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Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US?

Marijuana legalization—expected by April 30—could quiet narco-violence and open global opportunities for Mexican companies.
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South Dakota cops using taxpayer money in longshot bid to kill marijuana legalization

South Dakotans overwhelmingly approved legalization measures on Nov. 3. But the head of the state police is trying to undermine the vote.
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Virginia governor vows to press for adult-use marijuana program

Virginia’s governor said he plans to push for legalizing an adult-use marijuana market during the 2021 state legislative session. Gov. Ralph Northam’s comments came Monday, the Associated Press reported, on the heels of voters in New Jersey approving a…

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New Jersey governor picks cannabis czar after legalization vote

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy isn’t wasting any time getting the ball rolling after voters legalized adult-use marijuana on Election Day. Murphy on Friday appointed a top adviser, Dianna Houenou, to chair the state’s new Cannabis Regulatory Commiss…

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New Jersey just voted to legalize marijuana. Here’s what happens next

New Jersey voters just legalized marijuana. Now it’s up to state legislators to write the rules—and they’ve only got a few weeks, because it’s legal on Jan. 1, 2021.
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Could New York’s limited medical cannabis program hamper a new adult-use market?

New York could potentially become one of the biggest marijuana markets in the world, but its existing medical cannabis program is heavily regulated and has experts questioning how a possible adult-use market would fare. Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to steer…

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Scotts Miracle-Gro leads funding to legalize adult-use cannabis in NJ

Agricultural giant Scotts Miracle-Gro is the largest contributor so far to efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, donating $800,000 of the nearly $1.3 million raised as of Oct. 2, according to state records. The donation reflects how…