Legalization

Iconic chain restaurant could be a new weed dispensary
As cannabis earns legal status across the U.S., many businesses are now possible options for dispensaries. And what’s more weedy and trippy than a restaurant that looks like a jungle? According to Block Club Chicago, a...
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Germany Eyes April 2024 for Cannabis Legalization
The Germany’s coalition government called the Traffic Light coalition, which combines individuals from the Social Democratic Party, Free Democratic Party, and The Greens, reportedly reached an agreement for cannabis regulation...
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Hawaii Attorney General Releases Weed Legalization Plan
Hawaii Attorney General Anne Lopez last week released a new plan to legalize adult-use cannabis that one lawmaker characterized as the state’s best effort so far. Under the plan, the state would allow for the production...
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Study Finds Home Values Higher in States With Legal Weed
Home values in states that have legalized cannabis were higher and grew at a faster rate than in non-legal states, according to a recently published study. The research examining residential real estate prices found that...
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Ohio Becomes 24th State To Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis
Last evening, voters in Ohio approved a ballot proposal, Issue 2, to legalize adult-use cannabis, trouncing voters in opposition to the measure. Last night’s outcome makes Ohio the 24th state to allow adult-cannabis, 14...
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Germany Releases Draft Bill For Cannabis Legalization
Germany continues to inch closer to a new era of cannabis legalization.  Last week, the country’s ministry of health unveiled a draft bill providing details on new regulations for personal use and cultivation of marijuana.  It...
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New Hampshire Senate Votes Down Cannabis Legalization Bill
The New Hampshire state Senate on Thursday voted down a bill to legalize recreational marijuana, with senators on both sides of the aisle citing concerns for children’s safety. The measure, which was passed by the New Hampshire...
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Delaware Senate Approves Cannabis Legalization Bills
The first measure, House Bill 1, which would legalize cannabis for adults, passed the Senate with a vote of 16-4, while House Bill 2, legislation to set up a framework for regulated recreational marijuana sales, was approved...
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Suspect accused of handing out Halloween treats in weed bags
It was trick rather than treat for a South Chicago Heights man with a questionable sense of humour and no interest in age-gating when he allegedly handed out Halloween candy in bags believed to have previously contained cannabis. Thanking...
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Legalization Bill Moving Along in Hawaii Legislature
A bill to make Hawaii the next state to legalize recreational cannabis cleared a legislative hurdle this week. The legislation “advanced out of two state Senate committees Thursday — and is now moving to the full senate,”...
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Legalize America Is the First Cannabis-Focused Super PAC
The U.S. Cannabis Council (USCC) announced on June 28 that it has created Legalize America, which is the first United States’s Super Political Action Committee (or Super PAC) that is specifically dedicated to cannabis reform....
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Colombia Senate Rejects Cannabis Legalization Bill
On June 20, the Senate in Colombia officially rejected a measure that would have allowed recreational cannabis sales. With a 43 to 47 vote, the bill failed to pass with the necessary 54 votes that would have enabled it to...
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Delaware House Approves Legalization Bill
Lawmakers in the Delaware House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill to legalize adult-use marijuana in the state––but the governor’s veto pen continues to loom over the effort. The bill passed the chamber...
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Three States in Australia Push for Adult-Use Cannabis
Leaders in three state parliaments in Australia—Victoria, NSW, and Western Australia—introduced draft laws simultaneously on June 20 to push for adult-use cannabis.  Cannabis remains illegal under federal law in Australia,...
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Luxembourg Legalizes Weed For Personal Use
Lawmakers in Luxembourg on Wednesday approved a measure to legalize marijuana for personal use, making it only the second country in the European Union to take such a step.  According to Forbes, a “majority of 38 MPs voted...
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