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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his intent to legalise marijuana in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo intends to move forward with marijuana legalization in New York during the state’s 2021 legislative session, the governor announced in his daily press briefing on Wednesday. The governor of New York said that the state is currently operating with a $US15 billion deficit brought on […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his intent to legalise marijuana in New York
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Americans have declared the Drug War is over

Drugs won big on Election Night. In all seriousness, it wasn’t so much a win for drugs as it was a win for Americans, who after almost a century of Drug War have finally declared prohibition to be a failure (again). But the War on Drugs drags on, and until […]
Americans have declared the Drug War is over
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Montana legalizes the consumption and possession of marijuana by adults over 21

Montana voters supported two ballot initiatives concerning the legalization of marijuana use. Initiative No. 190 legalised the possession and use of marijuana by adults over the age of 21. Constitutional Initiative No. 118 amends the state constitution to allow the government to set a legal age for marijuana consumption. Visit […]
Montana legalizes the consumption and possession of marijuana by adults over 21
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Arizona votes to legalise marijuana use for adults over 21

Arizona voters supported a ballot measure to legalise the use of marijuana by adults over 21. Proposition 207 imposes a 16% excise tax on the retail sale of marijuana and marijuana products. It also establishes a process to expunge law-enforcement and court records of marijuana-related drug offences before the effective […]
Arizona votes to legalise marijuana use for adults over 21
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South Dakota votes to legalise marijuana for people over 21

South Dakota’s proposed Constitutional Amendment A was passed with 53.4% of the vote. The amendment legalizes the “possession, use, transport, and distribution of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia by people age 21 and older.” It also sets the limit of marijuana one can possess or distribute at a time to 1 […]
South Dakota votes to legalise marijuana for people over 21
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New Jersey legalizes marijuana for adults 21 and older

New Jersey has voted to legalise marijuana use for adults over 21 years old, per Decision Desk HQ. Public Question 1 in New Jersey asked voters whether they supported amending the state constitution to legalise marijuana possession and consumption for any person in the state above the age of 21. […]
New Jersey legalizes marijuana for adults 21 and older
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The ultimate guide to marijuana legalization

Five states voted on Tuesday to loosen restrictions on marijuana. New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota, and Montana all voted to legalise cannabis for all adults over the age of 21. South Dakota and Mississippi voted to establish medical-marijuana programs. Business Insider has put together a comprehensive ballot tracker, based on […]
The ultimate guide to marijuana legalization
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This is how structural racism works

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “I don’t regret anything I said then because in the context of the time in which I said it, it was correct.”– Anthony Fauci, explaining why he doesn’t rue advising against […]
This is how structural racism works
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We should legalise pot to fight the coronavirus

The novel coronavirus has left the US economy in tatters with millions out of work. Criminal-justice reform has perhaps never been more popular, and yet people still keep getting charged with marijuana-related offences. Legalization would provide much-needed tax revenue and new business opportunities. It would also decrease confrontation between civilians […]
We should legalise pot to fight the coronavirus
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New York Gov. Cuomo says it’s ‘not likely’ recreational marijuana will be legalised in New York’s budget this year as the coronavirus outbreak is the focus in Albany

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it’s “not likely” that adult-use marijuana legalization will be included in New York’s 2020 budget. In January, Cuomo said recreational marijuana legalization would be one of his key initiatives. The coronavirus response – and New York City being the emerging epicentre of the global […]
New York Gov. Cuomo says it’s ‘not likely’ recreational marijuana will be legalised in New York’s budget this year as the coronavirus outbreak is the focus in Albany
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Pot stocks surge amid a key legal hearing for bill that could take marijuana off the list of controlled substances in the US

The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act was approved by the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning in Washington D.C. Stocks of cannabis companies surged Wednesday morning when the hearing began. The MORE Act would remove marijuana from the list of controlled substances in the US, expunge certain cannabis offences, […]
Pot stocks surge amid a key legal hearing for bill that could take marijuana off the list of controlled substances in the US