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420 with CNW – The Clergy in Connecticut Advocate for Marijuana Legalization

Church leaders in Connecticut gathered on Tuesday to rally in support for draft legislation seeking to legalize marijuana. The Connecticut Clergy Coalition is backing governor Ned Lamont’s legislation as it would regulate and tax marijuana. The coalition that represents more than 100 congregations said that marijuana regulation would cut across racial, ethnic, and gender lines. The Connecticut Clergy Coalition is…

Prices at the Ontario Cannabis Store have decreased dramatically since legalization

Prices of hundreds of cannabis products at Ontario’s provincially owned online retail store have decreased dramatically since legalization, a result of rising cannabis supply and a proliferation of product offerings from producers. “To date, more than 200 product price decreases have been made on dried cannabis, pre-rolls, oils and capsules as well as accessories,” the Ontario Cannabis Store revealed in…

420 with CNW – Study Finds Business Innovation and Profits Go Up After Marijuana Legalization

New research shows that in the U.S., many states have been experimenting with different forms of marijuana legalization. The study found that businesses are thriving in states where marijuana is legal. Researchers at the University of Iowa embarked on a study of the impact of legalization on the economy, and they analyzed 9,810 corporations between 1991 and 2017. The researchers…

420 with CNW – Missouri Advocates Launch 2020 Marijuana Legalization Signature Drive

On Thursday, Marijuana advocates in Missouri officially launched a campaign to put adult-use marijuana legalization on the November ballot. The measure requires 160,199 valid signatures to be entered in the 2020 ballot, and Missourians for a New Approach announced that they have started collecting the signatures to qualify the measure. Their announcement comes a month after the secretary of state…

Canada’s Legalization Missteps, And What Entrepreneurs In The U.S. Can Learn From Them

There are lessons to be learned north of the border when it comes to marijuana. Unfortunately, for Canadians, many have to do with what you should not do.  Since Canada legalized adult use marijuana in October 2018, that nation has experienced a host of problems that offer insight for both entrepreneurs and government officials. Forewarned is forearmed, and the United States has…

420 with CNW – Governor Cuomo Includes Cannabis Legalization in New York Budget Proposal

On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo added marijuana legalization in his 2020 budget proposal, which sets the state on another push for legalization as the 2020 legislative sessions begin. This comes after a recent survey showed that support for recreational marijuana legalization is at its highest ever in the state. Last year, Cuomo had included a similar proposal in…

420 with CNW – Congressional Committee to Debate Two Marijuana Legalization Bills This Week

On Friday, a memo briefing to the effect that when the legislative session starts this week, a Congressional committee would be debating two legislations seeking to legalize marijuana at the federal level as well as other marijuana research legislations. On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee will hold a hearing on several reform proposals, with testimonies from the Drug…

420 with CNW – South Dakota Marijuana Legalization Measure Cleared for 2020 Ballot

On Monday, the secretary of state’s office in South Dakota announced that a measure seeking to legalize recreational marijuana has qualified for the state’s November ballot. In September, the former federal prosecutor, Brenda Johnson, submitted the legislation which would permit people who are 21 years and above to possess and distribute a maximum of one ounce of cannabis. The measure…

Cautious Optimism Warranted for Next Phase of Canadian Cannabis Legalization

You’re reading a copy of this week’s edition of the free New Cannabis Ventures weekly newsletter, which we have been publishing since October 2015. Sign up to receive a copy in your inbox each Sunday morning. Friends, After a disappointing beginning to federally legal adult-use in Canada, the cannabis market there is about to get better. […] READ MORE: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/cautious-optimism-warranted-for-next-phase-of-canadian-cannabis-legalization/