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NY Senator: “There’s Absolutely Not the Votes” for Legalization if Excluded from State Budget

State Senator Diane Savino tells Cannabis Wire that legalization could be stalled for three years, and that “unless something changes within the next 36-48 hours, we will miss the opportunity to make New York the next state to adopt an adult use program.”

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Delaware

Delaware House Vote on Cannabis Legalization Bill Is Delayed

The House was set to vote on an adult use bill Thursday, but its sponsor cancelled the vote to “consider the implications” of “various amendments.”

Connecticut

Connecticut Special Session is Cannabis Legalization’s Last Chance in 2021

Gov. Ned Lamont has for years called for a regional approach to legal adult use cannabis, alongside states like New York, where cannabis also became legal this year.

New York

New York, America’s Finance Capital Legalized Cannabis. Would a Public Bank Help the Industry?

Public bank legislation, which one sponsor said could have provided a clearer path to banking for New York’s cannabis industry, failed to gain traction.