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Wisconsin governor introduces medical and recreational cannabis legalization plan

Wisconsin governor introduces medical and recreational cannabis legalization plan

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 28, 2021

On Wednesday, February 16, the Governor of Wisconsin unveiled his budget plan to legalize both medical and recreational cannabis statewide. The legal framework for cannabis reform was attached to his proposal. “The...

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New Jersey gears up for launch of $1 billion recreational cannabis market, implementation law signed

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 28, 2021

Following years of unsuccessful attempts to introduce cannabis reform in New Jersey, Gov. Philip D. Murphy has catapulted the state to the "green zone". How? On Monday, February 22, Murphy signed three...

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Report: Adult-use cannabis legalization in the U.S. is not associated with adverse social effects

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 26, 2021

A report published by the Cato Institute on February 2 has not found any link between recreational cannabis legalization in the United States and adverse social effects.  Titled, “The Effect of State...

Colorado releases first permit for adult-use cannabis delivery

Colorado releases first permit for adult-use cannabis delivery

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 26, 2021

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to linger, more Coloradan cannabis consumers are seeking out delivery services. Thankfully for residents in the City of Aurora, the state has awarded its first ever...

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State House panel advances New Mexico adult-use cannabis bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 25, 2021

On Monday, February 15, a New Mexico legislative committee pushed ahead with a social equity and microbusiness-focused adult-use cannabis legalization bill.  House Bill 12 was advanced by the New Mexico...

Cannabis concentrate sales jumped more than 40 percent between 2019 and 2020

Cannabis concentrate sales jumped more than 40 percent between 2019 and 2020

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 18, 2021

Sales of cannabis concentrates in the United States soared more than 40 percent last year. This is according to analysts at Seattle-based data analytics firm Headset, who have shared an intriguing snapshot...

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Colorado’s cannabis sales approach $10 billion since the market’s inception

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 15, 2021

Colorado, which boasts one of the largest and well-established legal cannabis markets on the planet, has reached a sales milestone. Based on new figures published by the State Department of Revenue, the...

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Virginia lawmakers approve landmark adult-use cannabis legalization measures

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 15, 2021

On Friday, February 5, legislation that would legalize cannabis for recreational purposes was approved by both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly. However, retail sales are not expected to begin...

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Report: Washington state economy receives $2 billion annually from cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 15, 2021

A fresh report, titled “2020 Contributions of the Washington Cannabis Sector,” suggests that the cannabis industry is a significant merit to the Pacific Northwest state’s economy. Conducted by...

Strong sales of recreational cannabis in Arizona means possible future supply issues

Strong sales of recreational cannabis in Arizona means possible future supply issues

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 15, 2021

The swift launch of Arizona's recreational cannabis market seems to have paid off. The state, which legalized recreational cannabis on November 3, 2020 with the passing of Proposition 207, is serving the...

Schumer prioritizing federal cannabis legalization in reform effort with two other U.S. senators

Schumer prioritizing federal cannabis legalization in reform effort with two other U.S. senators

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial February 9, 2021

On February 1, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer formally announced a plan to advance cannabis reform. Schumer made the announcement alongside Senators Cory Booker and Ron Wyden.  Back in January,...

Florida’s medical cannabis dispensaries could soon be selling adult-use cannabis

Florida’s medical cannabis dispensaries could soon be selling adult-use cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial January 31, 2021

Sen. Jeff Brandes of Florida has filed a bill that, if successful, will permit existing dispensaries to launch adult-use sales. Those dispensaries must first obtain the necessary licensing to conduct medical...

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