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South Dakota: Voters Will Decide This November on Ballot Measure Legalizing Marijuana Use By Adults

For the second consecutive election, voters in South Dakota will decide on a ballot measure to legalize marijuana use by those age 21 or older. Representatives from the group South Dakotans for Better Marijuana...

Rhode Island Becomes 19th State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

Democratic Governor Dan McKee signed legislation into law this afternoon legalizing the personal use and licensed retail sale of marijuana to those age 21 or older. Provisions in the law permitting adults...

Rhode Island Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

Both chambers of the Rhode Island legislature voted today to legalize and regulate the adult use cannabis market.  “By passing this legislation, Rhode Island’s lawmakers have acted in a manner that reflects the...

Delaware: Governor Vetoes Marijuana Depenalization Measure

Democrat Gov. John Carney has vetoed legislation, House Bill 371, that sought to eliminate penalties for the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis by adults.  His decision was not altogether unexpected, as...

Ohio: Regulators Approve Dozens More Applicants to Operate Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Qualified patients will have significantly greater access to medical cannabis products in the coming months following regulators decision to approve 70 new medical cannabis dispensary operators. Regulators reviewed over 1,500 applications. A list...

NORML PAC Endorsed John Fetterman Wins PA Senate Primary in Landslide

NORML PAC endorsed US Senate candidate John Fetterman won the state’s Democratic primary by a large margin.  John Fetterman has long been an outspoken advocate for marijuana legalization and has made it a...

Ohio: No Opportunity for Voters to Decide on Marijuana Legalization Until 2023

Litigating parties have agreed to a settlement that will postpone any opportunity for voters to decide on a citizens’ initiated marijuana measure until November 2023. The measure, spearheaded by the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana...

Study: Young Adults’ Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization

Retail cannabis sales are associated with decreases in the use of alcohol, cigarettes, and pain medications by young adults, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers with the University...

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