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2020 Year in Review: NORML’s Top Ten Events in Marijuana Policy


Closing the door on 2020,  NORML counts down the year’s best in cannabis news. #1: Advocates Run the Table on Election Day Voters approved every statewide legalization measure put before them on Election Day. Voters legalized the possession of marijuana by adults in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and in South Dakota. They additionally approved ballot measures legalizing of medical cannabis access in two states, Mississippi and South Dakota. Commenting on the Election Day victories, NORML’s Executive Director Erik Altieri said: “These results once again…


One Nation Under A Groove (In a Divided US, Cannabis Brings Us All Together)


CANNABIS CULTURE –  “In reality, who won big on election night? Definitely cannabis,” according to Partner and Chair of the cannabis practice at Greenspoon Marder Law Firm, Rachel K Gillette. “Cannabis is an issue that unites all political persuasions.”  Recreational marijuana was legalized in Arizona, South Dakota, Montana, and New Jersey; and medical marijuana was legalized in Mississippi. With the exception of New Jersey, these are all traditionally conservative states when it comes to weed,…


Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Cannabis Ballot Initiatives


Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota will vote on whether to legalize cannabis. Cannabis reform may be stalled at the federal level, but the number of states that have legalized it in some capacity continues to grow. Heading into the 2020 election, 33 of them and the District of Columbia permit medicinal use. Eleven of these states, as well as D.C., have also legalized recreational use. On November 3rd, four more states —…


As N.J. Considers Marijuana Legalization, Here’s How To Invest In Cannabis Ahead Of Nov. 3 Vote


As New Jersey closes in on what could be a watershed vote to legalize recreational marijuana use, investors are taking a renewed interest in the profit potential of growers, sellers and so-called cannabis-adjacent companies. New Jersey is one of four states whose voters will decide next month on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use; the others are Arizona, South Dakota, and Montana. And if cannabis gets the green light in the Garden State, that…