BREAKING: New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

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Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) legalizes and regulates the adult-use, commercial marijuana market in New York State, while also permitting those over the age of 21 to cultivate personal-use quantities of cannabis in their own homes.

Virginia: Governor Northam Signs Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Legislation

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“Today, together, we celebrate an extraordinary victory for cannabis justice in the Commonwealth.”. The post Virginia: Governor Northam Signs Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Legislation appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization Legalize Virginia Virginia

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Alabama Legislature agrees to legalize medical marijuana

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Kay Ivey signs the bill, Alabama will become the latest Deep South state to legalize for patients. The post Alabama Legislature agrees to legalize medical marijuana appeared first on Leafly. Politics alabama medical cannabis legalization medical marijuana

South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access

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South Dakotans have delivered a crippling blow to those who favored the status quo of marijuana prohibition in the Mount Rushmore State by simultaneously passing a pair of ballot initiatives. The post South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access appeared first on NORML.

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

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.

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

Virginia: House and Senate Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Measures in Historic Votes

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“Virginians have been clear in their support for this issue and Governor Northam agrees, it is time to legalize the responsible use of cannabis by adults in the Commonwealth.". Legalization Virginia 2021 featured legalization Legalize Virginia legislation Ralph Northam Virginia NORML

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

Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure

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The advancement of this legislation is another historic step for cannabis justice in Virginia. The post Virginia: Legislature Gives Final Approval of Legalization Measure appeared first on NORML.

New York becomes 17th state to legalize marijuana: Weed is legal in NY starting today

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Cannabis is legal in New York today. The post New York becomes 17th state to legalize marijuana: Weed is legal in NY starting today appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use legalization Andrew Cuomo marijuana legalization New York new york city war on drugs

New Mexico: Lawmakers Fail to Approve Marijuana Legalization Before Key Legislative Deadline

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“Lawmakers, for the moment, have once again failed to deliver common sense marijuana policy reform for the people of New Mexico, an overwhelming majority of whom support legalizing cannabis for adults.”. Legalization legalization legislation New Mexico

Virginia: Governor Approves Bills to Decriminalize Marijuana and Legalize Medical Cannabis

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Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has approved legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession offenses. The prohibition on marijuana has clearly failed, and impacts nearly 30,000 Virginians per year.

Is It Legal to Grow Medical Marijuana?

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Are you wondering whether it’s legal to grow marijuana for medical consumption? The answer to this question is, as it is with so many other questions regarding medical marijuana, “It depends on the state.” You can legally grow medical marijuana in some states, but not in others.

Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot in Arizona

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Arizona voters will have a chance to cast a ballot in support of recreational marijuana this coming November. 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.

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.

Connecticut: Big news for marijuana legalization

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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.

Report: Legal Marijuana Industry Employs Over 321,000 Full-Time Workers

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"In the United States there are more legal cannabis workers than electrical engineers. There are more legal cannabis workers than EMTs and paramedics. There are more than twice as many legal cannabis workers as dentists.".

Cannabis In Canada: Two Year Anniversary of Legalization

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Today marijuana is a popular recreation enjoyed by more people than ever with a developing industry for entrepreneurs and tastemakers alike. It has been two years of cannabis legalization in Canada but it was not an easy path. The same day cannabis was legalized […].

These states could legalize cannabis next in 2021

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The post These states could legalize cannabis next in 2021 appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use legalization cannabis legalization connecticut Florida hawaii marijuana legalization minnesota new mexico New York pennsylvania recreational legalization

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

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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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!)

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.

The Clear Winner of Election 2020: Marijuana

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While other results of the election remain hazy, the clear winner on November 3 was marijuana. The post The Clear Winner of Election 2020: Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

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.

Thailand Legalized Medical Marijuana

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Making history as the first country in Southeast Asia to do so, Thailand legalized medical cannabis on December 24, 2018. Once the new law is published in the Royal Gazette, the cultivation, import, export, possession and consumption of cannabis for medical purposes will be legal in the Land of Smiles. Recreational cultivation and possession of cannabis will remain illegal and punishable by time in jail. Who can buy and sell medical marijuana in Thailand?

Marijuana Arrests After Legalization

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The impressive medical properties of cannabis have been a major factor in the push to legalize cannabis. But the importance of social justice, beyond medical access, can’t be overstated

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.

Cannabis or marijuana, medicinal plant or medical program?

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One of these terms was marijuana used to criminalize cannabis. Thankfully, the plant (cannabis or marijuana) regained some medical traction several decades later, but is cannabis not medicinal? The post Cannabis or marijuana, medicinal plant or medical program?

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.

Pandemic-born cannabis retailer celebrates one-year anniversary

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Acquiring a retail cannabis license and opening a store was already quite an accomplishment before everybody started covering their mouths. The post Pandemic-born cannabis retailer celebrates one-year anniversary appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

Virginia lawmakers agree to legalize marijuana, but not until 2024

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You'll have to wait nearly three years before possession becomes legal. The post Virginia lawmakers agree to legalize marijuana, but not until 2024 appeared first on Leafly. Sorry, Virginia.

New Mexico becomes America’s newest legal cannabis state

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Possession and homegrow become legal on June 29, 2021. The post New Mexico becomes America’s newest legal cannabis state appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult use legalization marijuana legalization new mexico

Weed could be legal in the US federally by next 4/20

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Americans can hope for weed to be legal in the US by the next 4/20 as a senior senator reiterated his call to legalize recreational marijuana federally.

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