Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Says Cannabis Legalization Will Not Happen In The State

Wisconsin has been pushing for legal cannabis, but it looks like now, those hopes may be gone. The Senate leader has stated this week that they will not be making moves to legalize, as there is not enough support from Republicans to back it up. “We don’t have support from…

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Pushing To Advance Federal Legalization of Cannabis

On the heels of his home state ending pot prohibition, Sen. Chuck Schumer wants legalization to go national. In an interview with Politico last week, the Senate Majority Leader said he is ready to bring a marijuana legalization bill to the senate floor—whether President Joe Biden is fully on board…

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Why former US Senate leader Tom Daschle is all in for legalization in South Dakota

Why former US Senate leader Tom Daschle is all in for legalization in South Dakota | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Search Leafly Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly.…

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BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based cannabis data leader, lands $3.5 million investment

Boulder’s BDS Analytics, a leading data repository for the cannabis industry, just landed a cash infusion to fuel its ambitions of national and international expansion. BDS received $ 3.5 million to build up its sales and development workforce in Michigan, New England and Canada -places that have legalized recreational marijuana…

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Colorado senators throw their support behind Majority Leader McConnell’s hemp bill

The U.S. senators from cannabis-friendly Colorado are formally supporting a federal push to legalize hemp. Sens. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, and Cory Gardner, a Republican, signed on as co-sponsors of the Hemp Farming Act of 2018, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s bill to let states treat hemp like any other…

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Maine House Leader suggests delaying cannabis sales another year

Published: Jan 30, 2018, 1:13 pm • Updated: Jan 30, 2018, 1:59 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican House Leader Ken Fredette is calling for the delay of recreational marijuana sales in Maine until next year, or until lawmakers approve needed regulations. A ban on retail cannabis…

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ACLU leader: Legalizing marijuana a “racial justice issue”

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 11:15 am • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 12:05 pm By Bob Jordan, Asbury Park Press NEPTUNE, N.J. — The head of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey says legalizing recreational marijuana would help fix “a racial justice issue and a civil rights crisis” because…

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Virginia Senate majority leader proposes marijuana decriminalization

Published: Oct 31, 2017, 8:54 am • Updated: Oct 31, 2017, 8:54 am By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia lawmaker says he’s working on a bill to decriminalize marijuana. The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that Senate majority leader Tommy Norment does not support full legalization of the drug.…

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