Politics

Seven governors from across the country discussed marijuana issues at an annual policy conference on Friday.

Changes in state laws could usher in even more confusion for law enforcement and escalate the pressure on Congress to act.

Connecticut may be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana.

A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) included marijuana legalization in his budget proposal on Tuesday, setting the stage for another reform push in the legislature as the 2020 session gets underway.

Low-level marijuana possession is no longer punishable by the threat of jail time in Hawaii.

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