California, the first state to legalize medical marijuana 20 years ago, will vote in November on whether to legalize recreational use for people over the age of 21. With 39 million residents and the world’s 6th-largest economy, California’s status could resonate throughout the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports.
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Multiple efforts are underway to make legalized recreational marijuana a key issue in Florida next year. There are a handful of organizations working to get the issue on the November 2020 ballot so Florida voters can have a say in the matter. Meanwhile, state lawmakers are considering their options to try and address the issue
Three weeks from now, Illinois will become the 11th state in the nation to allow the use of recreational marijuana. With time running out, there are still a lot of questions about how it will all work.
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Today is the first day of recreational marijuana being sold in the state of Michigan. So far, there are limited stores legally able to sell recreational marijuana. So yes, this means if you are 21+ you can walk into a store and purchase marijuana…legally. Read more about recreational marijuana in Michigan: https://www.mlive.com/public-interest/2019/12/be-open-and-other-advice-for-new-michigan-recreational-marijuana-shoppers.html
Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.
The ACT has become the first Australian jurisdiction to legalise the possession, use and cultivation of small amounts of cannabis. The laws passed the ACT Legislative Assembly this afternoon, allowing possession of up to 50 grams per person and a maximum of four plants per household. They will come into effect from January 31, 2020.
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It’s believed to be the first time a congressional committee has backed legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, NBC News reports .
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Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) clashed with former vice president Joe Biden on issues impacting black voters, including the legalization of marijuana, during the fifth Democratic presidential debate on Nov. 20. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/
The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would legalize marijuana at the federal level. The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, or MORE, would remove marijuana from Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act, where it is classified alongside heroin and LSD. The bill was approved with a 24-10 vote.
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A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level. The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition by removing marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, while allowing states to set their own
Democratic candidates take the stage for the fifth primary debate of the 2020 presidential election. Ten candidates will take part in this debate, which is co-hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker goes after former Vice President Joe Biden over his record on race and his stance on marijuana legalization.
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Nov.21 — Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat from New Jersey, and Vice President Joe Biden, debate the legalization of marijuana. They speak at the fifth Democratic debate in Atlanta.
New York Congressman Jerry Nadler has called for a committee vote to push forward a bill that would decriminalize marijuana nationwide. It would remove the drug from the federal Controlled Substances Act and allow states to set their own policies. CBSN New York’s Tony Aiello reports.