Analysis

Cannabis Wins In Midterms Show Legal Pot A Bipartisan Draw

By Diana Novak Jones (November 7, 2018, 9:23 PM EST) -- Voters in conservative states pushed forward a wave of cannabis legalization initiatives during Tuesday's midterm elections, a showing of bipartisan support that experts say bodes well for the industry as it looks to go mainstream.

The legalization of recreational cannabis in Michigan and medical cannabis in Utah and Missouri, combined with the election of several governors who back legalization, made the midterms a very good day for the industry. But beyond the immediate expansion, the up votes in states that were carried by President Donald Trump in the 2016 election mean cannabis is no longer an issue on the fringe, industry...

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