Marijuana Legalization Legislation Advances Nationwide

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Here's a summary of progressing marijuana legalization efforts thus far and where they stand in key states across the country. The post Marijuana Legalization Legislation Advances Nationwide appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization legislation

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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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

Wisconsin: Governor Evers Includes Marijuana Legalization in State Budget Proposal

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“Frankly, red and blue states across the country have moved forward with legalization and there is no reason Wisconsin should be left behind when we know it’s supported by a majority of Wisconsinites.”. Legalization budget legalization Wisconsin

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.

Delaware: State Auditor’s Report Recommends Legalizing Marijuana

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It's time to legalize it.”. The post Delaware: State Auditor’s Report Recommends Legalizing Marijuana appeared first on NORML. Legalization auditor's report Delaware legalization

New Jersey Voters Approve Legalization Ballot Question

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The post New Jersey Voters Approve Legalization Ballot Question appeared first on NORML. 2020 ACTIVISM Election Legalization 2020 Elections featured legalization New Jersey

Montanans Vote YES on Marijuana Legalization

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The post Montanans Vote YES on Marijuana Legalization appeared first on NORML. 2020 ACTIVISM Election Legalization 2020 Elections featured legalization MontanaVoters in Montana have passed Initiative 190, which allows for the use, production and sale of marijuana by adults.

Poll: Majority of North Carolina Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

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A newly released poll by Elon University, in partnership with The Charlotte Observer, The Durham… The post Poll: Majority of North Carolina Voters Support Marijuana Legalization appeared first on NORML. Legalization Polling North Carolina

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

North Dakota: House Lawmakers Approve Measures to Legalize Marijuana Sales, Decriminalize Personal Possession

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House lawmakers approved three pieces of legislation that would legalize adult use marijuana and decriminalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana. Legalization decriminalization legalization legislation North Dakota

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. In addition, numerous local, state, and federal races involve candidates who have made marijuana legalization a key part of their platform.

AG Nominee: Interfering in States with Legal Marijuana Not a Good Use of Justice Department Resources

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“It does not seem to me useful the use of limited resources that we have to be pursuing prosecutions in states that have legalized and are regulating the use of marijuana, either medically or otherwise.". Legalization cole memo DOJ Garland Justice Department

New Jersey: Legislative Leaders Reach Consensus on Marijuana Legalization Plan

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The post New Jersey: Legislative Leaders Reach Consensus on Marijuana Legalization Plan appeared first on NORML. Ballot Initiative Legalization legalization New Jersey question 1 Statepolicy

Going Global: Legalization on the Move in Israel and Mexico

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After a clean sweep of victories in the 2020 election in the United States, it looks like marijuana legalization is about to make big inroads across the globe as well with Mexico and Israel advancing towards ending prohibition. Legalization international Israel legalization Mexico

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

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

New Jersey: Lawmakers Approve Measures Implementing Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization

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Members of the New Jersey state Assembly and Senate have given final approval to legislation… The post New Jersey: Lawmakers Approve Measures Implementing Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization legislation New Jersey

New Jersey: Governor Delays Signing Adult-Use Legalization Legislation

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The post New Jersey: Governor Delays Signing Adult-Use Legalization Legislation appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization New JerseyMurphy is calling for civil penalties for offenses involving use and possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by those under 21.

Poll: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is Bipartisan

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"Our polling shows bipartisan support for meaningful legislative marijuana reform that would legalize marijuana.". The post Poll: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is Bipartisan appeared first on NORML. Polling The MORE Act bipartisan legalization MORE Act poll states survey

South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access

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The post South Dakotans Green-Light Marijuana Legalization and Medical Access appeared first on NORML. 2020 ACTIVISM Election Legalization Medical Marijuana 2020 Elections legalization medical cannabis medical marijuana South Dakota

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Governors Speak Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization Nation-wide

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The post Governors Speak Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization Nation-wide appeared first on NORML. 2021 Governors legalization legislation medical marijuanaHere's a breakdown of which Governors and where are calling for the enactment of meaningful marijuana reform in 2021.

California: No Uptick in Frequency of Marijuana Use by Young Adults Following Adult-Use Legalization

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“In examining marijuana use before and after legalization of recreational sales in California, we found that frequency of use did not change significantly overall, including following legalization.”. Legalization adolescents California legalization teens uptick young people youth

Study: Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Laws Associated with Declines in Workers’ Compensation Claims

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"The present study provides empirical evidence on the consequences of marijuana legalization on issues related to the labor market outcomes, in particular, WC [workers' compensation] claiming of older adults. … Research employment legalization workers' compensation workplace

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Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Initiatives Qualify for November 2020 Ballot

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Montana voters will decide this November on two complimentary ballot measures seeking to legalize marijuana for adults in the state. The post Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Initiatives Qualify for November 2020 Ballot appeared first on NORML.

Legalize It: The Path to Cannabis Equity in Virginia

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The post Legalize It: The Path to Cannabis Equity in Virginia appeared first on NORML. Virginia 2020 event Events featured legalization Legalize Virginia Virginia NORML virtual event

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.

New Jersey: Supermajority Back Legalization Measure Ahead of November Vote

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The post New Jersey: Supermajority Back Legalization Measure Ahead of November Vote appeared first on NORML. Ballot Initiative Legalization ballot measures initiatives legalization New Jersey

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.".

Arizona: Adult-Use Legalization Initiative Qualifies for 2020 Ballot

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South Dakota: Circuit Judge Rules Against Implementation of Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Measure

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The post South Dakota: Circuit Judge Rules Against Implementation of Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Measure appeared first on NORML. LITIGATION Amendment A lawsuit legalization Noem South Dakota

New Jersey governor signs cannabis legalization into law, finally

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The final bill locks in legal reforms to make sure young people and people of color aren't targeted by local cops. The post New Jersey governor signs cannabis legalization into law, finally appeared first on Leafly.

Monitoring the Future Study: No Increase in Youth Marijuana Use Following Statewide Legalization

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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 […]. The post Cannabis In Canada: Two Year Anniversary of Legalization appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

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.

New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance New Marijuana Legalization “Cleanup” Bill

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Study: Adult-Use Legalization Markets Not Tied to Vaping-Related Lung Illness

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"The five earliest states to legalize recreational marijuana -- Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington -- all had less than one EVALI case per 100,000 residents.". The post Study: Adult-Use Legalization Markets Not Tied to Vaping-Related Lung Illness appeared first on NORML.

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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.