Five States Pass Cannabis Legalization Measures on Election Day: Week in Review

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<![CDATA[This week, cannabis won big on Election Day as five states passed legalization measures. Voters in Arizona, Montana and New Jersey passed adult-use legalization initiatives, Mississippi approved a medical measure, and South Dakota passed both at the same time.Here, we’ve rounded up the 10 headlines you need to know before this week is over.Ohio: The State Medical Board of Ohio is accepting petitions to add new qualifying conditions to the state’s medical cannabis program through Dec. 31. Those petitioning for a condition that was previously considered and rejected by the board may not resubmit documents that have already been reviewed, but may present new scientific research for consideration. Read moreMaine: Wellness Connection of Maine has filed a motion to fight a lawsuit against the state that was brought by two small cannabis businesses over adult-use licenses awarded to out-of-state companies. Wellness Connection, which is controlled by Delaware-based investor High Street Capital Partners and operates four medical cannabis dispensaries in Maine, filed the motion on behalf of its adult-use business, NPG, to ask a judge to dismiss the lawsuit, which was brought by two medical cannabis caregivers who claim that the state cannot refuse to enforce a law restricting out-of-state business…

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