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October 29, 2020

Montana: Latest Poll Shows Rise in Support for Legalization Ballot Measure

According to the poll, which surveyed voters last week, 54 percent of respondents endorse the measure and 38 percent oppose it. That is an uptick in support since pollsters last surveyed voters earlier this month, when only a plurality of respondents (49 percent) backed the measure.

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October 28, 2020

South Dakota: Oglala Sioux Enacts Ordinance Legalizing Marijuana Use on Tribal Lands

The Oglala Sioux Tribe is the first Native American tribe to move forward to legalize marijuana use in a state that has yet to similarly regulate it.

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October 28, 2020

Days Before Election Day, Polls Show Strong Support for Marijuana Ballot Initiatives

Voters in five states: Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota will decide this Election Day on state wide ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana for either adult-use or medical purposes. According to the latest available polls, each of these measures currently holds a lead among voters.

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October 28, 2020

Minority Leader Pledges to Advance Marijuana Descheduling Legislation if Democrats Take Control of the U.S. Senate

“My commitment is that if I am leader [of the US Senate], I am going to do everything I can to put the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act on the floor of the Senate. The odds are very high it will pass.”

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