Green Wave: The Latest Election Cycle Brings Hope for Standardized Cannabis Legalization

by Newsfeed

Even two weeks after Election Day, jurisdictions nationwide are riding high after a number of positive wins related to the possible systemic legalization of cannabis use nationwide. As of November 3, 2020, the pendulum now undeniably swings in favor of cannabis, with medical cannabis legal in 33 states and recreational adult-use permitted in 12 states and Washington D.C.

While cannabis remains illegal at a federal level, the recent “green wave” witnessed 5 states pass cannabis-related measures – proof that many Americans are ready to shed the stigmatization related to cannabis use and decimalize the use of same. To this end, while medical cannabis use has been much more widely accepted, the recent election results have a profound effect on the ability for Americans to engage in recreational use. This…

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