Election 2020

The winner of the 2020 election is... the American people. Voters in five states approved six separate ballot measures legalizing the use and distribution of marijuana for either medical or adult-use purposes. Click the ballot measures below to learn more about each.


Arizona: Prop 207


Personal Possession: Effective after voter-approved initiative is certified on November 30, 2020


Commercial Licensing: Application for Marijuana Establishment Licensing 

starts January 19, 2021 through March 9, 2021, will issue licenses no later than 60 after application submitted


Expungement: Individuals can petition courts starting July 12, 2021




Montana: I-190


Personal Possession: Personal use, possession, and cultivation of marijuana January 01, 2021  


Commercial Licensing: Begin accepting applications by October 01, 2021




South Dakota: Amendment A

Personal Possession: July 1, 2021

Commercial Licensing: No later than April 1, 2022




Mississippi: Initiative 65


Personal Possession: The department shall adopt rules and regulations no later than July 1, 2021 


Commercial Licensing: Begin issuing ID cards and dispensary licenses by August 15, 2021




South Dakota: Measure 26


Medical Possession: July 1, 2021


Commercial Licensing: for Medical Marijuana: July 1, 2021




New Jersey: Question 1


Personal Possession: January 1, 2021 


Commercial Licensing: January 1, 2021




Congratulations to President Elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. & Vice-President Elect Kamala D. Harris. This historic election has concluded with more Americans voting than ever before. So what happens next for cannabis prohibition?