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Virginia Governor Unveils Budget With Calls for Cannabis Legalization

In November, just months after signing cannabis decriminalization legislation, Governor Ralph Northam said that 2021 is the “time to legalize marijuana in Virginia.”

Virginia
Kentucky

Kentucky Lawmakers Send Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill to Governor

Gov. Andy Beshear has pushed lawmakers for years to get on board with medical cannabis, but the Senate didn’t budge until this month.

New York

Court Rules in Favor of Regulators in Lawsuit Blocking Cannabis Licenses

The court narrowed a preliminary injunction to the Finger Lakes region, which would lift the block in areas including Brooklyn and Buffalo.

Delaware

Delaware Lawmakers, For the First Time, Send Cannabis Legalization and Sales to Governor’s Desk

Rep. Ed Osienski has pushed for years to legalize and regulate cannabis for adult use. After a vote in the Senate on Tuesday, both legislative chambers have for the first time said “yes.”