There are now 19 states that have legalized adult-use/recreational cannabis, 12 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with some form of medical-marijuana access.
In a special session, the Connecticut legislature reached an agreement to legalize marijuana. With Gov. Ned Lamont's signature, Connecticut is now the the 19th U.S. state to do so.
The New York City mayoral race early voting began June 12. The primary date is June 22. There are eight major candidates. Read where they stand on cannabis.
Despite lack of reform on the federal level, several Congress members have been buying and selling pot stocks. Republican Rep. Virginia Foxx is leading the way with her Altria Group/Cronos portfolio.
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.