Utah's governor said he would call lawmakers into a special session after the midterm election to pass the deal into law, even if Tuesday's initiative failed. A 10 percent tax on retail sales will be distributed between "local governments, K-12 education, and infrastructure projects".
Voters in Missouri and Utah both approved ballot measures to allow the sale of medical marijuana, meaning cannabis for medicinal purposes is now available to half of the country. Although North Dakota won't be legalizing recreational marijuana this midterm election season, cannabis companies in the United States and Canada rallied on new market opportunities in MI and what appears to be a shift in public perception about the drug.
Medical marijuana has been legal in MI since voters approved its use in a 2008 ballot initiative.
Long demonized as a unsafe drug, and still considered an illicit substance with no medical use by the federal government, marijuana is increasingly going mainstream as investors pour billions into the industry.
MI is significantly less restrictive than other states with legalized weed - while most others only allow residents to possess up to one ounce of bud, MI residents will be allowed to hold up to 2.5 ounces.
"Momentum is gaining for change in Congress to allow states to determine their own marijuana policies", Morgan Fox, media relations director at the National Cannabis Industry Association, told Wired.
He's not alone in thinking more needs to be done to address people who are locked up for non-violent marijuana-related offenses. Sales there, estimated to start in 2020, could grow to as much as US$1.7b in the coming years, according to the trade publication Marijuana Business Daily. Amendment 3 would allow doctors to prescribe weed, but would impose a 15-percent tax and ban home cultivation; and Proposition 3 would tax marijuana at 2 percent and set a list of qualifying conditions.
In addition to the recreational market, more states are embracing medical marijuana. Support for medical marijuana is considerably higher: A Quinnipiac University poll conducted last April put it at 93 percent. 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.
It's unclear if marijuana bills could get through the Republican-held Senate.
Ted Cruz is projected to win re-election in Texas , fending off a tough challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke, NPR reports. Triumph spoke with Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke first and joked with him about his support with younger voters.
Three young Girl Scouts and a mother were killed Saturday while cleaning garbage out of a ditch in Lake Hallie, Wisconsin. The girls were reported to have been about 10 years old and pupils of an elementary school in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
Some 35 Senate seats were in play, as were nearly 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature. With control of Congress and statehouses across the nation at stake, numerous nation's top elections were too close to call.
The legendary pop group has mapped out a six-date United Kingdom tour for June, culminating in a date at London's Wembley Stadium. The girl group originally split in 2000 after performing for two years as a four piece, following Geri's departure.
Mr Hammond's decision to spend the proceeds of better than expected borrowing figures raised eyebrows among economic observers. Then Geordie Greig arrived and Hammond was gifted an usually friendly interview during the height of Tory conference.
Prosecutors say the Sinaloa Cartel, named for Guzman's home state, smuggled more than 200 tons of cocaine into the United States. Guzman, 61, has been in solitary confinement since being extradited to the United States from Mexico in January 2017.
The Georgia outcome is among the most closely watched of any midterm contest for reasons beyond Abrams' race and gender. Kemp returned the card to a poll worker, received a working card and was able to cast his vote, WXIA-TV news reports .
Upfront, Luis Suarez is another player who has stepped up in Messi's absence, and should be focal point of the Barcelona attack. With Umtiti out, Barcelona will turn to a center-back pairing of Clement Lenglet and Gerard Pique to stop Icardi again.
It's being labelled as a "send-off" for Rooney, who has been enjoying a wonderful spell out in the States with D.C. He went on to retire from worldwide football and was not part of England's World Cup squa in Russian Federation .
James is getting his numbers, averaging 27.8 points, 8.0 assists and 8.6 rebounds per contest through October 31. You just have to learn each other and know what to expect out of one another, how to challenge each other".
Epic Games Announce Release Of Amazing Fortnite NFL Skins
The biggest addition to this update is the new weapon, which is the new Heavy AR that will be added to the Battle-Royale mode. It can be found as floor loot or in chests, Vending Machines, and Supply Drops in a Rare, Epic or Legendary variant.
Grab Apple’s artsy 2018 iPad Pro wallpapers
The 11-inch iPad Pro begins at $799 for 64GB, before climbing to $949, $1,149, and $1,549 for 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB, respectively. The new iPad Pro 11 pushes the display screen all the way to the edge of the device and has a magnetically-attached Apple pencil.
Djokovic proud of ‘amazing five months’ after Khachanov upset
Chasing his 100th career title after winning the Swiss Indoors last Sunday , the 20-time Grand Slam champion was hardly troubled. Cilic wrapped up the opener in the 10th game, ending Wimbledon and US Open champion Djokovic's 30-set win streak in the process.
Samsung officially teases folding smartphone on Facebook
Both confirmed that the folding technology works, halving the size of the 7.8-inch plastic screen in a single 180-degree twist. According to a recent Bloomberg report, design of the foldable phone, codenamed victor , hasn't been yet finalised.
Drunk Japanese pilot arrested at Heathrow Airport
JAL's company rules prohibit its pilots from drinking alcohol less than 12 hours before flying any planes. As a result of the incident, the flight departed an hour late and flew with two pilots rather than three.
Chinese firms hit with trade secret theft charges
Pompeo set the tone in a June speech where he accused China of an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property. A Justice Department spokesman said the defendants were served summonses in Taiwan and that none is in custody.