Pennsylvania Governor Encourages Recreational Legalization to Help the State’s Economy  

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Could Cannabis be Pennsylvania’s Saving Grace? Lawmakers are looking at ways to increase the state’s revenue, and to no surprise, some suggest legalizing recreational cannabis. Prohibition Indeed When it Comes to Cannabis.

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

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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. In March, the Attorney General of Ohio informed the petitioners by letter that proposed legislation, which would amend the state’s constitution in order to legalize recreational cannabis, was insufficient and required additional information.

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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.

Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales

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The post Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis COVID-19 massachusetts recreational cannabisCharlie Baker shut down adult-use sales while allowing medical sales.

The Differences Between Medical and Recreational Cannabis

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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. However, many states with recreational legislation also have medical marijuana rules in place — but why? The truth is there are good reasons you might still pursue a medical marijuana card even if your state does have legal recreational dispensaries.

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. Because of this perpetual flux, many people are often left wondering, “Can a state recriminalize recreational marijuana?” Keep reading for more information about the laws surrounding recreational marijuana.

Article: Flawed Federal Taxation of Recreational Marijuana

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The post Article: Flawed Federal Taxation of Recreational Marijuana first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Tax Intel

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. “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.

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

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.

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. Armstrong, and Angelica Rubio, HB 356 would legalize the recreational possession and use of cannabis by adults aged 21 and older. “So we wanted to sit down at the table and give our solution, as Republicans, to how we would like to see the regulation of cannabis,” Sen.

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. The post Kelowna opens 1st legal cannabis store: Hobo Recreational Cannabis appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. Business Cannabis Canada Featured Marijuana News hobo recreational cannabis Kelowna okanagan

Study Finds ‘Recreational’ Cannabis Consumers Using It Medically

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Customers at adult use stores often use 'recreational' cannabis for pain and insomnia, researchers discover. The post Study Finds ‘RecreationalCannabis Consumers Using It Medically appeared first on Leafly. Health adult-use cannabis medical marijuana

Marijuana Comparison: Medical vs Recreational Potency

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More specifically, it’s medical vs recreational potency. Medical vs Recreational Potency 101. What is the difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana? The biggest difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana is its usage.

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!

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.

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. Health adult-use cannabis Colorado medical marijuana research

London Stock Exchange Clears Medical Cannabis Companies For Listings But Not Recreational

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Medical cannabis companies cleared for London stock market Regulator agrees to float of UK firms but recreational suppliers still banned Medicinal … Read More. THe Guardian (UK) reports.

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. Consumers will need to be at least 21 years old to purchase legal cannabis. Additionally, users are allowed to grow up to six cannabis plants. This will all be left up to the newly-formed Cannabis Control Board, with the expectation that these issues will all be worked out within one year. “We e-news GUAM LEGALIZATION RECREATIONAL CANNABIS

CPA Accounting Institute For Success: Deep Dive: Recreational Marijuana Tax Revenue in the United States

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Best overall review of cannabis taxation in the US that we’ve yet seen. The post CPA Accounting Institute For Success: Deep Dive: Recreational Marijuana Tax Revenue in the United States first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Tax Intel

Florida: Marco Island City Council Says No To Recreational Cannabis

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Marco Island City Council approved unanimously ballot language for an ordinance which prohibits cultivating, manufacturing, warehousing, distributing and selling recreational marijuana. Cannabis Law NewsReports the Marco Eagle… Read More.

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. Dozens of states now permit the sale and consumption of medical cannabis for qualifying conditions, while a total of 11 states have so far legalized [ ] The post Is There a Difference Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis?

Croatia Introduces Bill to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Use

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One of them is Mirela Holy, SDP Green Development Council President, and one of the most prominent public figures supporting “Lex Cannabis” She revealed that the bill will be going to public debate within a week and that will be followed by a parliamentary debate.

Donnelly Group Confirms Plan for Cannabis Retail Chain, Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store

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Nine private recreational stores set to open nationwide beginning April 2019 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Donnelly Group, the Canadian hospitality company, today confirms its new cannabis retail venture. Nine locations of Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store (“Hobo”) are set to open in rapid succession across B.C.

Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store – Retail Cannabis Officially Hits Ontario

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One of only three retail locations slated for Ottawa, Hobo’s launch comes on the heels of the province’s new cannabis retail model OTTAWA, April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store (“Hobo”), the new cannabis venture from hospitality company, Donnelly Group, today announces the opening and launch of its first retail store in Ottawa’s Centretown […].

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. According to the Tampa Bay Times , recreational legalization cuts well-established medical marijuana programs off at the knees. In some instances, they lose up top 50% of their clients as producers and retailers replace or reduce their medical strains in exchange ones that appeal to recreational users. e-news Medical Cannabis Recreational Marijuan

Oceanside considers allowing growing of recreational cannabis

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Oceanside could be the next city in San Diego County to approve the commercial cultivation of recreational cannabis. The city’s Planning Commission voted unanimously this week, with three members absent, to recommend the City Council add the cultivation of recreational marijuana, also known as adult use marijuana, to an ordinance approved in 2018 that permits only medical uses. The San Diego Tribune reports.

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.

What Would William Carlos Williams Say ! Paterson considers city tax on medical and, if approved in NJ, recreational marijuana

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Home city to one to the US’s greatest poets and by day Dr… NJ’s Paterson is looking at cannabis taxation North Jersey.com reports … Read More. Paterson considers city tax on medical and, if approved in NJ, recreational marijuana first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Which California Cities Don’t Have Recreational Marijuana Retailers?

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However, although recreational cannabis is legal, there are some cities and counties throughout the state that have made it very hard (or nearly impossible) for recreational marijuana users to buy cannabis products. This is because these areas have banned recreational marijuana shops from being set up (often by refusing to approve business plans). Which California cities don’t have recreational marijuana retailers?

Will Michigan’s recreational market opening crash the medical cannabis supply?

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Michigan surprised everyone by announcing the opening of their recreational cannabis market on Dec. The post Will Michigan’s recreational market opening crash the medical cannabis supply? Politics adult-use cannabis Michigan1—but how will it affect medical patients? appeared first on Leafly.

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. On May 31, Illinois approved a plan that will allow the sale of legal recreational marijuana (21-and-older) on Jan. Illinoisans will be able to legally possess 30 grams, or about an ounce, of cannabis flower.

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. Raimondo’s model would create one of the most regulated recreational cannabis markets in the country, as it would prohibit personal home growing and ban marijuana concentrates with high potencies. (via Wikimedia Commons). Rhode Island Gov.

Florida Senate lawyers using new law as argument against recreational cannabis amendment

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Cannabis Law NewsThe Florida Senate is using a controversial new law to try to bolster arguments against a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to allow people to … Read More.

Oregon: OLCC Survey Seeks Input On Wildfire Impacts To Recreational Marijuana Licensees

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The post Oregon: OLCC Survey Seeks Input On Wildfire Impacts To Recreational Marijuana Licensees first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Here’s their press release with links to the survey…… OREGON: Wildfires around the state have had a devastating impact on Oregonians. Authorities still don’t know … Read More. Breaking News

Guam Cannabis board will add fines to recreational regulations

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The Pacific Daily News reports… The Cannabis Control Board plans to hold a working session during the next several days to discuss fines that should … Read More. Breaking News

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%.