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In New York City, Racial Disparities in Cannabis Law Enforcement Persist

Men of color were most often issued criminal summonses for cannabis possession in 2019, according to a new report from Data Collaborative for Justice.

New York
Florida

Florida Lawmakers’ Cannabis Legalization Efforts Expand But Face High Hurdles

More lawmakers have filed bills to legalize adult use cannabis in the 2021 legislative session, which begins today, than ever before, but the opposition has hardly eased.

Virginia

Virginia Lawmakers Send Cannabis Legalization Bill, With 2024 Start, to Governor’s Desk

After last-minute debate over differences between the House and Senate versions, lawmakers came to an agreement. Advocates promise to push for legal home grow and possession to take effect ahead of sales, set to start in 2024.