November 4, 2016
Pot-legalization movement seeks firstÂ footholdÂ in Northeast with upcoming votes inÂ MaineÂ andÂ Massachusetts.Â IsÂ Massachusetts‘Â Question 4Â the wrong way to legalize marijuana?Â TheÂ Catholic ChurchÂ is leading the fight against legal pot inÂ MassachusettsÂ with an $850,000 contribution.Â Marijuana entrepreneurs eyeÂ MassachusettsÂ marketÂ on eve of ballot initiative.Â
Residents ofÂ AlaskaÂ now have a place toÂ buyÂ state-legal marijuana.Â Voters to decide whether to legalizeÂ recreationalÂ marijuana inÂ Nevada.Â California‘sÂ Proposition 64Â would legalize recreational use of marijuana though it’s illegal under federal law. How will that work? ColoradoÂ officials take issue with anÂ ArizonaÂ anti-marijuanaÂ group’s portrayal of their state’s experience with legal weed.
Marijuana legalization could get a boost in a DemocraticÂ Senate.Â After the election, marijuana could be legal for recreational or medical use inÂ 29 states.Â Pharmaceutical companies developing THC-based drugs expect to see theirÂ stocksÂ surge after election day.Â Bloomberg: skittish lenders drive the legal pot economyÂ underground.
Legal marijuana could be aÂ cash cowÂ forÂ CanadaÂ – but not right away, says Parliamentary Budget Officer.