CHICAGO MAYOR WEIGHS IN ON RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA

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For that reason, many have been anxiously awaiting any indication from officials as to how recreational marijuana sales will proceed in the city. Under the proposed ordinance, Chicago would be divided into seven zones for recreational marijuana dispensaries.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store, Ottawa

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See inside the Centretown cannabis store. The post Cannabis Retail Guide: Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store, Ottawa appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry dispensaries Ontario Ottawa retail retail stores

Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Advances In New Hampshire

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A bill to legalize recreational cannabis for adults in New Hampshire has advanced in the state’s House of Representatives. The legislation aims to legalize the possesion and use of up to one ounce of marijuana for adults 21 and older for recreational purposes.

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis!

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The new statute would take effect on January 1, 2020 and has two primary parts: (1) it will overturn the conviction of any person who was convicted in the past of possession of 30 grams of marijuana or less and expunge the record through clemency granted by the governor; and (2) it will allow anyone 21 and over to buy and possess up to 30 grams of cannabis, 500 milligrams of THC (if in infused products), or up to five grams of concentrate. The post Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis!

Alaska Officially Adopts Regulations To Allow On-Site Cannabis Consumption at Dispensaries

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Regulations were officially approved in Alaska to allow cannabis dispensaries to apply for on-site consumption permits. The on-site cannabis consumption licensing process can be compared to the process used to permit bars and restaurants to serve alcohol on-site.

Illinois: Buffalo Grove establishes new tax on recreational marijuana sales

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Buffalo Grove has yet to allow retail sales of recreational marijuana in the village, but it now has a tax in place if it becomes a reality next year. However, Monday’s action does not commit the village to allowing a dispensary. Cannabis Tax Intel

Florida Republicans Prepare to Stand Tall Against Public Desire for Recreational Cannabis

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If the Florida GOP continues to have its way, Florida recreational cannabis will go to pot, leaving the other states of our union to control and sell adult use cannabis. The initiative would legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over.

Ignite Expands Cannabis Sales Into Nevada Dispensaries

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takes another step toward becoming the world’s first global cannabis and CBD brand with today’s announcement of its expansion into Nevada. Ignite is also extending its viral and unmistakable outdoor campaign to Nevada to promote the brand and dispensary partners.

Illinois: Recreational marijuana sales tax approved in Urbana

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WAND) – Urbana’s city council has approved a tax on recreational marijuana sales. Urbana staff believe the Municipal Cannabis Retailer’s Occupation Tax could be a boon for state cities, according to The News-Gazette. When recreational marijuana use becomes legal in Illinois on Jan.

Illinois: Pritzker Puts Pen To Paper On Recreational Bill

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Today, Governor Pritzker signed into law the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (the “Act”) that was passed by the Illinois General Assembly on May 31, 2019. We will continue to track Illinois’s progress in rolling out its adult-use cannabis program. Cannabis Law News

Leafly Article Highlights Issues In Montana’s Legislative Makeup For Both Medical & Recreational Cannabis

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A new law passed by the state legislature in May will allow medical marijuana patients to purchase from any dispensary in the state, ending the frustrating practice of “tethering” each patient to a single dispensary. Cannabis Law NewsHere’s their introduction.

Recreational vs Medicinal Marijuana – Does It Matter Anymore?

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With marijuana laws changing at a rapid pace across the states, you might be wondering if there is still a significant difference between recreational and medicinal cannabis use. Recreational marijuana is pot used without medical recommendations or justifications.

Illinois Recreational Cannabis Bill Passes the Senate, Putting them One Step Closer to Legalizing Marijuana

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As New York and New Jersey limp along in their attempts to legalize marijuana, Illinois could be poised to win the coveted position of 11 th state to allow recreational cannabis, according to the Chicago Tribune. Nonresidents could possess 15 grams of cannabis.”.

Chicago Mayor’s New Zoning Laws Deigned To Keep Out Recreational Cannabis ?

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The Tribune writes by way of introduction, Recreational marijuana dispensaries would be blocked from opening in most of downtown Chicago, including the Magnificent Mile, under Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed zoning rules for when the sale of the plant becomes legal next year.

Authored: 2018 Year in Review: Steady Progress Toward Legalization in NJ, NY & PA, Massachusetts Opens Recreational Dispensaries

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Despite the progress and widespread optimism surrounding Garden State cannabis reform in 2018, politics has once again proven to be the biggest obstacle. Some experts forecast the legalization of adult-use cannabis in New Jersey could generate $1 billion in twelve months.

Difference between Recreational and Medical Marijuana

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Marijuana is a type of plant that is utilized for recreation, medicinal use, personal use, religious use, and even used in industrial settings. According to this mail order dispensary , these are the most common ways people can marijuana. What is Recreational Marijuana?

Canada Needs Way More Dispensaries, Analysts Say

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The rollout of brick and mortar marijuana dispensaries had varying degrees of success. But The Globe and Mail reveals that Canada needs more dispensaries. The state legalized recreational marijuana in 2014, and today it has more than 560 recreational outlets serving a population of some 5.7 There are many reasons why users need easy access to legal cannabis. However, there is one other resource that cannabis users need: knowledge.

At Cannabis Dispensaries, Facial Recognition Software Is Already a Thing. What About Privacy Issues?

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A rather worrying report via Vice who report, “Dispensaries are adopting in-store surveillance systems to protect profits. ” Privacy issues and cannabis, are, without a doubt, on the rise. Cannabis Law News

ILLINOIS ROUNDUP: AN EXPANDED (AND PERMANENT) MEDICAL PROGRAM AND ONGOING TWEAKS TO THE RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

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During August alone, Illinois has passed new legislation expanding and cementing its medical marijuana program, and shown necessary flexibility as it attempts to get its recreational market off the ground by January 1, 2020. Authors Akshita Singh , Irina Dashevsky . Aug 21, 2019 .

What Makes an Online Weed Dispensary Legal?

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The market for CBD and cannabis products continues to grow at an amazing rate, with more suppliers and retailers coming into the picture. of THC, which is the psychoactive compound of the cannabis plant. Choosing a Legal Online Dispensary. The Top 10 Cannabis Shops.

More California Marijuana Dispensaries May Be Cropping Up in Sacramento

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Amid the booming Southern California cannabis industry, the City of Sacramento is weighing whether to lift the existing cap on the number of marijuana dispensaries licensed to operate in the city, the primary goal being to offer more opportunities to minorities.

Legal California Dispensaries Want to See Stronger Action Against Grey Market

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This poses a serious problem for legitimate cannabis businesses, whose very existence is threatened by the grey market’s presence. Unfortunately, this is making it hard for legal dispensaries to flourish. WeedAdvisor’s Opposition to Illegal Cannabis. .

Wisconsin Governor Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana And Decriminalize Recreational This Year

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Newly sworn-in Democratic Governor Tony Evers announced Monday that he is taking Wisconsin cannabis policy reform into his own hands by attaching proposals to his spending budget this year. Medical Cannabis in Wisconsin.

Saskatoon Dispensary Embraces Recycled Cannabis Packaging

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Recyclable cannabis packaging is coming to one store in Saskatoon – and they hope the trend will spread. Those of us who order recreational or medical marijuana are painfully aware of the disproportionate amount of packaging.

Illinois Becomes 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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Pritzker inked a bill that allows residents to buy and possess up to an ounce of cannabis and non-residents can have up to 15 grams. This was promised in Pritzker’s campaign, and it’s also going to provide a statewide cannabis marketplace. Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales. If you are an adult 21 years of age or older, you can buy at approved dispensaries once they are established with proper licenses, which could start as soon as January 1, 2020.

Regina Dispensary Sheds New Light on Cannabis Prices

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A huge buzz among the cannabis industry is the striking price disparity between legal and illegal cannabis – a difference of about 50% in some cases, according to Statistics Canada. A CTV News interview with one Regina dispensary owner does just that. e-news Cannabis Pricing

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cannabis Dispensaries in America

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Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating marijuana plant extract is pioneering a new wave of recreational medicine. Still, statewide legalization of cannabis progresses slowly. Dispensaries nationwide vie for dominance. This Californian dispensary truly knows hospitality.

Phase 3 Marijuana Dispensary Licensing in L.A. Finally Takes Shape

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The last time I wrote on this topic, the Department of Cannabis Regulation (“DCR”) made several proposals to City Council on how to re-vamp Phase 3 licensing for efficiency and expediency, which at the time the City Council pretty much rejected.

16 Dispensaries That Deliver Marijuana in California

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In late 2017, California voted to pass a law that legalized the recreational use of Marijuana. That law is now in effect, and a number of dispensaries in the state are open to business for all people above the age of 21. This dispensary will deliver to the San Jose area at great prices.

Study Finds Cannabis Dispensaries Reduce Opioid Deaths by 21%

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In a study published this week in the journal Economic Inquiry , researchers found that the legalization of adult-use cannabis reduced opioid overdose deaths by 21%. Our principal finding is that recreational marijuana access significantly decreases opioid mortality, with the most pronounced effects for synthetic opioids,” the researchers concluded. The effect “stems primarily from access via dispensaries rather than legality per se.”. Three Ways Cannabis Can Help.

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OR: OLCC “2019 Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Legislative Report” & Statement

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OLCC Provides Oregon Legislature with Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Study. . Portland, OR — Today the Oregon Liquor Control Commission provided the Oregon Legislative Assembly with the 2019 Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Legislative Report required by ORS 475B.548.

Canadian Licensed Producer Aphria Opens Dispensary in Jamaica

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As we covered earlier , September 27 th was a landmark day for Jamaica, where they made their first export of cannabis product – specifically, oil – to Canada. According to Cannabis Business Times , Aphria – one of Canada’s biggest licensed producers of medical and recreational marijuana – recently opened a dispensary in Kingston, Jamaica. “An Marigold is expected to open with 2,700 kg of product, according to Cannabis Business Times.

Weedmaps Not Concerned About Listing Illegal Dispensaries

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Canada’s legal cannabis market is taking a downward spiral in some provinces, with the grey market taking advantage of the open market’s low stock, higher prices and slow delivery times. But when pitted against their grey market counterparts, the open market dispensaries do not stand a chance.

Vancouver Increases Pressure Against Unlicensed Dispensaries

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On January 4 th , Vancouver approved three licenses for brick and mortar dispensaries in the city, but unlicensed “grey market” businesses continue to operate, according to CBC News. The three dispensaries – under Evergreen Cannabis Society and City Cannabis Co. –

Illegal Dispensaries Step in During New Brunswick Cannabis Shortage

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The government monopoly – which limits cannabis sales to an online retail outlet and 20 brick and mortar shops – is unable to meet the demand. Making matters worse, cannabis prices in N.B. Medical Dispensaries vs. Grey Market Dispensaries.

What is the Nevada Dispensary Association?

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The Nevada Dispensary Association (“NDA”), a non-profit trade association, was formed in 2014 with a mission to develop and promote best practices in Nevada’s medical marijuana industry. This bill allowed a limited number of dispensary, cultivation, production, and laboratory establishments to operate in Nevada. Who Does the Nevada Dispensary Association Represent? Secretary: David Goldwater, Co-owner of Inyo Fine Cannabis.

Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis: What You Should Know

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The historic bill, referred to as the Cannabis Act, passed its final stage of legislation in June 2018 after the Senate followed up on its approval from the House of Commons. Word of Canada’s cannabis legalization is welcome news to Canadians and marijuana advocates all across the world, but you may be wondering what this means for Canadian citizens and those planning to travel north of the border. Here’s what you need to know about cannabis in Canada: Legal To Own, Grow, and Sell.