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2020 Ballot Results: Where is weed legal?

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Back in August, I believed that 2020 could still be a big year for the cannabis legalization movement. Today, voters have finished casting votes in five states to determine whether or not to legalize cannabis use. Here are the results for Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota.   Arizona  Passed: Proposition 207, The Marijuana Legalization Initiative  Arizona Proposition 207, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, has been approved by voters, according to several news sources.  This ballot measure legalizes the possession and use of cannabis for adults 21 and older, places a 16% excise tax on cannabis sales, and requires the Department of Health Services to develop rules to regulate commercial cannabis activity. Proposition 207 also includes provisions to establish a social equity ownership program to benefit communities disproportionately impacted by cannabis criminalization, as well as allow those with certain cannabis-related convictions to have their records expunged. The Department of Health Services will begin accepting early applications for marijuana establishment licenses beginning January 19th, 2021. Mississippi  Voters in Mississippi had the option to vote between two competing medical cannabis legalization ballot measures. Initiative 65 was the result of a citizen-led petition, whereas Alternative 65A was placed on the ballot by the…

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