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March 31, 2021

New York: Governor Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization Legislation into Law

The provisions specific to the personal possession of marijuana took effect upon signing.

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March 31, 2021

Virginia: Governor Approves Expedited July 1 Enactment Date for Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization

Democratic Governor Ralph Northam announced amendments today to legislation (Senate Bill 1406 | House Bill…

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March 30, 2021

Texas: Survey Finds That 61 Percent of Self-Identified Medical Cannabis Consumers Report Substituting It for Prescription Drugs

Sixty-one percent of respondents said that they “replaced” prescription opioids and/or benzodiazepines with medical cannabis – a finding that is consistent with several other studies.

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March 30, 2021

BREAKING: New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) legalizes and regulates the adult-use, commercial marijuana market in New York State, while also permitting those over the age of 21 to cultivate personal-use quantities of cannabis in their own homes

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