Canadians have spent $908 million at recreational cannabis stores since legalization, StatCan

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OTTAWA — Canadians spent about $908 million on non-medical cannabis in the first year since legalization, but online sales dropped as more brick-and-mortar locations opened, said Statistics Canada. The agency says Canadians spent $24 per capita at cannabis stores from Oct.

Kelowna opens 1st legal cannabis store: Hobo Recreational Cannabis

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On July 25, Kelowna opened its first legal cannabis store– Hobo Recreational Cannabis– which means that you can now officially buy legal cannabis in the Okanagan Valley’s biggest city.

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Recreational Legalization Bills Advance In New Mexico House And Senate

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A bill to legalize the recreational use of cannabis was just approved by the House Judiciary Committee in Santa Fe, New Mexico, making it one step closer to becoming law. “We came to the conclusion that legalization is coming,” Sen.

Luxembourg’s government reportedly weighs plan to legalize recreational marijuana

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Luxembourg’s federal government is reported to be weighing plans to legalize recreational cannabis through a tightly controlled market that would offer entrepreneurs a limited number of production and retail licenses.

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis!

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Although the final bill is waiting signature from the governor, as of May 31, 2019, Illinois is poised to move forward as the eleventh state to legalize adult use marijuana. The new bill allows employers to maintain “drug-free” workplaces and landlords to prohibit possession on their properties, and it allows individual communities to prohibit or allow cannabis dispensaries. The post Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis!

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.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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With cannabis legalization in the U.S. This small island in the western Pacific Ocean legalized medical cannabis in 2014. Now in 2019, a bill to fully legalize the drug passed by a narrow margin and was signed into law by Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. Although it encountered opposition – as legalization always does – Guerrero believes that this is the best way to curb the illegal drug market. Rules for Legalization. .

New York Expected to Legalize in 2019

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Just fewer than two years since insisting it was a “gateway drug,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is singing a different tune regarding the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in The Empire State. “It’s

Is There a Difference Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis?

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It wasn’t until 2012 that Washington State and Colorado introduced America’s first legal recreational cannabis bills. Prior to this, the only cannabis available legally in North America was medical marijuana. appeared first on Legalize it.

Recreational Legalization Harms Medical Marijuana Sales

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Despite the fact the recreational marijuana makes it easily accessible by all, it has devastating effects on the medical market. Historically, according to the Tampa Bay Times , marijuana legalization caused people to leave the medical realm in droves.

Rhode Island governor plans to legalize recreational marijuana

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Gina Raimondo will propose a framework to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, reports the Providence Journal. New York and New Jersey are also considering changes to their cannabis policies. (via Wikimedia Commons). Rhode Island Gov.

New Jersey Voters To Vote On Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

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New Jersey voters will vote next year on whether to legalize recreational cannabis. The recreational use question was added to the November 2020 ballot on Monday by New Jersey lawmakers. If approved, the ballot question would amend the state constitution to legalize recreational cannabis for those twenty-one and older. Recreational cannabis would be subject to the state’s sales tax of 6.625%.

Seniors Are Erasing the Line Between Medical & Recreational Cannabis Use

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A Colorado study finds that nearly half of all seniors enjoyed legal cannabis last year: some medically, some recreationally, some for both. The post Seniors Are Erasing the Line Between Medical & Recreational Cannabis Use appeared first on Leafly.

Petition filed to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma

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A petition has been filed in an effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma. 12, would add an amendment to the Constitution, which would generally legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for people aged 21 and older under state law. Cannabis Law News

California Has Legalized Recreational Marijuana: So Why Is It Still So Hard To Buy In Certain Counties?

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In November 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64, also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), which legalized cannabis in the state. This should have made recreational cannabis sales legal everywhere in the state starting in January 2018.

Illinois dispensaries open for recreational sales: Leafly’s live coverage

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The post Illinois dispensaries open for recreational sales: Leafly’s live coverage appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis cannabis legalization Chicago illinois retail retail sales retail storesThe Land of Lincoln celebrates its new freedom, and Leafly's team is there to cover it all.

Weekenders Cannabis Targets Growing Segment of Recreational Users with New Pre-Rolls

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LOS ANGELES – December 2, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – With the legalization of recreational cannabis and its increasingly strong societal acceptance, a large and growing number of adults are opting to integrate cannabis into their lifestyles. About Weekenders Cannabis.

Michigan Based Cannabis Legal Group Breaks Down Recreational Marijuana Taxes Since Legalization

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9 & 10 news reports… The state of Michigan currently charges a six percent sales tax on recreational marijuana along with a ten percent excise tax. Barton Morris with Cannabis Legal Group gave us a closer look at how those taxes break down.“That Cannabis Tax Intel

NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

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NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system. 2) Transitioning “Unregulated Market” into the legal framework.

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. Decriminalization, Not Legalization.

Florida Lawmakers Push To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

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In a joint effort, two state representatives submitted legislation to legalize, regulate, and tax a recreational cannabis market in Florida. ” What would legalization look like under HB 1117?

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. Pritzker is a strong supporter of marijuana legalization.

A New Year in Illinois – First Day of Recreational Marijuana Sales

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Illinois started off the decade by opening its doors to the world of adult-use recreational marijuana. On January 1, 2020, the state of Illinois had its first day of legal marijuana sales. By: Nabil Rodriguez.

Which California Cities Don’t Have Recreational Marijuana Retailers?

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Marijuana is now currently legal throughout California, which means you’re permitted to carry and smoke a legal amount anywhere in the Golden State without the risk of being arrested or fined. Which California cities don’t have recreational marijuana retailers?

How soon will Germany legalize the recreational use of cannabis ?

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There is a lot of buzz lately regarding Germany-many people believe that the country will soon make a move to completely legalise Cannabis for recreational purposes. The German Medical Cannabis market could reach more than €6 billion sales/year by 2030. .

Marijuana Comparison: Medical vs Recreational Potency

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There’s somewhat of a debate going on in the legal marijuana world. More specifically, it’s medical vs recreational potency. Medical vs Recreational Potency 101. What is the difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana?

ChiWeed Directory of Marijuana Recreational Businesses

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Good news to cannabis enthusiasts as Illinois becomes a legal market for marijuana come 2020 with the passing of House Bill 1438, the state of Illinois has moved to having legal recreational, adult-use cannabis.

Cannabis legalization bill tabled in committee

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A recreational cannabis legalization bill stalled in the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, while a bill that would limit who can become a medical cannabis patient moved on. Continue reading Cannabis legalization bill tabled in committee at The NM Political Report.

Guam: Cannabis Board Produces List Of Things You Can & Cannot Do As A Legal Recreational User

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Responsible adults can grow and consume recreational marijuana at home, but selling it or trading it for something of value still is illegal, according to the Cannabis Control Board, which on Tuesday approved a list of 10 things the public should know about using it. Cannabis Law News

Federal Lawmakers Aim To Legalize Marijuana This Year

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Legislation to end the federal prohibition of cannabis has been submitted in the U.S. The American people have elected the most pro-cannabis Congress in American history and significant pieces of legislation are being introduced,” said Blumenauer.

Near-Record Support for Cannabis Legalization Reflected in Latest National Polls

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Over six in ten US adults support legalizing marijuana nationwide, according to a pair of recently released public opinion polls first reported by MarijuanaMoment.net. ” Legalization FOX Gallup Marist polls public opinion survey

Majority of Maryland Voters Want Legal Cannabis

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The majority of Maryland voters support legalizing recreational cannabis, according to the most recent Goucher Poll. Those over the age of 55 and those who identify as conservative or Republican were the least likely to support legalization, according to the poll.

Study: No Uptick in Violent Crime Following Adult Use Cannabis Legalization

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The enactment of statewide legislation permitting adult cannabis possession and sales is not associated with any significant or long-term uptick in criminal activity, according to data published in the journal Justice Quarterly. Investigators affiliated with the Department of Justice and Criminology at Washington State University assessed trends in monthly average crime rates in Colorado and Washington following legalization compared to various control states.

Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

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An estimated two out of three Americans believe that cannabis should be legal for recreational purposes, according to nationwide polling data compiled by PPRI (the Public Religion Research Institute) — a non-partisan research and public policy institute.

Two Democratic lawmakers introduce bill to legalize recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania

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Adults 21 and older to possess, cultivate and purchase cannabis from licensed retailers. Adults could grow up to 10 cannabis plants for personal use—more than any other state allows—under the bill. John Fetterman have indicated they support legalized marijuana. “We