South Dakota voters will decide next November whether to permit medical cannabis access. South Dakota is one of only three states that has not enacted any legislation providing some form of medical cannabis or CBD access.
The scene is heating up in South Africa and one can positively expect good things to come in 2020 for the cannabis industry after an enormously successful 2019.
“This will make it possible for thousands of residents now and in the future to truly be able to turn the corner and not have long forgotten mistakes marking them like a ‘scarlet letter’ for the rest of their lives.”
Super-majorities of the New Jersey Assembly and Senate have decided to place a marijuana legalization ballot question before voters in 2020.
In the FY2020 appropriations package released Monday, existing protections for medical cannabis programs from federal prosecutors that have been in place since 2014 remained, but other amendments that had been added earlier in the year by House Democrats were removed from the final compromise.
Researchers reported, “Compliance with laws restricting stores to selling recreational marijuana to individuals 21 or older presenting a valid ID was high. … Refusal rates exceeded those for alcohol.”
Maine currently holds the record for taking the longest to roll out its marijuana retail program. What happened in the Pine Tree State, and how can the next states to legalize avoid what went down there?