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October 22, 2019

Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

An estimated two out of three Americans believe that cannabis should be legal for recreational purposes. Support for legalization was strongest among self-identified Democrats (79 percent) and Independents (71 percent). By contrast, fewer than one in two Republicans (46 percent) expressed support for legalizing cannabis.
October 21, 2019

Court Dismisses Case Demanding DEA to Move Expeditiously to License Cannabis Cultivators

A federal court on Friday denied a petition for a writ of mandamus that sought to order the US Drug Enforcement Administration to begin licensing private entities that wish to cultivate cannabis.
October 17, 2019

New Mexico: Governor’s Task Force Issues Adult-Use Marijuana Recommendations

A 23-member task force has issued explicit policy recommendations to Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham regarding the legalization and regulation of cannabis. The Press Secretary for the Governor says, "The next steps will be to incorporate the recommendations of this working group into balanced legislation and working to win the support of legislators and stakeholders ahead of the session.”
October 15, 2019

NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

In light of the first year of legalization, NORML Canada has monitored the Canadian cannabis landscape closely, to determine the next steps for crafting achievable and functional reform of cannabis regulations.