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Wagering on golf has exploded in recent months, thanks to expanded legalized betting and a pandemic-inspired spike in golf interest.

This week, New Jersey, South Dakota, Montana, and Arizona joined 11 other states that have made recreational marijuana legal, and Mississippi and South Dakota joined 33 other states that have legalized medical marijuana.

Maryland voted to legalize sports and event betting at certain facilities, while South Dakota backed a proposition that would allow legal sportsbooks in the region that’s home to its casinos as early as next year.

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Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota are braced to become the latest states to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, with voters in South Dakota and Mississippi also set to approve ballot initiatives permitting medical marijuana use.

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The midterm elections of 1862 made it clear that this would be a big issue, allowing 20 Union states time to legalize forms of absentee balloting in advance of the 1864 presidential election.

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The month of May will see an Irish referendum on the legalization of same-sex marriage.

As more states move to pass legalization legislation, their role in the narrative will likely surge.

Marijuana legalization activists have a secret weapon: moms.

And I had something deep and profound to say about drug legalization too, but the bong went out.

So do losses, such as the widespread legalization of same-sex marriage.

With regard to sterilization, the Committee adopts the same view as towards the specific legalization of therapeutic abortion.

Legalization of abortion for social and economic reasons was also put forward.

In short, then, what has happened has been the virtual legalization of prizefighting under cover of the boxing glove.

It is to the historical jurist exactly the same thing as the legalization of the Ulster tenant right.

An exactly parallel case is the legalization in England of that customary tenant-right known as copyhold.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to legalization, such as: authority, due process, honesty, integrity, law, and right.

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