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July 30, 2020

Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana

We did it! (Again!) Today, for the second time in history, the House of Representatives…

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July 30, 2020

Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws Take Effect

The most significant new measure, House Bill 819, expands the discretion of physicians so that they can recommend cannabis therapy for “any condition” that they consider “debilitating to an individual patient.”

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July 29, 2020

State-Legal Marijuana Industry to Employ Nearly 300,000 Workers by Year’s End

The analysis projects as many as 295,000 marijuana-related jobs by the close of 2020 – a total that is slightly higher than the total number of computer programmers working in the United States.

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July 28, 2020

New Jersey: Supermajority Back Legalization Measure Ahead of November Vote

Majorities of Democrats (78 percent), Independents (63 percent), and Republicans (57 percent) back the 2020 ballot measure.

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