New state laws kick in for abortion, minimum wage, drugs in 2023

Posted on AllSides January 1st, 2023
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Various new state laws will go into effect Sunday, with the start of the new year.

The big picture: From minimum wage increases across nearly two dozen states, access to abortion expanded or limited, and the legalization of marijuana and shrooms sales for some, many people will be impacted by a variety of new laws.

Here's a look at new state laws on abortion, drugs and minimum wage:


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