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A Sea Change for the Incarcerated? NM Upholds Inmates’ Right to MMJ

Cannabis Law Update: Amidst all the other stories that flooded the newswires at the close of 2020, one cannabis-related item slipped by nearly unnoticed. But it’s potentially a very big one. Here’s the short version: A New Mexico judge ruled that an Albuquerque jail must allow inmates who qualify for medical cannabis access to their […]
cannabis law primer

Cannabis Law Primer: The Difference Between Decriminalization & Legalization

Even if most of 2020 felt like a standstill, the cannabis policy front was anything but dull. On Election Day, five states from across the political spectrum—Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota—passed resolutions approving either medical or adult-use cannabis. Currently, one in three Americans lives in states that have legalized adult-use cannabis. But […]