Medical marijuana

Mississippi Medical Marijuana Draft Legislation Revealed: Special Session Coming

2021-10-04T10:11:51-04:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens' image sources by nneem & 1778011 from Pixabay  Last November, Mississippi voters approved a ballot referendum to legalize medical marijuana in the state.  Now, lawmakers appear to have agreed to draft language on finally legalizing the treatment and have called on the governor to call the legislature into a special legislative session. [...]

Mississippi Medical Marijuana Draft Legislation Revealed: Special Session Coming2021-10-04T10:11:51-04:00

Medical Marijuana Legislation: Updates From 2021 Legislative Sessions

2021-05-11T20:13:00-04:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by M. Maggs & isuru prabath from Pixabay  In February, DMGS covered states that could advance medical marijuana legislation in 2021.  DMGS also covered ballot referendums in the November elections where voters in five states approved legalizing recreational or medical marijuana.  With Mississippi and South Dakota voters approving medical marijuana legalization [...]

Medical Marijuana Legislation: Updates From 2021 Legislative Sessions2021-05-11T20:13:00-04:00

Medical Marijuana Legalization in 2021: Who’s Next?

2021-02-12T07:30:00-05:00

Digital Collage by Ryan Stevens; images by Gordon Johnson and MasterTux from Pixabay  As we noted in November, Mississippi and South Dakota voters approved medical marijuana via ballot measure in their respective states in the 2020 Election.  There are now dozens of states which regulate cannabis for medical use, with more potentially on the horizon.  While some [...]

Medical Marijuana Legalization in 2021: Who’s Next?2021-02-12T07:30:00-05:00

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

2022-09-29T13:51:24-04:00

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 November2022-09-29T13:51:24-04:00

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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