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Signs that more U.S. states could legalize cannabis next year

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 30, 2020

In the midst of a virus pandemic that has created division in belief systems and sluggishness in global supply chains, the U.S. cannabis industry is booming. So much so, in fact, that states are taking strides towards minimizing criminal penalties for cannabis consumption and possession. At this crit...

Two new polls show ever-increasing support for cannabis legalization in the U.S.

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 30, 2019

The latest national polls suggest that support for cannabis legalization in the U.S. is steadily growing. From December 8-11, 2019, phone interviews were conducted by Fox News as part of a national survey into the general public’s view on legal weed.  A total of 1,000 adults participated in the cann...

Bernie Sanders is fighting to legalize medical cannabis for Military Veterans

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 5, 2019

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has extended his efforts for cannabis reform after he signed onto a bill that would legalize medical cannabis for military veterans. The legislation, which the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate cosponsored on Thursday, November 7, would provide veterans with a fed...

New poll finds highest support ever for weed legalization

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 8, 2019

A new poll suggests that support for cannabis legalization in the United States is at an all-time high. The results of the poll revealed how 54 percent of Republicans are in favor of legalization. Support for cannabis legalization from Republicans has never been so strong. Back in 2017, a Gallu...

Cannabis reform in the U.S. one step closer after Democratic House flip

Cannabis reform in the U.S. one step closer after Democratic House flip

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 15, 2018

The ball is well and truly rolling for cannabis reform in the United States. Democrats have successfully regained authority over the U.S. House of Representatives. A momentous move like this could potentially act as a catalyst for federal cannabis legalization that would put Uncle Sam in the same...

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer thinks legal cannabis in the U.S. is less than four years away

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jan/5/earl-blumenauer-oregon-democrat-not-attend-state/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 25, 2018

Could the battle to legalize cannabis across the United States be closer than we think? According to U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), cannabis may be deregulated nationwide within as little as four years. "I made a bet that within five years, every state will be able to treat cannabis like alcohol and there...

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