cannabis reform

Election 2020 Update: Voters in 5 States Approve Marijuana Legalization

2020-11-06T16:12:13-05:00

Earlier this fall, we examined the five states where marijuana legalization would appear before voters via ballot measures. This includes New Jersey, Montana, South Dakota, Arizona, and Mississippi. Heading into the election, thirty-three states have legalized medical marijuana, and 11 have legalized recreational adult-use marijuana. In the last presidential election year (2016), marijuana legalization measures passed in eight out [...]

Election 2020 Update: Voters in 5 States Approve Marijuana Legalization2020-11-06T16:12:13-05:00

Voters in 5 States Will Vote on Marijuana Legalization This November

2020-09-28T14:15:53-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman Last week, DMGS looked at different ballot measures across the country, including two states with marijuana-related measures.  With more states looking at legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana or medical marijuana, some are doing so via legislation enacted by lawmakers, and others via ballot measures.  Thirty-three states have legalized medical marijuana, and [...]

Voters in 5 States Will Vote on Marijuana Legalization This November2020-09-28T14:15:53-04:00

2020 State Ballot Measures

2020-09-23T07:30:00-04:00

What questions will appear on 2020 ballots? Across the United States, ballot measures exist in the form of a law, issue, or question that appears on a state or local ballot for voters to decide.  There are numerous kinds of ballot measures, including those that are legislatively referred or citizen-initiated. In 2016, the last presidential [...]

2020 State Ballot Measures2020-09-23T07:30:00-04:00

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana to Fill States’ Budget Deficits

2020-07-22T20:26:33-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on states and their economies, lawmakers are contemplating how to handle decreasing state revenue and budget deficits.  DMGS previously covered budget deficits caused by COVID-19 in numerous states. Now that more time has passed and more states have passed their respective budgets, some have [...]

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana to Fill States’ Budget Deficits2020-07-22T20:26:33-04:00
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