While COVID was still grabbing headlines in 2021, the weed industry was flourishing. More states —like Arizona— opened weed stores. Other states like—like Montana, New Jersey, and New York— inched closer and closer to opening weed businesses to consumers. And all kinds of new products, like delta-8 and delta-10, came onto the market.  

At the end of 2021, 18 states have recreational cannabis and 37 have medical cannabis. The legalization dominoes are continuing to fall, but prohibitionists still have sway in several states.

Legalization news continues to capture our readers’ interest, as well as the interest of our entire nation, and Leafly’s Editorial team was there to cover weed politics and culture’s biggest moments. From legalization to…

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