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Marijuana sales data reveal Americans bought 67% more weed to survive 2020

It’s the pandemic effect: Consumers spent nearly $18 billion on cannabis in 2020, a 67% increase over 2019.
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New Jersey adult-use marijuana bill awaits governor’s signature

New Jersey lawmakers passed a measure Thursday setting up a recreational marijuana marketplace, sending the legislation to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, who is expected to sign the bill.  The Democrat-led Assembly and Senate passed the bill during …

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Detroit okays 75 retail marijuana shops; half will go to legacy residents

Two years after Michigan legalized weed, Detroit approved a licensing plan that offers city locals a chance to enter the industry.
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South Dakota just voted to legalize medical and adult-use marijuana. Here’s what happens next

It’s not legal yet! July 1, 2021, is the date the law kicks in, and all adults may possess up to one ounce.
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Border Patrol keeps seizing legal cannabis far from border in California

And it’s costing fledgling businesses—licensed by the state, and following the rules—millions of dollars.
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Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales

Gov. Charlie Baker shut down adult-use sales while allowing medical sales. A judge disagreed with the decision, but said Baker had the right to make it.
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