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420 with CNW — New Poll Finds That 75% of Americans Support Legalization of Marijuana

A survey conducted recently by The Hill and HarrisX found that three in four voters in America support either letting individual states decide on policies governing cannabis or legalizing cannabis nationally. The survey interviewed 1,882 voters between March 24 and 26, and shows just how much public opinion has shifted; the majority of Americans now support the end of federal…

420 with CNW — French Government Launches Medical Cannabis Experiment That May Lead to Legalization

Medical marijuana has demonstrated its potential effectiveness in trials and is currently being used legally in medical settings in different countries across the globe as a therapeutic for conditions that range from its use as an appetite stimulant for patients with wasting syndrome usually associated with AIDS to palliative care for cancer. In Europe, some nations permit the use of…

420 with CNW — Governor Cuomo Signs New York Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Hours After Legislators Forward It

Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York State, signed a bill legalizing recreational marijuana last week. This was a few hours after legislators had sent the draft law to his office after both chambers passed it the day before. Speaking after enacting the law, Gov. Cuomo said that the signing was a historic event, a day on which harsh sentences…

420 with CNW — Poll Finds 67% of Voters in Louisiana Support Marijuana Legalization

According to the recently published results of a poll, at least two-thirds of voters in Louisiana support the full legalization of cannabis, both for recreational and medical use. These voters include the majority of the Republicans in the state, according to the poll. This recent survey, conducted by JMC Enterprises, indicates that support for marijuana legalization in the state has…

US Legalization on the Horizon as Lawmakers Bringing Cannabis Reforms to the Senate Floor

VANCOUVER, BC, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — USA News Group – The drumbeat towards cannabis legalization is growing louder, as US lawmakers early in 2021 are signalling increasing openness to the market. In early February, multiple US Senators issued a joint statement announcing that marijuana reform bills would be merged as Congress moves toward some form of federal cannabis legalization.…

420 with CNW — Key Congressman Reveals Cannabis Banking Will Be Handled Before Legalization Is Considered

America’s state-legal cannabis industry has had quite a run, creating thousands of job opportunities, providing states with millions of dollars in tax revenue, and changing the lives of thousands of individuals with prior cannabis-related offenses. Despite achieving so much in a relatively short time, the sector has a lot stacked against it due to its status as a controlled substance…

420 with CNW — Wyoming House Committee Passes Republican-Sponsored Cannabis Legalization Bill

Last week, a Wyoming House committee passed a legislation to legalize cannabis and discussed another proposal that would require that state agencies research and issue recommendations on allowing medical marijuana.The adult-use legalization bill’s lead sponsor is the chair of the Judiciary Committee. The legislation would allow individuals aged 21 and above to buy and possess up to 3 cannabis ounces…

Cannabis entrepreneurs gear up for legalization

On any given day, more than a million dollars worth of cannabis products are on the move at the Nabis warehouse in Oakland, California. Products like cannabis-infused chocolate bars and berry-flavored vape cartridges sit on the shelves, waiting for pick-up and shipping to dispensaries across the state. This movement of goods – facilitated by the Nabis’s own e-commerce platform developed…