Which State Has Cleared Over 80% of Its Prior Cannabis Convictions? The Leafly Legalization Roundup

With summer just around the corner, many legislative sessions are nearing an end, but that doesn't mean the end for cannabis progress! This week brings surprising and heartwarming news from down on the bayou in Louisiana, while California’s discussing legalization, New York is gearing up to select growers for their medical program, and India just held their first ever medical cannabis conference.


U.S. Updates


California Representative Jared Huffman (D-Eureka) and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom are holding a public marijuana policy forum in Garberville, a town in the heart of Humboldt County, with local authorities, advocates, and regulators to discuss possible legalization policy options for the future of California. Lt. Gov. Newsom and the American Civil Liberties Union created the Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy in anticipation of a 2016 statewide legalization bid (which is generally predicted to win), and it’s a powerhouse of political...

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