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What Can, Can’t You Do With Cannabis in New Jersey Now?

New Jersey’s recreational marijuana market is now voter approved and in effect under legislation signed last week by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. New Jersey residents voted by a 2-to-1 margin in November to join 14 other states and the District of Columbia with legal marijuana for recreational use. Only those 21 and older can legally […]

Illinois Erases 500,000 Low-Level Cannabis Charges

State completes the legal process four years ahead of 2025 deadline. The governor of Iliinois has erased nearly 500,000 cannabis-related criminal records in the state. J B Pritzker cleared the state’s non-felony marijuana cases, along with 9,219 low-level cannabis convictions to start 2021. The Democratic politician signed legislation in 2019 legalising recreational marijuana use in […]

Latin America Moves Toward Legalization With Some Absurd Exceptions

Before he was elected, the President of Argentina said that “the war on drugs has failed” and “the solution isn’t to go around persecuting people for smoking a joint”.  Latin America has been very hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Argentina and other countries continue with their chronic economic problems. Now the New York […]