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Cannabis Legalization

Legalization Update: Focus on New York and New Jersey

Legalization Update: Focus on New York and New Jersey

With neighbors on both our southern and northern borders opting for legalization, it would seem like there has never been a better moment for federal legalization. With six different proposals making their way through Congress, it does that seem that legislators are gradually, carefully, even lethargically, making their way toward either federal legalization or immunity for states that legalize. Increasingly, Leafly reports, the issue is not whether to allow for legalized cannabis, but how.

The State of Legal Cannabis in Florida

The State of Legal Cannabis in Florida

With respect to cannabis, Florida can be viewed as an interesting window into the national situation. While Florida is not Colorado, there has been substantial progress worth noting as well as some hopeful sentiments from key voices for the possibility of full legalization in the near future.

Moments in Cannabis History: Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

Moments in Cannabis History: Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

The Canadian Senate voted to legalize Cannabis Tuesday, by an impressive 2 to 1 margin. The bold move makes our reputedly polite, maple syrup-guzzling northern neighbors the first G-7 nation to legalize cannabis on a federal level. That qualification is necessary since tiny Uruguay legalized a few years ago, but it’s really just another way of saying that it’s the first large, powerful, heavily industrialized nation to make the leap. They are the second nation ever to fully legalize.