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

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

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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.

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

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.

Virginia: Governor Northam Signs Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Legislation

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.”.

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

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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

Did Minnesota’s marijuana legalization parties kill marijuana legalization?

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A promising legalization bill is expected to die in the state Senate, which Republicans control thanks to the Legal Marijuana Now Party. The post Did Minnesota’s marijuana legalization parties kill marijuana legalization?

Analysis: Marijuana Legalization Correlates with Higher Home Values

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The analysis reported, "Between April 2017 and April 2021, property values rose $17,113 more in states where recreational marijuana is legal, compared to states where marijuana is illegal or limited to medicinal use.".

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

Virginia: Governor Approves Expedited July 1 Enactment Date for Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization

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Democratic Governor Ralph Northam announced amendments today to legislation (Senate Bill 1406 | House Bill… The post Virginia: Governor Approves Expedited July 1 Enactment Date for Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization appeared first on NORML.

Poll: 92 Percent of Americans Say Marijuana Should Be Legal Under Certain Circumstances

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Ninety-two percent of those surveyed favored either partially or fully legalizing marijuana. Only eight percent of respondents opposed legalization. The post Poll: 92 Percent of Americans Say Marijuana Should Be Legal Under Certain Circumstances appeared first on NORML.

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

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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 marijuanaIf Gov.

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

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Connecticut legalizes marijuana, becoming 19th state to regulate adult use

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Starting July 1, it's legal to possess up to 1.5 The post Connecticut legalizes marijuana, becoming 19th state to regulate adult use appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use legalization connecticut marijuana legalization Ned Lamont

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

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

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: Legislative Leaders Reach Consensus on Marijuana Legalization Plan

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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

Connecticut: Senate Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Legalization Bill on First Day of Special Session

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The post Connecticut: Senate Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Legalization Bill on First Day of Special Session appeared first on NORML. Legalization 2021 Connecticut legalization legislation StatepolicyThe House is expected to take up the proposal Wednesday.

Connecticut Poised to Become Next State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

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"Marginalized communities have disproportionately suffered for decades because of the discriminatory enforcement of marijuana laws in Connecticut. The post Connecticut Poised to Become Next State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults appeared first on NORML.

New Mexico: Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization, Automatic Expungement Measures into Law

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“New Mexico joins an ever-growing list of states that have realized the failures of marijuana prohibition and the harms it brings to their communities and citizens.". The post New Mexico: Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization, Automatic Expungement Measures into Law appeared first on NORML.