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The nation woke up Wednesday morning to Michigan legalizing recreational cannabis, letting the green wave into the Midwest, and Missouri and Utah passing initiatives to allow the use of medical marijuana.
Missouri and Utah approved medical cannabis, while North Dakota said no to adult use cannabis. A flurry of places voted to decriminalize cannabis in varying degrees as well.
The 2018 midterm election is a pivotal one, not only for the Trump administration and Republicans in general, but also for marijuana users and cannabis companies across the nation.
To get a recreational marijuana law on the books in North Dakota, the poll finds that younger people must show up to vote.
The outcome could have some interesting implications, as there is potential for legal weed to infiltrate more of the Midwestern states. Here are four that will be determined in the midterm election next month.
This is the highest recorded statistic for American support of legalization from the Pew Research Center and similar polls like it.
The Marijuana Policy Project will support Legalize ND by offering guidance around strategy and fundraising efforts in the lead up to the election.
While the August recess and upcoming November midterm elections continued to put a damper on marijuana reform efforts at the federal level, the last two weeks saw a number of important developments.
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