verb (used with object), le·gal·ized, le·gal·iz·ing.
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While many other states have slowly taken steps toward legalized marijuana, Amendment A would make it the first state in the country to simultaneously legalize marijuana for medical and recreational uses.
The recent spread of sports betting is not surprising, as state governments have long turned to legalized gambling to address financial problems during economic crises.Sports gambling could be the pandemic’s biggest winner|Jonathan D. Cohen|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
The law would apply to adults 21 and older, just as in the 15 other states and District of Columbia that have already legalized the drug.Virginia General Assembly poised for historic votes to legalize marijuana and end death penalty|Gregory S. Schneider, Laura Vozzella|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
In New York, the recently legalized battery-powered two wheelers were most often used by delivery workers.E-Bikes Are Taking Off—But We Need to Make Space for Them|Patrick Lucas Austin|January 22, 2021|Time
The industry is lobbying to have it legalized nationwide, but for now, the extract is considered a controlled substance if it comes from cannabis plants.Can CBD help you chill? Here’s what we know so far.|Purbita Saha|January 4, 2021|Popular Science
The first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, Denmark still waves its banner high.
The residents of Arkansas decide Tuesday whether to legalize the sale of an intoxicating substance statewide.
Despite the obvious appeal, the odds are long that Arkansas will legalize alcohol statewide in 2014.
If the president takes unilateral action to legalize millions of people, King said, “it will create a constitutional crisis.”Steve King: GOP Congress Should Keep Repealing Obamacare|Ben Jacobs|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To paraphrase Peter Tosh, if Illinois were to legalize it, would you advertise it?The Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Sounds Off on Weed, the Weather, and Winning|Bill Schulz|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Ashburton treaty was not the law of Canada, because the Government had neglected to legalize it by statute.Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh|Lin-Le
Don't you want to get married–to–er–legalize this extraordinary situation in which we are placed?Mr. Pim Passes By|Alan Alexander Milne
This conviction or this pretension tends to augment their force amazingly, and contributes no less to legalize their measures.American Institutions and Their Influence|Alexis de Tocqueville et al.
The law could legalize the King's inclination, and who dare gainsay its enactments?An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
It would be to legalize the disarrangement of all monetary transactions, and to deprive every creditor of one-fifth of his debts.Locke|Thomas Fowler