February 6, 2020

Vermont: Measure Permitting Retail Marijuana Sales Moves Forward

Senate-backed legislation to regulate retail sales of marijuana to adults continues to advance in Vermont.
February 6, 2020

Virginia: Legislative Effort Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties Advances

“[This vote] marks the first time the House Courts of Justice Committee has approved a decriminalization bill."
February 6, 2020

New York: An Analysis of Governor Cuomo’s Legalization Proposal

Governor Andrew Cuomo has included a plan to “regulate, restrict, and control” the responsible adult use of cannabis in New York, known as the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (“CRTA”).
February 4, 2020

Gallup: Twelve Percent of Adults Acknowledge Smoking Marijuana

According to the survey, men (15 percent) were more likely than women (nine percent) to acknowledge “smoking marijuana.” Those between the ages of 18 to 29 were most likely to use cannabis (22 percent). Those self-identifying as “white” were more likely to admit using cannabis than were those who identified as non-white (14 percent versus nine percent).