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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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November 17, 2020

Virginia: Governor Says “The Time Has Come to Legalize Marijuana”

“Governor Northam has always been thoughtful in his approach to cannabis policy. We look forward to continuing our work with the administration and the legislature to 'get this right."

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November 16, 2020

New Jersey: Senate Lawmakers Approve Legislation to End Low-Level Marijuana Arrests

A1897 / S2535 would remove penalties for the possession of up to six ounces of marijuana and the distribution of up to one ounce.

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November 16, 2020

Going Global: Legalization on the Move in Israel and Mexico

After a clean sweep of victories in the 2020 election in the United States, it looks like marijuana legalization is about to make big inroads across the globe as well with Mexico and Israel advancing towards ending prohibition.

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