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These 15 States Might Legalize Cannabis In 2022

· Oct 29, 2021
This past March, The Health and Human Development Committee approved the Delaware Marijuana Control Act, legislation to legalize, tax, and regulate cannabis.Oklahoma natives with the Res ...

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We’ve seen roughly four states legalize marijuana use in the 2020 election, followed by four more states this year. With about 15 more to go, here’s the complete list of states to keep an eye on as they lean towards cannabis legalization, reported by Cannabis Business Times.

This past March, The Health and Human Development Committee approved the Delaware Marijuana Control Act, legislation to legalize, tax, and regulate cannabis.

Oklahoma natives with the Responsible Cannabis Action group filed to legalize cannabis and assert the state’s medical cannabis market structure.

Although the state’s Supreme Court overruled the 2020 vote to legalize cannabis, it looks as though they’re heading towards an only-medical approval.

Maryland is expected to legalize cannabis thanks to the Maryland House of Delegates, who are on track to introduce the new legislation in 2022.

Attorney General Dave Yost initially rejected a 45-page initiative petition but later approved it to campaign cannabis legalization on Ohio’s 2022 ballot.

The state is currently gathering signatures after cannabis advocates have pushed Wyoming to legalize medical cannabis in the 2022 vote.

Since neighboring states New Jersey and New York took a turn for the better this year, Pennsylvania has seen many attempts to legalize cannabis use by 2022.

The Rhode Island General Assembly is still in recess since postponing its annual session on Jul. 1, but legalizing cannabis is surprisingly a high priority on their list of to-dos.

A group of advocates dubbed Arkansas True Grass are currently gathering signatures to place cannabis legalization on their 2022 ballot.

A group of advocates dubbed Arkansas True Grass are currently gathering signatures to place cannabis legalization on their 2022 ballot.

Cannabis activists Sensible Florida must collect more than 891,000 signatures by Feb. 1, 2022, and be approved by the Supreme Court to qualify for the 2022 ballot.

Two different groups by the name of Fair Access Missouri and Legal Missouri 2022 are working on gathering signatures for the state’s 2022 ballot vote.

North Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee passed S.B. 711 twice in 2021 but whether or not the medical cannabis legalization bill will be approved in 2022 is still up in the air.

As of yesterday, South Dakota’s Supreme Court remains silent on whether they will come to a final decision to legalize cannabis or place it on the 2022 ballot.

Various cannabis advocates and groups are working to place medical and decriminalization initiatives on Idaho’s 2022 ballot, but it’s unclear whether they will be successful or not.