ND marijuana decrim advances; 1st MD legalization hearing; Cannabis jobs grew in 2020; IA psychedelics bill for terminally ill
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) detailed the changes he is proposing to his original marijuana legalization plan, including allowing delivery services and lowering some penalties.
The North Dakota House Judiciary Committee approved a bill to expand marijuana decriminalization, while defeating a separate measure to put the question of broader cannabis legalization on the ballot.
The Maryland House Judiciary Committee held the legislature’s first hearing on a bill to legalize marijuana in 2021. On the Senate side, a separate cannabis bill is being sponsored by the body’s president and majority leader.
An Iowa Republican representative filed a bill to allow seriously ill patients to use psilocybin, MDMA, LSD, DMT or peyote as alternative treatments after they’ve exhausted traditional legal medicines.
A new report from Leafly found that the marijuana industry added 77,000 jobs over the last year despite the coronavirus pandemic. At a workforce of 321,000, the cannabis sector now