Nine states will be voting to either legalize recreational or medical marijuana on Nov. 8. With the coffers full, ad dollars are being spent and media wars are being waged in the key battleground states. Watch the ad spots…
Hillary Clinton's campaign has criticized the DEA's decision to keep marijuana in Schedule I. "As president, Hillary will build on the important steps announced today by rescheduling marijuana from a Schedule I to a Schedule II substance," states her senior policy adviser Maya Harris.
Given a second chance to approve the state legislatures' decrim bill, this time Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner agreed to more restrictive language and signed the bill on July 29, making Illinois the 21st state to decriminalize marijuana..
Willie Nelson's long-awaited branded marijuana products, under the name Willie's Reserve, will debut this month and in August in Colorado and Washington legal-weed stores. To hype the roll-out, he's performing concerts in each state.
Another state has jumped on the medical marijuana bandwagon. With his signature on June 8, Gov. John Kasich made Ohio the 26th state to enact a relatively broad MMJ bill.