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November 24, 2020

Which States Are Poised to Advance Marijuana Legalization Reforms in 2021?

Of the 15 states that have now enacted adult-use legalization, 13 have done so by voter initiative. Many states, however, do not offer a citizens' initiative option -- meaning that the only way to enact substantive marijuana reform is through the legislative process.

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November 24, 2020

Opponents File Lawsuits in Multiple States Seeking to Overturn Legalization Initiative Results

"Whether or not one supports marijuana legalization, Americans should be outraged at these overtly undemocratic tactics."

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November 20, 2020

Federal Report: Marijuana Treatment Admissions Among Youth Decline Sharply in Legalization States

"Adolescent treatment admissions for marijuana declined in most of states. The mean annual admissions rate for all states declined over the study period by nearly half."

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November 18, 2020

North Carolina: Governor’s Task Force Recommends Liberalizing State’s Marijuana Penalties

"it is time for North Carolina to start having real conversations about a safe, measured, public health approach to potentially legalizing marijuana."

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