Several state marijuana legalization initiatives could make fall ballot

Voters will decide whether to legalize commercial sales of adult-use marijuana in as many as five states during the November midterm elections, while medical cannabis could get on the ballot in Nebraska.

A recreational marijuana legalization referendum will be on the ballot in Maryland after state lawmakers voted in April to put the question before voters this fall.

A map showing where voters in several states could decide whether to legalize marijuana.

Opinion: Marijuana momentum in 2022? Look to the Midwest

Everyone in the cannabis business has their eyes on the Northeast, and for good reason.

But cannabis multistate operators should think about setting their sights a bit farther west, to states such as Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and Ohio.

Image showing a sunset over Midwest fields