November 6, 2019

Ohio: Three More Municipalities Vote to Depenalize Cannabis Possession

Voters in three Ohio municipalities on Election Day approved local ballot measures depenalizing minor marijuana possession offenses.
November 5, 2019

Poll: Most Americans Support Ending Federal Cannabis Criminalization

Sixty-two percent of respondents endorsed legalization and 69 percent of respondents said that they supported allowing the substance to be sold at retail via state-licensed stores.
November 4, 2019

Study: Terminology Doesn’t Influence Public’s Perception of Cannabis

Use of the term ‘cannabis’ instead of ‘marijuana’ does not influence the public’s perception of the plant or their attitudes, according to data published in the journal PLOS One. Investigators concluded: “We find no support for the notion that changing the name of the drug from ‘marijuana’ to ‘cannabis’ affects public opinion on the drug or the policies governing it."
November 1, 2019

Michigan: Regulators Now Accepting Retail Marijuana Business Applications

State regulators have begun accepting applications from those wishing to open licensed retail cannabis facilities. Regulators estimate that the first state-licensed retailers will be operational by March 2020.