Alabama is the 36th legal medical-marijuana state. The House version of SB 46 passed with bipartisan support on May 5 and Gov. Kay Ivey signed The Compassionate Act into law on May 17.
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.
Chuck Schumer, Tish James, Other Elected Officials and Activists Celebrate Legalization at NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally
It was a festive and historic day in New York's Union Square Park on May 1 as elected officials, including Senator Chuck Schumer, and cannabis activists celebrated legalization at the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally.
An Arkansas woman was fired from her job at the Harvest Cannabis Dispensary in Conway for refusing to get the Covid vaccine. Were they right to let her go?
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.