The primary opposition group to Michigan's ballot initiative on whether to legalize recreational marijuana has conceded defeat. New York may be the next state to approve medicinal or recreational marijuana usage, with New York State health officials reporting that "the positive effects of regulating an adult marijuana market in NYS outweigh the potential negative impacts". The proposal also legalized commercial sales of marijuana through state-licensed retailers subject to a 10 percent tax.
Matthew Abel, an attorney with the Cannabis Counsel in Detroit, says there is still work to be done on marijuana laws in the state.
There are now 10 states, along with Washington, D.C., that have legalized recreational marijuana.
Allow individuals 21 and older to; purchase, possess and use marijuana and marijuana-infused edibles, and grow up to 12 marijuana plants for personal consumption.
Utah's medical legalization effort is a bit complicated: Despite what Utah voters decided on Proposition 2, the governor will still call for a special legislative session to craft an alternative, more limited bill. Utah voters also were considering whether to allow medical marijuana and to join the 31 other states that have already done so. It may take another year for the state issues licenses for businesses to sell marijuana.
While there is still considerable room for liberalizing marijuana policy by initiative, the focus increasingly will shift to legislatures in states such as New Jersey, New Hampshire, and New Mexico. A Gallup poll found that 72 percent of Democrats and 51 percent of Republicans support legalization.
Proposition C would have altered state law to place a 2 percent tax on medical weed that would go to veteran services, drug treatment, early childhood education, and public safety in cities with dispensaries. As there's no list specifying qualifying illnesses or disorders, doctors will be allowed to recommend medical cannabis to patients as they see fit.
'Marijuana has now been legalized for adult use in one out of every five states and medical use in three out of every five, so it is safe to say federal law is in need of an update, ' Hawkins added. More than 60% of Florida voters voted in favor of a measure to restore voting rights to more than a million felons who have completed their sentences, reports CNN.
In Team Terror , we'll see increase farming rates, and ammo drops have been increased across the board. With the end of Fortnitemares the Pumpkin Launcher has also been turned back into the rocket launcher.
They win these games because of the Lawrence Guys and the Julian Edelmans and the James Whites and the Adrian Clayborns. But Rodgers identified the matchup, and at halftime, he told Valdes-Scantling he'd come back to it in the second half.
The billions China loaned Sri Lanka to develop the port and airport - a sign of Rajapaksa's pro-China leanings has India anxious . Since Monday, Sirisena has handed out 14 cabinet posts, including five to lawmakers who defected from Wickremesinghe's coalition.
After drawing at home to Liverpool , Arsenal are one point and one place behind bitter rivals Spurs who now sit 4th. Holding was making his sixth Premier League appearance of the season, and his fifth start on Saturday evening.
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather is once again coming out of retirement, but this time, it could be as a mixed martial artist. I wanted to display my skills outside the USA and be in a special fight, ' he said.
In any case, we now know that the company will stop giving iPhone sale reports, but the reasons are not clear. This information may help explain why Apple provided a dim forecast for iPhone sales in the current quarter.
Who else Prince Charles will meet with a number of British Ghanaians in the business, arts, culture and media industries. The Ghana Armed Forces Military Band played the national anthems of the UK & Ghana.
The Spaniard has guided Arsenal to 12 wins from their last 13 games in all competitions but did start his tenure with losses against City and Chelsea .
Muslim women make history with wins in Michigan, Minnesota
She will succeed the first Muslim congressman, Keith Ellison, who vacated the seat to run for Minnesota's Attorney General. Technically, Palestinian-American Rashida Harbi Tlaib is the first American Muslim woman to be elected to Congress .
Trump lashes out at CNN reporter at surreal press conference
The poll also noted that Trump had 29 percent support among black people on August 6, compared with 15 percent on August 3, 2017. I saw Mia Love, she called me all the time to help her with a hostage situation, being held hostage in Venezuela.
Delhi wakes up to thick smog ahead of Diwali
The top court is seized of matters in which several issues related to air pollution in the Delhi-NCR have been raised. At Dhirpur, the AQI was 328 at 8:30 am, while in Mathura Road area it dipped to "very poor" category at 375.
Jury Selection to Begin in Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Trial
The only visitors he is allowed are his lawyers and twin, seven-year-old daughters, from whom he is separated by thick glass. Guzman managed to escape from prison in Mexico twice before being extradited to the United States on January 19, 2017.
Israel welcome restored US sanctions on Iran
The United States will not be able to stop Iran's oil exports, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday. A new package of sanctions affect oil exports, global transportation and banking sector.
Rahul Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan spar over killing of tigress Avni
A team of private hunters, horses and elephants were also sent inside the Pandharkawda forest to shoot the animal on sight. India's Supreme Court issued a hunting order for T1 in September, ruling that she could be killed if tranquilisers failed.
US drops the sanctions hammer on Iran ... again
Iranian students stormed the embassy shortly after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, taking 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. A woman holds a picture of Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader. "We are in the economic war situation".
China wants to ‘very badly’ strike a trade deal with US
Xi was quoted by CCTV as saying after the call with Trump that the two leaders had hoped to expand trade cooperation. The head of the White house Donald trump said that he expects to conclude trade deals between the U.S. and China.