Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales

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On Thursday 8 October, 2020, Governor Phil Scott (R) announced that he’ll allow a marijuana sales legalization bill passed by the legislature (S.54) to take effect. This makes Vermont the 11th state in the US to legalize recreational marijuana.

Recreational Marijuana Laws In New York

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The need to legalize adult recreational cannabis in the state of New York became a point of agreement Saturday night among New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.

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“Recreational” vs “Medical” Marijuana

Nature's Way Medicine

In the past, the term “recreational marijuana” has generally been used to mean illegal use of cannabis for purposes to get high. The post “Recreational” vs “Medical” Marijuana appeared first on Nature's Way Medicine.

Arizona Prop 207: Medical Marijuana Goes Recreational

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On 3rd November 2020, voters in Arizona approved Proposition 207, legalizing recreational marijuana in the state. Legal medical marijuana has a long history in Arizona. Cannabis News arizona cannabis laws Marijuana Laws new law recreational marijuana

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Maine Finally Allows for Recreational Marijuana Sales in October, 2020

Leafwell

Maine has had medical marijuana laws on its books since 1999, making it one of the earliest states in the United States to have a medical marijuana program. The Marijuana Legalization Act was supposed to take effect within 40 days of November 8, 2016.

Recreational Cannabis is Legal in Australia’s Capital Territory

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Recreational cannabis has been legal in the Australian Capital Territory, which contains Canberra, the capital city of Australia since Friday, January 31, 2020. Cannabis News ACT Australia Canberra recreational cannabis recreational marijuana

Can A State Recriminalize Recreational Marijuana?

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The laws surrounding both recreational and medical marijuana (MMJ) are constantly changing. Just about every major election sees alterations to which states currently allow their citizens to use marijuana recreationally and/or for medicinal purposes.

Recreational Cannabis In Ohio Set Back A Second Time Due To COVID-19

MassRoots

Ohio’s recreational cannabis initiative has been delayed due to coronavirus social distancing measures, and the petition’s language is also undergoing revisions at the request of Ohio’s Attorney General.

Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

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However, what was unanticipated are the new bans by some of the Arizona cities for recreational marijuana establishments. A dual licensee means an establishment that is licensed both as a medical marijuana establishment and an adult use (or recreational) establishment.

South Dakota Legalized Both Recreational and Medical Cannabis. Now What?

Leafwell

Before Election Day 2020, it was safe to call South Dakota one of the most conservatives states in the country when it comes to cannabis.

Important Differences Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis

United Patients Group

Today, 35 states have legalized medical marijuana programs, and 14 states have permitted adults over the age of 21 to partake of recreational weed. Is there a difference between medical cannabis products and the marijuana available to recreational users?

The Differences Between Medical and Recreational Cannabis

United Patients Group

More and more states are considering and passing adult-use marijuana regulations, which give all adults over the age of 21 legal access to a variety of cannabis products for recreational use. Medical Cannabis Has Different Components. Recreational Cannabis Costs More.

Recreational cannabis sales debut in Arizona months ahead of schedule

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207, the first retail marijuana stores opened in Arizona. The post Recreational cannabis sales debut in Arizona months ahead of schedule appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult use cannabis legalization Arizona cannabis stores marijuana legalization

Congratulations to New Mexico for Recreational Cannabis Legalization!

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Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation that officially legalized recreational cannabis for the state. When asked about recreational cannabis legalization Gov. Recreational cannabis helps boost tourism. What’s Permitted For Recreational Use.

Recreational Marijuana: Impact on Traffic Deaths

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When it comes to marijuana legalization, one of the opposition’s main concerns is whether legal access to cannabis will increase the number of drivers who operate a vehicle in an impaired state. The effects of marijuana, on the other hand, typically last for only a few hours.

Where to find Maine’s recreational marijuana stores

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Maine's adult-use cannabis stores open Oct. The post Where to find Maine’s recreational marijuana stores appeared first on Leafly. Industry Maine recreational marijuana recreational marijuana storesLeafly has them mapped on its app and listed here.

Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

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The post Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Arizonans knew zoning issues could cause headaches for dispensary owners. However, what was unanticipated are the new bans by some… Read More.

Minn. House To Vote Recreational Marijuana Bill This Week

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Recreational Marijuana: Effects on Teen Use

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2020 was yet another watershed year for cannabis legalization, with more and more states voting to legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana. Opponents of the movement, however, allege that legalization will result in increased marijuana use among teenagers.

COVID-19 delays Maine’s recreational marijuana rollout

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The post COVID-19 delays Maine’s recreational marijuana rollout appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis cannabis stores coronavirus COVID-19 Maine marijuana legalization

NY Lawmakers Reach Deal To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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New York State lawmakers have reached an agreement to legalize recreational marijuana, a key priority of Gov. Cannabis Law TVAndrew Cuomo. The… Read More.

How High Are Taxes on Recreational Marijuana in Your State?

SpeedWeed

Medical cannabis legislation was first introduced in the Alabama House of Representatives two decades ago. Now, a medical cannabis bill has supermajority support. Eight years earlier, a Democratic bill for medical cannabis that was introduced by former Rep.

New York (Finally!) Passes Recreational Marijuana Legislation – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news

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Passes Recreational Marijuana Legislation – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news. Passes Recreational Marijuana Legislation – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news appeared first on SpeedWeed.

Marijuana Comparison: Medical vs Recreational Potency

Otherside Farms

There’s somewhat of a debate going on in the legal marijuana world. More specifically, it’s medical vs recreational potency. There are several things that determine a marijuana strain’s potency. Medical vs Recreational Potency 101.

Why Is Recreational Marijuana Not Legal In Florida?

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that have legalized recreational marijuana. In November 2016, Florida passed legislation allowing for the use of Medical Marijuana. Patients who are able to qualify for a medical card, must have an underlying condition that marijuana can be used to treat.

Recreational Legalization Bills Advance In New Mexico House And Senate

MassRoots

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. Armstrong, and Angelica Rubio, HB 356 would legalize the recreational possession and use of cannabis by adults aged 21 and older. Protecting the rights of medical marijuana patients, residents would also be permitted to cultivate up to six mature plants at one time under the House bill.

November 20 2020: Commission Approves Recreational Marijuana License Stipulated Settlements

Cannabis Law Report

Portland, OR — At its regular monthly meeting on November 19, 2020, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved eight recreational marijuana license stipulated settlements. Cannabis Law News

February 8 2021: Iowa lawmakers consider legalizing recreational marijuana

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The post February 8 2021: Iowa lawmakers consider legalizing recreational marijuana first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law TV… Read More.

Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Advances In New Hampshire

MassRoots

A bill to legalize recreational cannabis for adults in New Hampshire has advanced in the state’s House of Representatives. “For the first time in history the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee voted to recommend that we put an end to the prohibition of cannabis and enact a law to provide for the legalization, regulation and taxation.”. The bill dictates that every one ounce of dried cannabis flowers sold by a state-licensed dispensary would be taxed $30.

UPDATE: VERMONT OFFICIALLY LEGALIZES RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA SALES

Cannabis Law Report

Yesterday, Vermont became the 11 th state to legalize recreational marijuana sales and the second to do so via legislation (Illinois was the first in … Read More. The post UPDATE: VERMONT OFFICIALLY LEGALIZES RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA SALES first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Montana Legislature considers recreational marijuana bills – Cannabis Business Executive

SpeedWeed

Montana lawmakers are considering a range of bills that would make changes to I-190, the citizen-led initiative approved by voters in November that OK’d recreational marijuana in Montana. February 25, 2021 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment.

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

Cannabis Life Network

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.

Virginia lawmakers agree on recreational marijuana legalization

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Virginia lawmakers on Saturday narrowly approved compromise legislation legalizing a commercial recreational marijuana program that could generate nearly $1.5 Virginia would become the country’s 16th state and the first in the South to legalize adult-use marijuana as soon as Gov.

Article: Flawed Federal Taxation of Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

The Tax Foundation (USA) writes… A House vote is expected this month on the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act , which would de-schedule … Read More. Cannabis Tax Intel

Effort to legalize recreational marijuana knocked down by Florida Supreme Court – Cannabis Business Executive

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Effort to legalize recreational marijuana knocked down by Florida Supreme Court – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news.

USA: Tax Foundation – Several States Considering Legal Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

This article contains a chart Potential Recreational Marijuana Excise Tax Revenue by State Based on Average Taxes Paid per Marijuana… Read More. The post USA: Tax Foundation – Several States Considering Legal Recreational Marijuana first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.