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14 States Where Marijuana Remains Entirely Illegal

Will the new administration in Washington reduce this number to zero? Since 2021 began, perhaps no industry has created more buzz than cannabis. It’s certainly not hard to understand why, with some estimates suggesting that annual U.S. pot sales could triple between 2019 and 2025 to more than $41 billion. In the November election, 36 […]

New Jersey Legalized Cannabis—But Marijuana Is Still Illegal. What Went Wrong With Legalization?

Cannabis became legal in New Jersey on Friday morning, January 1. Or did it? New Year’s Day was when a constitutional amendment legalizing the extremely popular plant—approved by more than two-thirds of New Jersey voters on Election Day—went into effect. Simple enough. Except there’s a significant catch: All the laws on the books outlawing marijuana […]