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Legal Marijuana Approved in Two New England States

Legal Marijuana Approved in Two New England States

Voters in Massachusetts and Maine legalized marijuana on Nov. 8, 2016, becoming the first two states east of the Rockies to do so. The results from Massachusetts’s Question 4 were announced before midnight on Election Day, while the outcome of Maine’s Question 1 remained undetermined until early the next morning.

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Teleconference Wednesday at 12:30pm (ET) / 9:30am (PT): What Do Election Results Mean for Marijuana Law Reform?

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — This Election Day is shaping up to be a watershed moment for efforts to end marijuana prohibition, with five states voting on marijuana legalization and four more on medical marijuana.


In Nevada, Voters Argue Over Marijuana’s Impact on Kids And The Economy

As Nevadans vote on Question 2, supporters and opponents debate the impact of legalized recreational marijuana on children, while a study predicts the new industry could substantially boost the state’s economy, according to Esquire.com.


New Prop. 205 GOTV Ad Paints Dim Picture of the Morning After Election Day if Supporters Forget to Vote

PHOENIX, Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol launched a new ad Friday aimed at turning out voters on Election Day by painting a dim picture of the morning after if Prop. 205 supporters fail to vote.

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Voters in Nine States Will Decide Whether to Roll Back Marijuana Prohibition on Tuesday

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Voters in nine states will decide whether to roll back marijuana prohibition on Tuesday, marking the biggest Election Day in history for marijuana policy reform.


Nevada Pro-Legalization PAC Reserves $800,000 in TV Ads

The Nevada PAC behind legalization of recreational marijuana has reserved $800,000 in advertising at Las Vegas TV stations. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol wants to spread their message prior to November voting.