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420 with CNW — Federal Report Says Youth Cannabis Use Stable Despite State-Level Legalization

Most opponents of cannabis reform had one argument against pro-cannabis legislation: passing state-level recreational cannabis bills would inevitably lead to increased use among the youth. They argued that marijuana was a gateway drug and that by making the controversial plant more accessible, states would see their youth use marijuana and other “hard drugs” at much higher rates. However, most studies…

5 Essential Ideals for Federal Cannabis Legalization

Should Federal Cannabis Legalization Follow Any Particular State’s Example? Guest post by Jay Czarkowski, Founding Partner at Canna Advisors State, by state, by state: Rules and regulations vary widely, as 36 states have now launched some level of adult-use or medical cannabis legalization. The constant and well-intended approach: Each state trying to cherry-pick the “best […] READ MORE: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/5-essential-ideals-for-federal-cannabis-legalization/

420 with CNW — Could Cannabis Legalization in New Mexico Hurt Nearby Colorado?

As more states legalize cannabis, the pioneers who launched the first state-legal cannabis sectors in the country may soon see their profits drop due to increasing competition. Colorado, for instance, has had a fantastic run so far. Its recreational cannabis industry has raked in nearly $10 billion dollars and filled the state’s coffers with billions of dollars in cannabis taxes.…

420 with CNW — Cannabis Legalization Bill Advanced to Montana Governor’s Desk

Montana’s state legislature has approved a legislation that establishes the recreational cannabis program voters had approved during the November 2020 elections and advanced it to the governor’s desk. Last week, the House approved HB 701, which had thrice been modified by the state Senate. The retail sale of recreational cannabis in the state is scheduled to begin early in 2022.…

420 with CNW — Governor of Connecticut Asks for Cannabis Legalization Advice from New Mexico Governor

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont recently asked the governor of New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham, how she managed to get a legal marijuana measure approved in the state’s legislature earlier this month. Lamont is currently working on growing support among legislators for his proposal to legalize cannabis in the state of Connecticut. In a podcast interview, Grisham stated that she told…

420 with CNW — Supreme Court in Florida Shoots Down Cannabis Legalization Measure

Efforts to legalize recreational cannabis in Florida have hit what is most likely a dead end after the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the state’s most high-profile cannabis reform proposal was misleading. The constitutional ballot initiative, which was sponsored by Make it Legal Florida with the backing of Florida’s medical marijuana industry, would have tasked voters with deciding whether or…

4 Canadian Cannabis Companies Poised to Profit from U.S. Legalization

As more and more states legalize marjiuana, federal legalization in the U.S. seems inevitable. Not only are more states passing legislation to permit recreational use, but a vast majority of Americans also support legalization. According to a recent survey, Pew Research found that 91% of people in the U.S. believe marijuana should be legal for either medical or recreational use,…

420 with CNW — Latest Pew Survey Shows Overwhelming Support for Cannabis Legalization

The past few years have seen more and more states pass legislation legalizing recreational and medical cannabis. Presently, 36 states have legalized medical cannabis, 17 have legalized the use of recreational cannabis, and 13 states, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, have decriminalized recreational use. A large swathe of America is clearly behind legalizing and decriminalizing marijuana, and a new survey…

420 with CNW — New Poll Finds That Most Connecticut Voters Favor Cannabis Legalization

With legislation to legalize cannabis in the state of Connecticut advancing through the legislature, a survey recently found out that cannabis reform has strong support among state residents. The survey was conducted March 23–31, 2021,  and involved 1,000 Connecticut residents. The poll, which was released earlier this week by Sacred Heart University, revealed that nearly 66% of residents in the…