Connecticut's Chances Of Legalizing Marijuana Just Improved Significantly

As it stands right now, there are 8 states that have voted to legalize marijuana, along with America’s capital. Every single one of the those states has legalized marijuana via a citizen initiative. For those that are not familiar with initiatives, in some states citizens can gather enough signatures to put marijuana legalization on the ballot. Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Washington D.C., California, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts – all of them legalized marijuana via that process.

With no potential initiatives being voted on in 2017, all eyes in the marijuana reform world have pivoted towards state legislatures. The question of ‘who will be the first to legalize via legislative action’ has popped up a lot lately. I think it’s a fairly safe bet that it will be a state in the Northeastern part of America, with some states being more likely than others. I think that Rhode Island has a...

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