Missouri Legalizes Medical Marijuana With Passage of Amendment 2

Missouri voters approved Amendment 2—one of the three medical marijuana ballot initiatives in the state—in the midterm election by a 65-34 margin with 95 percent of precincts reporting on Nov. 7, according to Ballotpedia . “Thanks to the unflagging efforts of patients and advocates, Missourians who could benefit from medical marijuana will soon be able[…]

Wisconsin Voters Say Cannabis Should Be Legal for Medical, Recreational Use

Michigan voters approved Proposition 1, legalizing recreational cannabis, by a neat 56-44 margin, according to unofficial election results. The voter approval marks Michigan as the first state in the Midwest to legalize adult-use cannabis—and the 10th state in the country to do so. “The Proposal 1 campaign boiled down into one of fact versus fear,”[…]

Illinois Governor-Elect JB Pritzker: ‘Let’s Legalize, Tax And Regulate Marijuana’

Last night, Michigan became the first Midwestern state to legalize recreational cannabis use, but it won’t be alone for long if Illinois Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker (D) gets his way. The new top lawmaker in the Prairie State has pledged to make marijuana reform a central part of his gubernatorial mandate. “We can begin by immediately[…]

Bay Area cities say yes to taxing cannabis, Oakland votes to lower rates

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU/BCN) – Cities and counties around the Bay Area love cannabis, and the tax money that comes with the newly legalized weed. Throughout the region, voters approved taxing cannabis. And in Oakland, where the product was already being taxed, voters approved lowering some of the rates. Source: Bay Area cities say yes to taxing[…]