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  • Vermont: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales to Begin Later This Week
    by NORML on September 29, 2022 at 2:55 pm

    “A robust, above-ground retail marijuana market is necessary in order to disrupt the unregulated marketplace and to assure that consumers have adequate access to lab-tested, high quality products at competitive prices.” The post Vermont: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales to Begin Later This Week appeared first on NORML.

  • Analysis: Many Congressional Candidates Electing to Stay Silent on Cannabis Policy
    by NORML on September 28, 2022 at 4:43 pm

    “Voters’ views on the subject of legalizing and regulating cannabis have evolved significantly over the past decades; however, the views of those seeking to represent them in Congress have not kept pace with this seismic shift in public opinion. Candidates’ failure to advocate for marijuana policy reform is a missed opportunity, as this is a unique issue that unites voters irrespective of party affiliation.” The post Analysis: Many Congressional Candidates Electing to Stay Silent on Cannabis Policy appeared first on NORML.

  • Voters in Five States, Dozens of Cities to Decide on Marijuana Legalization Measures This November
    by NORML on September 28, 2022 at 1:18 pm

    If voters approve these measures, approximately half of all US residents will reside in a jurisdiction where the possession and use of cannabis are legal for adults. The post <strong>Voters in Five States, Dozens of Cities to Decide on Marijuana Legalization Measures This November</strong> appeared first on NORML.

  • Analysis: Local Bans on Cannabis Retailers Drive Illicit Markets
    by NORML on September 27, 2022 at 3:37 pm

    The report estimates, “States with roughly 20 to 40 legal regulated stores per 100,000 residents, in general, have captured 80 percent to 90 percent of all cannabis sales in the legal market.” The post Analysis: Local Bans on Cannabis Retailers Drive Illicit Markets appeared first on NORML.

  • Arkansas: High Court Approves Marijuana Legalization Measure for the November Ballot
    by NORML on September 23, 2022 at 12:18 am

    The Arkansas Supreme Court issued a decision today ensuring that a statewide measure seeking to legalize the adult-use marijuana market in Arkansas, will appear on the November ballot.  The post Arkansas: High Court Approves Marijuana Legalization Measure for the November Ballot appeared first on NORML.