Legislation passed this spring decriminalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and seals the records of past convictions from public view.
That enormous challenge of reversing marijuana prohibition would not have been possible without the earlier work of LeMar, Amorphia and those pot-head jazz musicians and hip poets.
Activists have been working for months registering new voters, collecting signatures, and educating the public, in hopes of giving voters in their state the opportunity to make their voices heard and cast their vote for marijuana. But social distancing guidelines have made this work virtually impossible. Here is an overview of key 2020 ballot initiative efforts and where they stand now.
Here’s a state-by-state list of jurisdictions that designate medical cannabis outlets as essential businesses during COVID-19, and which are allowed to provide other options such as curbside pickup, delivery, and virtual doctors visits.