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February 23, 2021

Virginia: Legislature Passes Measure Permitting Dispensing of Herbal Medical Cannabis

Virginia legislature sends bills to Governor Northam to approve dispensing of herbal medical cannabis

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February 23, 2021

North Dakota: House Lawmakers Approve Measures to Legalize Marijuana Sales, Decriminalize Personal Possession

House lawmakers approved three pieces of legislation that would legalize adult use marijuana and decriminalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana.

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February 22, 2021

AG Nominee: Interfering in States with Legal Marijuana Not a Good Use of Justice Department Resources

“It does not seem to me useful the use of limited resources that we have to be pursuing prosecutions in states that have legalized and are regulating the use of marijuana, either medically or otherwise."

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February 22, 2021

New Jersey: Governor Signs Enabling Legislation to Cease Marijuana Possession Arrests, License Retail Sales Into Law

“Despite nearly seven in ten New Jersey residents voting in favor of legalization on Election Day, it took lawmakers 111 days following that vote to achieve consensus to enact enabling legislation into law."

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