Legality of cannabis
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration has estimated that the legalization could bring the state about $350 million annually.
The country could become one of the world’s largest legal marijuana markets.
A circuit judge ruled that the measure, which was approved by voters last fall, would have created broad changes to state government.
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS, causes severe abdominal pain, nausea and “cyclic vomiting” among regular marijuana users.
From marijuana legalization in Illinois to data privacy protection in California, legislation is bringing big changes across the country in the new year.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the expungements on Tuesday, one day before recreational cannabis became legal in Illinois.
The country singer and weed advocate cited past lung abuse for the surprising move.
The Republican supports a bill to legalize the drug nationally.
“Expungement, for the most part, is not done with just a snap of the fingers and all the records go away,” says a criminal justice reform advocate.
It's the first time a state has legalized the commercial sale of cannabis through the legislature.