!)

Election 2020: Montana cannabis legalization guide

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Montana advocates overcame a COVID-19 shutdown to put adult-use cannabis legalization on the Nov. The post Election 2020: Montana cannabis legalization guide appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis legalization Election 2020 Montana recreational legalization

New York Expected to Legalize in 2019

MassRoots

Just fewer than two years since insisting it was a “gateway drug,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is singing a different tune regarding the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in The Empire State. “It’s Fast forward to present day, and Governor Cuomo is in favor of establishing a regulated, legal market. This was showcased during a recent speech when Cuomo said , “Let’s legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana once and for all.”.

Vermont Becomes Eleventh State to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Sales

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"This is a victory for those who wish to disrupt the illicit marketplace and move forward with an above-ground, regulated cannabis marketplace.”. The post Vermont Becomes Eleventh State to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Sales appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM legalization retail sales Scott Vermont

Pennsylvania governor calls for marijuana legalization to boost economic recovery

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Tom Wolf puts recreational legalization at the top of his autumn 2020 legislative agenda. The post Pennsylvania governor calls for marijuana legalization to boost economic recovery appeared first on Leafly.

What Would Happen if Texas Legalized Cannabis?

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While Oregon became the first state to decriminalize all drugs , this election cycle also saw five other states passing legislation that will ultimately make cannabis more accessible to their citizens. Mississippi approved cannabis for medical use. Current Cannabis Laws in Texas.

Federal Lawmakers Aim To Legalize Marijuana This Year

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Legislation to end the federal prohibition of cannabis has been submitted in the U.S. The American people have elected the most pro-cannabis Congress in American history and significant pieces of legislation are being introduced,” said Blumenauer. I introduced S.420, my bill to legalize and responsibly regulate and tax marijuana,” Wyden tweeted on February 8. “It’s NEW: I introduced S.420, my bill to legalize and responsibly regulate and tax marijuana.

5 takeaways from New Jersey’s cannabis legalization bill

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The post 5 takeaways from New Jersey’s cannabis legalization bill appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics legalization licensing new jersey New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Amendment policy social justice