Recreational Legalization in Montana: A Breakthrough, and a Long Road Ahead

Last November (2020), Montana became the 14th state to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana after the passing of two motions: Constitutional Initiative 118 (passage with 58% of the vote) and Initiative 190 (passage with 57% of the vote). To begin, CI-118 amended the state constitution allowing the voters or legislature to set the age...
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Legalization in The Tri-State: NJ, NY and CT

2021: the year of the continued pandemic and the year of continued legalization? With New Jersey, Vermont, Arizona, Montana, and South Dakota, all legalizing cannabis, the question remains, who will be the next to follow? All signs point to New York and Connecticut, completing the tri-state of legalization (NJ, NY, CT). Connecticut has failed to...
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2021: The Tale of Winners, Losers, and the Tri-State Area Market

Even though 2020 may have been a tough year on main street, it was far from a tough time on Wall Street. December 31st, 2020, the final closing of the year, rang in stellar numbers: Dow Jones Industrial Average = 30,606 S&P 500 = 3,756 NASDAQ Composite = 12,888 Russell 200 = 1,974 The year...
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The Great Aphria and Tilray Merger – Building the Ultimate Marijuana Empire

Discussions surrounding the legalization of cannabis or marijuana in various countries are amongst the trending debates worldwide, including  in the U.S. where marijuana is now legal in most states in some capacity. Gradually, we are seeing legalization rolling in other states and regions of the globe. With the legalization process gaining more attention globally, various...
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New Jersey Gives Green Light To Cannabis Legalization

New Jersey is the latest state in the United States of America to take significant action on the use of marijuana. The talk surrounding the legal status of marijuana in New Jersey has been ongoing for a while. Most New Jersey residents voted in favor of the legalization of Marijuana on the November 3, 2020;...
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