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October 12, 2020

New Zealand: Voters to Decide Saturday on Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Referendum

If passed by voters, New Zealand will become only the third country – following Canada and Uruguay – to legalize adult-use cannabis sales nationwide.

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October 9, 2020

South Dakota: Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Voices Support for Statewide Legalization Initiatives

"I did not advocate for legal marijuana while I served in the Senate but, like many other Americans, my viewpoint has vastly evolved in recent years."

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October 9, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: Marijuana Policy and the 2020 Elections

As we approach the 2020 Presidential election, it is fair to ask what this election means to marijuana consumers. Will the outcome of this Presidential election impact marijuana policy moving forward; and if so, in what way? Elections have consequences, and this election will surely have consequences for the marijuana smoking community.

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October 8, 2020

Maine: Adult Use Marijuana Sales to Begin on Friday

Maine voters initially approved the legalization of cannabis sales in November 2016 by passing a statewide initiative, but lawmakers – led by former Republican Gov. Paul LePage – repeatedly took steps to delay the law’s implementation.

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