Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer will be headlining this year's NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally on May 1 in New York's Union Square Park.
Florida is the latest state to get in the way of cannabis activists trying to make it legal. An effort there has been scratched by the Supreme Court. Similar pushbacks are happening in Idaho, Mississippi, Montana and South Dakota.
Backed by Gov. Ralph Northam and supported by a Democratic majority in Richmond. Virginia has joined 17 other states that have legalized recreational or adult-use cannabis.
New Mexico has joined neighbors Arizona and Colorado as an adult-use cannabis state. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the legislation into law on April 12.
Following New York and New Jersey's leads, Connecticut is set to become the final state in the Tri-State region to legalize marijuana. Legislation supported by Gov. Ned Lamont would end prohibition and create a regulated market in the Nutmeg State.
There are now 18 states that have legalized adult-use/recreational cannabis, 13 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with some form of medical-marijuana access.
New York's passage of marijuana legalization is cause to reflect on who and what got us here.
After a day-long debate at the State Capitol in Albany, New York State lawmakers agreed to pass the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, making New York the 17th adult-use state.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State legislature have ironed out an agreement to legalize marijuana, including home grow and 50% equity, that will likely be voted on this week. Check out the deets.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's chief rivals in the pursuit of marijuana legalization in New York were among the first to call for his resignation due to charges of sexually inappropriate behavior and the nursing-home scandal. More than 50 fellow Democrat have now joined them.