Measures in Mississippi, New Jersey and South Dakota have been approved for the November 3 ballot. However, petitioning has stopped due the coronavirus. New Approach Montana has sued the state to allow electronic signature gathering.
There are now 11 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 16 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with medical-marijuana laws.
The little girl who turned the world on to the powers of CBD has died. Thirteen-year-old Charlotte Figi passed away at home in Colorado from the coronavirus on April 7.
Democrat presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden refuses to support legalizing marijuana, instead insisting: "We should just study it and decriminalize it."
Businessman turned presidential candidate Tom Steyer says he's "smoked marijuana outside the country." It's the best dodge since Bill Clinton said he smoked marijuana, but didn't inhale.
One of just three remaining patients who received federally grown marijuana, George McMahon passed away in Iowa on November 30. He was 69.
Michael Bloomberg's stop-and-frisk apology doesn't pass the smell test. Will he throw a bone to the more than 400,000 New Yorkers who were arrested for marijuana during his mayoralty too?
It was an off year for voting, but there were still some races with national importance decided on November 5, including the statehouse in Kentucky, decrim in a number of Ohio cities and adult-use stores in Michigan.
For the second time this year, the Professional Golfers' Association has suspended one of its players for medical-marijuana use. The latest is two-time PGA Tour winner Matt Every.
On September 25, PA Gov. Tom Wolf and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman called for the legalization of recreational cannabis. A bill sponsored by two State Senators would do just that.