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June 8, 2021

Connecticut: Senate Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

“For decades, tens of thousands of Connecticut residents have faced arrest, prosecution, and the lifelong stigma associated with marijuana criminalization, simply for possessing a substance that is objectively safer than alcohol, tobacco, and many prescription medications.”

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June 7, 2021

Virginia: Marijuana Arrests Fall Dramatically Following Enactment of 2020 Decriminalization Law

"Decriminalization is only a partial step. It reduces the total number of marijuana arrests, but continues to leave far too many people -- and young adults in particular -- subject to the whims of law enforcement."

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June 7, 2021

Louisiana: Lawmakers Send Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation to Governor’s Desk

While there would be no possibility of jail time under the bill, these offenses would still be classified as misdemeanors.

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June 7, 2021

Nevada: Governor Signs Bill into Law Regulating Cannabis Consumption Lounges

Assembly Bill 341 allows adults 21 and older to purchase and consume adult-use cannabis products on-site at any licensed “cannabis consumption lounge.”

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