Virginia Governor Announces Plans To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Less than two weeks after five states voted to legalize cannabis in this month’s election, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Monday that he would introduce legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in the state. The move comes as his administration prepares to release a report on the impact that cannabis…

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Governor of Nebraska Weighs In On Legalized Cannabis in South Dakota

Even as historically conservative states have embraced legalization, reefer madness is alive and well in Nebraska. At least with the state’s governor, Pete Ricketts, who on Tuesday once again sounded the alarm on something that a growing majority of the country is cool with. “Well, we’ve certainly seen in other…

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South Dakota Governor Says Voters Made The ‘Wrong Choice’ By Legalizing Marijuana

Just days after South Dakota legalized both medical and recreational marijuana in Tuesday’s election, Republican Gov. Kristi Noem has said that the state’s voters made the “wrong choice.” Noem made the comments in a statement that was published by Dakota News Now on Thursday. “I was personally opposed to these…

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Exclusive: Colorado’s Governor Jared Polis Talks Legal Cannabis

When Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana with the passage of Amendment 64 in 2012, current Governor Jared Polis was serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. Since then, he has been a firm advocate for sensible cannabis policy at both the state and federal level. In 2017, he was a…

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