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October 15, 2020

Arizona: Majority of Likely Voters Back Legalization Measure, But Support Lags Among Republicans

Overall, the poll reports that 55 percent of likely Arizona voters support Proposition 207: The Smart & Safe Arizona Act.

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October 15, 2020

Study: Subjects Report Reduced Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Following Cannabis Inhalation

“Using a large dataset of medical cannabis users self-medicating for symptoms of OCD, we found that for the vast majority of cannabis use sessions individuals reported reductions in intrusions, compulsions, and anxiety."

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October 14, 2020

Montana: Support For Legalization Ballot Measures Strong Among Democrats, Independents — Weak Among Republicans

According to the poll of nearly 1,800 registered voters, 70 percent of Democrats back the ballot proposals, as do 59 percent of Independents. By contrast, only 27 percent of Republicans say that they intend to vote 'yes' on the ballot questions.

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October 14, 2020

Michigan: Gov. Whitmer Signs Marijuana Expungement Legislation Into Law

“Thousands of citizens unduly carry the undue burden and stigmatization of a past conviction for behavior that is no longer considered to be a crime. Our sense of justice and our principles of fairness demand that officials move swiftly to right the past wrongs of cannabis prohibition and criminalization.”

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