Posts from November 2018.

While the official tally is not yet in, it became clear late Tuesday night that Missouri voters have chosen to legalize medical marijuana in their state.

Missouri citizens voted to adopt Amendment 2, or the New Approach Missouri Amendment. Amendment 3 (the Bradshaw Amendment) and Proposition C (the Missouri Patient Care Act) failed to garner enough votes to pass. It would not be surprising, though, if this is not the last we hear from the backers of Amendment 3 and Proposition C. A great deal of money and effort went into promoting the three competing ballot initiatives, and the backers of ...

Last night, J.B. Pritzker, the Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor defeated incumbent Republican Bruce Rauner at the polls. Pritzker will be sworn in as governor on January 9, 2019. One of many issues on which the two candidates were divided was the legalization of recreational adult use cannabis in Illinois. Governor Rauner was a staunch opponent to the legalization of recreational cannabis. He was also seen as the driving force behind keeping Illinois’ Medical Cannabis Pilot Program, which was largely put in place by former Governor Pat Quinn’s administration, one of ...

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