• State Legislatures Taking on Cannabis Policy in 2021

    State Legislatures Taking on Cannabis Policy in 2021

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  • U.S. House of Representatives Passes the MORE Act

    U.S. House of Representatives Passes the MORE Act

    The federal marijuana decriminalization bill now heads to the U.S. Senate ››
  • Clean Sweep for All Five Campaigns

    Clean Sweep for All Five Campaigns

    Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota legalize marijuana, while Mississippi and South Dakota pass medical marijuana measures ››
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    Vermont Becomes 11th State to Regulate and Tax Cannabis Sales!

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Hawaii legalization and decriminalization expansion bills head to full Senate vote

Ask your state lawmakers to legalize cannabis this year. Exciting news! This week, two crucial cannabis bills advanced in the Hawaii Legislature. SB 767 would legalize cannabis and allow licensed businesses to cultivate, produce, and sell cannabis products. It would also allow adult home cultivation of up to three mature plants. Under the bill, the state Department of Health would craft rules around business licensing and retail sales by July 1, 2021. The Senate Ways & Means Committee passed SB…
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Virginia Legislature Approves Legislation to Legalize Cannabis; Bill Now Heads to Gov. Ralph Northam’s Desk
Feb 27, 2021

Virginia Legislature Approves Legislation to Legalize Cannabis; Bill Now Heads to Gov. Ralph Northam’s Desk

Today, bills that would legalize, regulate, and tax cannabis sales for adults 21 and over in Virginia — SB 1406/HB 2312 — received final approval from state legislators. They'll now proceed to the desk of Gov. Ralph Northam, who has previously voiced his support for cannabis legalization. The governor could either sign the legislation or request amendments, which would then be considered by the legislature.
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