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NIDArelease Jan 06, 2020

Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Initiative Qualifies for the 2020 Ballot in South Dakota

South Dakota’s Secretary of State officially certified an adult-use legalization initiative for the 2020 ballot. Last month, a separate medical marijuana ballot initiative was also certified.

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NIDArelease Dec 16, 2019

New Jersey Voters Will Decide on Cannabis Legalization in 2020

New Jersey lawmakers approved a resolution that will allow voters to decide whether to legalize cannabis for adults’ use in November 2020.

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NIDArelease Nov 20, 2019

House Committee to Vote on Bill to End Federal Cannabis Prohibition

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on a comprehensive cannabis legalization bill, marking the first-ever vote to completely end federal prohibition.

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NIDArelease Nov 04, 2019

South Dakota Groups Submit Petitions to Qualify Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiatives for Next Year's Election

Marijuana reform groups submitted petitions containing over 80,000 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State in order to qualify two separate marijuana reform ballot initiatives for next year’s election.

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I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol. If people can go into a liquor store and buy a bottle of alcohol and drink it at home legally, then why do we say that the use of this other substance is somehow criminal?
Pat Robertson, Chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network, The New York Times, March 7, 2012