Marijuana Legalization

Rhode Island Lawmakers Keen to Roll out Marijuana Legalization: Governor Adamant to Skew Bill on Key Provision

Key Rhode Island lawmakers say they are nearing an agreement on a marijuana legalization bill that they plan to introduce within days. But one part of the deal might jeopardize support from the governor. Legislators have been in talks for months to reconcile competing legalization proposals that have been brought forward by the House, Senate …

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Indiana Marijuana Legalization & Regulatory Bills Filed for 2022 Session

Indiana lawmakers will have their pick of cannabis reform bills to take up during the 2022 session, with newly pre-filed legislation covering everything from legalizing possession to initial steps for setting up the regulatory infrastructure for a marijuana market Rep. Sue Errington (D) is sponsoring that infrastructure legislation—a proposal that the state’s anti-legalization governor recently …

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Democrats Declares Plan to Let Iowa Voters Decide On Marijuana Legalization amid GOP Confrontation

Iowa Democrats are done waiting for the GOP-controlled legislature to act on marijuana reform. So on Tuesday, a group of legislators announced that they will soon be introducing a constitutional amendment to let voters decide on the issue of regulating cannabis “in a way similar to the way we regulate the use of alcohol by …

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GOP Congressman Lashes Marijuana Legalization Deferral on Democrats & Congressional Black Caucus

A GOP congressman says Democrats—and specifically the Congressional Black Caucus—are to blame for Congress’s inability to pass a federal marijuana legalization bill. That’s despite the fact that nearly every Democrat in the House voted to legalize cannabis last year while all but five Republicans voted against it. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) talked about the history …

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