Cannabis News Round-Up

New Mexico House votes to legalize marijuana. New Mexico bill would create first state-run pot shops in US. New poll shows over half of Arizona supports legalizing marijuana. New marijuana banking bill in Congress has 108 cosponsors.

New Jersey lawmakers reach historic legal marijuana deal. New Jersey lower forecast shows marijuana no financial panacea. New Jersey marijuana legalization: Does legal weed bill include home grow, deliveries?

Illinois legal pot seems like a done deal. Some want a fair shot at the profits. Coalition works for racial equity as Illinois eyes legal marijuana. Illinois legal weed is closer than you think. Fight against legal marijuana in Illinois gets underway in Springfield.

Alaska poised to let people use marijuana at certain stores.

Minnesota senate committee torpedoes legal marijuana bill. Texas police chiefs: Marijuana legalization would only make things worse. Tulsi Gabbard pitches pot legalization bill as criminal justice reform. Majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana and expunging records, poll finds.

California cannabis marketplace is a mess. Here’s how to fix it. California agencies face cannabis licensing backlog that could hamper legal supply. Los Angeles illegal pot shops on verge of power shutoff in city crackdown.

Black lawmakers to block legalized marijuana in New York if their communities don’t benefit. Legalizing marijuana likely faces setback in New York.Home grown marijuana in New York: Will it be legal? Recreational marijuana: What schools fear most about the legalization in New York. New York bishops blaze against legalization in joint marijuana statement. Tallying the costs: New York marijuana legalization continues to divide. Nassau and Suffolk counties want to opt out of New York legal weed.

Support for Pennsylvania legal marijuana defies party politics—among residents, not lawmakers. Key Maryland committee holds hearing on two marijuana legalization bills. Here’s what legal recreational weed in Florida will look like.

Are weed churches legitimate houses of worship, or just another way around marijuana law?

British Columbia pot revenues not so high 6 months after legalization.