3 out of the 4 states with cannabis measures on the ballot have legalized it in some form. Michigan legalizes cannabis for "adult use" while Missouri and Utah approve it for medicinal.
This is great news for the movement to decriminalize marijuana in the United States. Other news adding to the momentum includes Representative Pete Sessions losing his bid for re-election. Sessions has long been considered an obstacle to the movement.
I was very happy to see an email from Leafly this morning with this continually updated article detailing the good news during the elections. I also came across another a great article entitled 'Best Congress we've ever had' for marijuana legalization, Dem says which gives a lot of hope for the future.
Victories towards legalization also occurred in several cities in Ohio and Wisconsin as noted in Forbes article with the very apt title: Marijuana Won The Midterm Elections
It's good to see the country moving towards more freedom around this clearly medicinal plant. We still have many battles to face but it's good to see the continued work in the right direction.
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