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July 1, 2020

Arizona: Marijuana Legalization Proponents Turn In Nearly Twice The Signatures Required to Qualify for 2020 Ballot

The Act permits those 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis sales to fund various public education and safety programs.

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July 1, 2020

Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies

Members of the Ohio senate advanced a measure expanding the state’s long-standing decriminalization policies.

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June 30, 2020

Colorado: Legislation Signed into Law Providing Governor Expanded Authority to Pardon Marijuana Offenders

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation into law which provides the office with expanded powers to pardon those with past marijuana convictions.

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June 29, 2020

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1

Legislation passed this spring decriminalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and seals the records of past convictions from public view.

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