Backed by Gov. Ralph Northam and supported by a Democratic majority in Richmond, Virginia has become the 16th state to legalize recreational or adult-use cannabis.
For the second year in a row, the Alabama Senate has voted in favor of medical-marijuana legislation. The Compassion Act (SB 46), sponsored by Republican Sen. Tim Melson, passed 21-8 on February 24.
California highways are about to lose one of their main attractions, cannabis billboards, thanks to a lawsuit which upheld the state's ban on marijuana companies advertising. Check out some of our fave canna-billboards.
Newly appointed SSDP executive director Jason Ortiz joins other POC like DPA's Kassandra Frederique and MPP's Steve Hawkins in cannabis-reform leadership roles.
Marijuana legalization in New Jersey, which passed on Election Day, is now on official after Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on February 22.