New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Lawmakers Reach Cannabis Legalization Deal

Voters passed a cannabis legalization initiative on Election Day, but lawmakers must still pass legislation to implement.

New Jersey
Arizona

Arizona Swiftly Launches Adult Use Cannabis Sales

Voters approved legalization in November. On Friday, regulators awarded 86 licenses to businesses, and adult use cannabis sales commenced. No state has moved so quickly.

New York

Newly Lobbying on Cannabis in New York: Consumer Healthcare and Alcohol Groups

As lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo push to legalize cannabis, new groups have registered to lobby on cannabis and hemp.

Virginia

Virginia Lawmakers Suggest New Cannabis Agency, Likely Slowing Legalization Rollout

A subcommittee focused on cannabis legalization voted in favor of the amended bill, advancing it.