Category Archives: adult use cannabis legalization

Did Minnesota’s marijuana legalization parties kill marijuana legalization?

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A bill to legalize the adult use of cannabis may pass in Minnesota’s House of Representatives next week. That’s the good news. Here’s the bad news: The bill is not likely to pass in the state Senate. It probably won’t even get a hearing, let alone a full floor vote. There are several reasons for […]

Pennsylvania cannabis legalization advocates say ‘We’re next’—but it won’t be easy

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HARRISBURG, PA—A raucous crowd of advocates marked this 4/20 by urging Pennsylvania state legislators to legalize cannabis and stop arresting 20,000 people for marijuana possession every year in the Keystone State. “Nobody deserves to be a criminal for a plant!” Jeff Riedy, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley NORML chapter, proclaimed to a cheering crowd […]

New Mexico poised to become the next legal cannabis state

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SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico is joining a wave of states that are legalizing recreational marijuana as its Democrat-dominated Legislature sent a package of cannabis bills Wednesday to a supportive governor.  Lawmakers used a marathon two-day legislative session to push through marijuana legalization for adults over 21 and a companion bill that automatically erases […]