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Virginia lawmakers agree to legalize marijuana, but not until 2024

Sorry, Virginia. You’ll have to wait nearly three years before possession becomes legal.
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New Jersey governor signs cannabis legalization into law, finally

The final bill locks in legal reforms to make sure young people and people of color aren’t targeted by local cops.
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South Dakota judge strikes down state’s marijuana legalization vote

PIERRE, SD — A South Dakota judge on Monday struck down a voter-approved constitutional amendment that legalized recreational marijuana after Gov. Kristi Noem’s administration challenged it. Circuit Judge Christina Klinger ruled the measure…

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Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

Gov. J.B. Pritzker pardoned 9,210 low-level marijuana convictions. Illinois police erased 492,000 others.
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