Cannabis Legalization

7 in 10 NH Votes Support Legalization

One Day After House Passes Reform Bill, Survey Shows Seven In Ten New Hampshire Voters Favor Legalizing Marijuana

A new poll that came out one day after the state House of Representatives passed a bill to make the policy change shows that most New Hampshire residents support legalizing marijuana. Seventy-one percent of people who answered a survey that the University of New Hampshire released said they support “legalizing the possession of small amounts […]

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AK Removes Cannabis Records

Alaska Supreme Court Removes Marijuana Records From Conviction Database

On May 1, the convictions of about 750 Alaskans for having marijuana will be taken off of Courtview, the state’s online database of court cases. In an order signed by all five of the court’s justices on January 31, the Alaska Supreme Court said this would happen. The action, which was first reported on Sunday

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Hawaii Senate Support Legalization of Cannabis

Hawaii Senate Committees Support Legalization of Cannabis

KHON2 reported, two Hawaii Senate committees voted to move forward with legislation that would legalize cannabis for adult use. The bill was approved by the Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee by a vote of 3-1 with one abstention and by the Health and Human Services Committee by a vote of 2-1 with two excused. If

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A Virginia House Committee Tables Legislation to Legalize Retail Cannabis Sales

A Virginia House Committee Tables Legislation to Legalize Retail Cannabis Sales

WRIC says, a House panel in Virginia voted against bills that would have moved the state toward letting adults buy cannabis. The General Laws subcommittee voted against a bill that would have let sales start next year and another that would have let the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority (CCA) start giving out licenses next year

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Florida Campaign Clears Obstacle To Place Marijuana Legalization Initiative On Court's Agenda For Review In Advance Of 2024 Ballot

Florida Campaign Clears Obstacle To Place Marijuana Legalization Initiative On Court’s Agenda For Review In Advance Of 2024 Ballot

A campaign backed by the marijuana industry to put a legalization initiative on the 2024 ballot has passed its first test. Enough people have signed a petition for the state Supreme Court to look over its language, according to a report by Marijuana Moment. Smart & Safe Florida filed the measure last summer. So far,

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NJ Cannabis Area Rules Released

New Jersey Regulators Issue New Rules Regarding On-Site Marijuana Consumption Areas

Authorities in the Garden State are working on new rules that will legalize cannabis consumption lounges for anyone over the age of 21, according to a recent report by Marijuana Moment. The NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJ-CRC) says it, “expects the new cannabis consumption area rules to have a beneficial social impact by advancing social

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USVI Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization

The Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands has signed Marijuana Legalization and Expungement Bills, as well as a Cannabis Pardon Proclamation

The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) has signed legislation to decriminalize marijuana and make it easier to get cannabis convictions expunged from one’s record, according to a report by Marijuana Moment. The bill was introduced by Independent Senator Janelle Sarauw and signed into law by Democratic Governor Albert Bryan Jr. with just 10

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CT Suggests Recreational Cannabis Changes

Legislators in Connecticut Propose Changes to the Recreational Cannabis Program

The 2023 legislative session in Connecticut is offering a preview of potential new regulations for the state’s recreational cannabis industry.  Lawmakers are proposing a variety of marijuana-related bills that aim to change the way cannabis licenses are issued, further decriminalize the drug, and increase safety labeling requirements.  House Majority Leader Jason Rojas is proposing changes

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Senate of Minnesota Considers Cannabis Legalization Bill

Senate of Minnesota Considers Cannabis Legalization Bill

According to KARE11, a Minnesota Senate committee heard testimony this week on a bill to legalize cannabis for adult use, marking the first time any committee in the chamber has taken up legalization legislation. Democratic Senator Lindsey Port has introduced legislation that would legalize cannabis sales to the general public and incorporate expungement measures. “Senate

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FL Legalization Near 150,000 Signatures

Florida activists are close to collecting 150,000 signatures for a legalization petition in 2024

CBS News Miami reported that activists in Florida have collected 148,418 valid petition signatures in an effort to put an issue about the legalization of cannabis for adult use before voters in 2018. In order for the issue to appear on 2024 ballots, the Smart & Safe Florida organization would need to submit 891,589 valid

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