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Local Bans in Legal States Spur Illicit Cannabis Sales

By providing access to dispensaries with safe and quality products, marijuana legalization could halt the illicit cannabis market in many states. However, some states where recreational or medical cannabis is legalized are not seeing the same effect, which may result from the opt-out policies in

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Germany Inches Closer to Legal Cannabis

Germany’s left-leaning coalition government aims to make good on its 2021 commitment to legalize recreational cannabis for adults within the next two years. If it succeeds, Germany will be the second country in Europe, after Malta, to officially legalize adult-use marijuana. Under the leadership of Chancellor

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Indiana lawmakers finally gave green light in public meeting

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – A handful of Republican legislative leaders finally gave their green light at a public input meeting on Tuesday, September 20. While those leaders reported they would have preferred to wait for federal legalization first, they still finally gave the green light, according

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California Rep Introduces Bill to Legalize Direct-to-Consumer Weed Delivery

California Rep Introduces Bill to Legalize Direct-to-Consumer Weed Delivery

Two Democratic Congressmen recently introduced a federal bill that, if passed, would allow small, licensed marijuana cultivators to conduct mail-order commerce with customers both in and out of state. Jared Huffman, Democratic Representative for California’s 2nd Congressional District, and Earl Blumenauer, Democratic Representative for Oregon’s

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Cannabis in the States: September Roundup

Cannabis in the States: September Roundup

  Cannabis in the States: September Roundup   Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high in the United States. As of September 2022, cannabis has been legalized for recreational use in 19 states, Washington D.C., the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam. Marijuana has

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Reliance on prescriptions declines as Cannabis legalization grows

Reliance on prescriptions declines as Cannabis legalization grows

A recent study by PLoS ONE showed that states with legal cannabis for medicinal and recreational use had people encountering a decreasing reliance on prescription or over-the-counter medications, according to Healthline. The study analyzed stock market returns for 500 pharmaceutical companies from 1996 through 2019

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