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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 […]

These states could legalize cannabis next in 2021

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With the signature of Gov. Ralph Northam expected later this week, Virginia will become the 16th state to legalize cannabis for adult use—although legalization won’t actually take effect until 2024. Who’s likely to follow Virginia? There are a number of serious contenders. At least 12 state legislatures have recreational legalization measures on the table right […]