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

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.

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Welcome the Three New Legal Marijuana States

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This week marks another critical mile-marker on the road to ending marijuana prohibition in the… The post Welcome the Three New Legal Marijuana States appeared first on NORML. ACTIVISM join Legal legalization

What’s the Future of Marijuana Legalization in Oklahoma?

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“We are hopeful that Oklahomans will have the opportunity this fall to decide in favor of ending the failed policy of marijuana criminalization.If The post What’s the Future of Marijuana Legalization in Oklahoma?

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.

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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Montanans Vote YES on Marijuana Legalization

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Voters in Montana have passed Initiative 190, which allows for the use, production and sale of marijuana by adults. Voters additionally passed Constitutional Initiative 118, which limits marijuana use to those ages 21 or older.

Arizona Approves Prop 207 to Legalize Marijuana

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Arizona voters have approved Proposition 207, a statewide ballot initiative legalizing the possession, use, and commercial sale of marijuana for adults. The post Arizona Approves Prop 207 to Legalize Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

Rhode Island: Senate Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

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“Rhode Island is an island of prohibition in a sea of legalization.”. The post Rhode Island: Senate Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization legislation Rhode Island Statepolicy

Poll: 69 Percent of Adults Support Legalizing Marijuana, Most Say It’s Less Harmful Than Alcohol

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Study: Marijuana Legalization Laws Not Are Associated with Lax Attitudes Toward Drugged Driving

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The study's authors reported: “Current cannabis users in recreational and medical only cannabis states were significantly less likely to report driving within three hours of getting high in the past 30 days, compared to current users living in states without legal cannabis.". Legalization

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Minnesota: House Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Measure

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“It's time for Minnesota to become a leader in the midwest when it comes to sensible marijuana policy.”. The post Minnesota: House Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Measure appeared first on NORML.

Connecticut Becomes 18th State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

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“This legislation recognizes that the responsible use of marijuana by adults should not be a crime, and that those who carry the stigma of a criminal record for their past use of cannabis should receive relief.". Legalization Connecticut legalization legislation Statepolicy

New York: Governor Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization Legislation into Law

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The provisions specific to the personal possession of marijuana took effect upon signing. The post New York: Governor Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization Legislation into Law appeared first on NORML. Legalization featured legalization new york

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.

Ohio: No Opportunity for Voters to Decide on Marijuana Legalization Until 2023

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Commenting on the settlement, a spokesperson for the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol said, "To be certain: we aren’t going anywhere and are undeterred in our goal to legalize cannabis for all adults in Ohio.”. Legalization

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

Virginia: Election Outcomes Likely to Influence Marijuana Legalization Launch

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Marijuana Legalization Expected to Advance This Week in Key States

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A handful of key states are poised to advance adult use marijuana legalization proposals this week. The post Marijuana Legalization Expected to Advance This Week in Key States appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization New Mexico new york Rhode Island Virginia

Virginia: Gov. Youngkin Moves to Re-criminalize Personal Possession of Marijuana

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The Governor has proposed an amendment in the nature of a substitute to SB 591 which would create two new misdemeanors for personal marijuana possession. . Youngkin Moves to Re-criminalize Personal Possession of Marijuana appeared first on NORML.

Governors Speak Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization Nation-wide

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

Connecticut: Senate Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

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“For decades, tens of thousands of Connecticut residents have faced arrest, prosecution, and the lifelong stigma associated with marijuana criminalization, simply for possessing a substance that is objectively safer than alcohol, tobacco, and many prescription medications.”.

New Mexico: House Lawmakers Approve Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Proposal

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The measure, approved by a 39 to 31 vote, would allow adults to purchase at least two ounces of marijuana at a time and cultivate up to six mature plants for personal use. The post New Mexico: House Lawmakers Approve Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Proposal appeared first on 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

Montana: Lawmakers Seek to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law

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The post Montana: Lawmakers Seek to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law appeared first on NORML. Legalization I-190 legalization legislation Montana

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.

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: 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 Hampshire: Senate Rejects House-Backed Bills Legalizing Marijuana Possession and Sales

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Montana Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law

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Analysis: Marijuana Legalization Opponents’ Fears Have Not Come to Fruition in Canada

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The analysis finds that there has been “no marked increase in cannabis youth by use” in the three-year period following legalization. The post Analysis: Marijuana Legalization Opponents’ Fears Have Not Come to Fruition in Canada appeared first on NORML.

Mexico’s Supreme Court rules personal marijuana possession legal, again

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New Mexico: Lawmakers Send Marijuana Legalization Measures to Governor’s Desk

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Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana Takes Effect July 1, 2021

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Virginia becomes the first southern state to legalize the possession and use of marijuana by adults. The post Virginia: Legalization of Adult-use Marijuana Takes Effect July 1, 2021 appeared first on NORML.

New Jersey: Legislative Leaders Reach Consensus on Marijuana Legalization Plan

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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.

Germany Speeding Up Legalization Process

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Germany appears to be speeding up its legalization process. Finance Minister Christian Lindner tweeted cannabis will be legal “soon.” Expect a draft legalization bill sometime before the end of the year.