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New York Marijuana: Statewide Decriminalization Takes Effect - Cannabis News

A New York State law decriminalizing marijuana took effect on Wednesday.

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Poll shows 67% support legalized pot in Florida - Cannabis News

For the second time in two months, a new poll shows two-thirds of likely voters agree with legalizing marijuana in Florida.

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Poll Finds 63% of Americans Support Cannabis Legalization - Cannabis News

According to a poll from Investor’s Business Daily and TIPP, 63 percent of Americans support cannabis legalization, including 75 percent of Democrats, 66 percent of independents, and 46 percent of Republicans.

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14% of Americans Say They Use CBD Products - Cannabis News

One in seven Americans say they personally use cannabidiol- (CBD-) based products, which have proliferated since last year's passage of a federal law legalizing this hemp form of cannabis.

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Oklahoma received $2.5 million from medical marijuana taxes in July - Cannabis News

The numbers associated with Oklahoma’s medical marijuana industry continue to grow.

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Louisiana launching medical marijuana after years of waiting - Cannabis News

Louisiana is becoming the first Deep South state to dispense medical marijuana on Tuesday, four years after state lawmakers agreed to give patients access to therapeutic cannabis.

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New York governor signs bill decriminalizing marijuana use - Cannabis News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill decriminalizing the use of marijuana in the state and expunge the records of some people convicted on cannabis-related charges.

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Record number of states considered marijuana legalization in 2019 - Cannabis News

More than half of all state legislatures considered legislation in 2019 to legalize the possession or use of marijuana, a new record that illustrates a normalization of an issue that lawmakers once saw as a third rail.

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Hawaii has decriminalized marijuana - Cannabis News

Hawaii on Tuesday decriminalized marijuana, making it the 26th state to decriminalize or legalize the drug.

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Most states legalizing marijuana have yet to grapple with energy demand - Cannabis News

Oregon, Massachusetts and Illinois are among states taking steps to regulate energy use, according to a new report.

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Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana - Cannabis News

Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, the 11th state to do so and the first to implement a comprehensive statewide cannabis marketplace designed by legislators.

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Poll: Four in 10 Say CBD Oil Products Should Be Over-the-Counter - Cannabis News

Nearly four in 10 Americans think Cannabidiol (CBD) oils should be legally available for adults as an over-the-counter purchase while another 21% think people should only be able to buy them with a doctor's prescription.

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Support for marijuana legalization hits new high, CBS News poll finds - Cannabis News

Sixty-five percent of Americans now think marijuana should be legal — a record high in CBS News polling.

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84 percent in new survey say marijuana use should be legal - Cannabis News

"In this case, the laws are well behind public opinion."

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A record 61% of Americans now want weed to be legalized across the US, with support rising in every age group - Cannabis News

While the majority of Americans want the legalization of cannabis now, only 16% did in 1987 and 1990, the years with the joint-lowest support.

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Majority Of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana And Expunging Records, Poll Finds - Cannabis News

A solid majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana and expunging the records of individuals with prior convictions for cannabis possession or consumption, according to a new poll.

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Michigan becomes first state in Midwest to allow recreational marijuana - Cannabis News

In a new law that took effect Thursday, Michigan is now the first Midwestern state to legally allow recreational marijuana.

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Two in Three Americans Now Support Legalizing Marijuana - Cannabis News

Sixty-six percent of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, another new high in Gallup's trend over nearly half a century.

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Canada Makes Marijuana Legal, and a National Experiment Begins - Cannabis News

Canada on Wednesday became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, beginning a national experiment that will alter the country’s social, cultural and economic fabric, and present the nation with its biggest public policy challenge in decades.

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A drug derived from marijuana has triggered the first federal shift on cannabis in half a century, and experts predict an avalanche effect - Cannabis News

A new drug derived from marijuana has led to a landmark change in the US government's stance on cannabis.

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