Illinois Becomes 11th State to Legalize Cannabis

Illinois is officially the 11th state to legalize adult-use cannabis and will be the first state to regulate cannabis sales via the legislature. The new law, signed this morning, will also set up nearly 800,000 prior cannabis convictions for expungement. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed the state’s historic cannabis legalization and regulation bill today, …

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Connecticut adds five medical cannabis conditions, will consider chronic pain

Medical marijuana companies in Connecticut likely will see a boost in business after the state expands its MMJ program with five new qualifying conditions. A board of physicians recommended the new conditions at the Department of Consumer Protection’s regular meeting Monday, and the agency’s commissioner promptly accepted them, according to the Hartford Business Journal. The …

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East Coast Cannabis Highlights!

New Jersey Plan for full legalization is stalled Have advanced several reform bills Decriminalize cannabis possession Expand the state’s medical program Expedited expungements of past convictions New York A bill prohibiting most employers in New York City from requiring drug tests for marijuana as a condition of employment was enacted Text of the legislation states …

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