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The U.S. Supreme Court on Marijuana”

By Julie A. Werner-Simon March 31, 2021 - Updated December 17, 2021Marijuana Business Daily

There are indications of a thaw in glacial federal prohibition of marijuana

With New York’s governor signing adult-use marijuana into law

this week, that state joins the growing ranks of U.S. markets legalizing first-degree marijuana usage (as depicted in green in the map above).

That development continues the trend of states reversing marijuana prohibition across the country, following on the heels of a letter to the White House last week where 30 Democratic lawmakers urged President Joe Biden to reconsider the decision to fire five White House staffers for marijuana usage.

The White House Press Secretary jumped into the fray with a tweet downplaying the controversy:


Authored by Werner-Simon

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