Category Archives: Legalization

Keep up to date with cannabis legalization news

Legalization is one of the big topics that effects the cannabis world and industry. Here you will find articles on the latest happenings from all over the world.

Wisconsin Discusses legalizing marijuana

Article originally appeared here: https://www.nbc15.com/2021/02/07/gov-evers-proposes-legalizing-recreational-marijuana-in-wisconsin/ MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers wants the state to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. On Sunday morning, the governor’s office announced he would include the initiative in his upcoming 2021-23 biennial budget. In a statement, he compared the coming proposal to the regulations in neighboring Illinois and […]

Marijuana is the clear winner of the 2020 Election

Voters approved a series of statewide ballot proposals on Election Day legalizing the use and distribution of marijuana for either medical or adult-use purposes. The results once again affirm that marijuana legalization is a uniquely popular issue with voters of all political persuasions — with majorities of Democrats, Independents, and Republicans consistently endorsing legalization in national polls. The […]

Covid-19 is a boon for legal marijuana

Article originally appeared here: https://globalnews.ca/news/7402001/canada-cannabis-industry-turns-two/ Canada’s legal marijuana industry is celebrating a jump in sales, more brick-and-mortar stores and competitive pricing as it celebrates two years in business.  Since Canada legalized recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, 2018, legal sellers and producers have struggled to compete with the black market, but there have been recent gains […]

Mexico and Legalization

Article originally appeared here: https://technical420.com/cannabis-article/mexico-is-quietly-on-the-edge-of-nation-wide-cannabis-legalization/ Mexico is one of the most exciting emerging cannabis markets in the world and we believe that the market is nearing an inflection point. Recently, we came across studies that highlighted the potential of the Mexican cannabis market and this is an opportunity that we are excited about over the […]

People are unaware Medical Cannabis is legal in the UK

Article originally appeared here: https://canex.co.uk/almost-half-of-people-in-uk-unaware-of-medical-cannabis-legalisation/ Up to half of people in the UK are unaware that medical cannabis is legal in the UK, according to an ongoing poll by Canex. Out of 13,254 respondents, 46% revealed that they were unaware of the 2018 rescheduling which made medical cannabis legal in the UK. Despite being legal […]

Colorado governor pardoning 2700 people convicted of possessing marijuana.

Article originally appeared here: https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/colorado-governor-pardoning-more-than-2700-people-convicted-for-marijuana-possession/ Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) is going to automatically pardon thousands of eligible people who were convicted in the past for low-level marijuana possession offenses. The Denver Post reported that Polis will issue pardons for 2,732 individuals by executive order—given that the General Assembly passed House Bill 1424 several months […]

New Zealand PM admits to smoking cannabis.

Story originally appeared here: https://www.wionews.com/world/jacinda-ardern-admits-to-past-cannabis-use-during-new-zealand-election-debate-331661 New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photograph:( AFP ) Follow Us Story highlights New Zealanders are also voting on two other issues – on legalising recreational cannabis and euthanasia – topics that have split opinions in the country. Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has admitted previously smoking cannabis […]

How legalization in New Jersey could start a chain reaction.

Billions of dollars in business opportunities are riding on whether New Jersey residents legalize a recreational cannabis market in November. A recreational marijuana industry in New Jersey itself – with a population of nearly 9 million people – would reach $850 million-$950 million in sales a year by 2024, according to a Marijuana Business Daily […]

3 US States that could legalize

Article originally appeared here: https://technical420.com/cannabis-article/3-major-us-states-that-could-legalize-recreational-cannabis-by-years-end/ By Michael Berger Share With the November election being less than two months away, many investors are trying to determine which states will pass legislation that is pro-cannabis. The opening of new markets has been one of the most significant growth drivers in the US. Another major growth driver is […]

Legalization could add $9 Billion to state coffers

Article originally appeared here https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/state-ballot-measures-to-legalize-cannabis-could-add-9-billion-to-us-marijuana-market-111548141.html Despite a delay in the U.S. House of Representatives vote for a bill that would seek to legalize cannabis at the national level, the legal cannabis market in the U.S. still stands to substantially grow as more states plan to let voters decide whether they want to legalize it. According […]

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