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.
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.
Madison, Wisconsin has legalized use and possession of marijuana. The new law also allows adult residents to smoke pot on public sidewalks, a first in the U.S.
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.