“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.

Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales

Leafwell

This means that it is now not only legal to grow and possess cannabis in Vermont, but also legal to sell it with the appropriate licensing. This makes Vermont the 11th state in the US to legalize recreational marijuana.

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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

Arizona Prop 207: Medical Marijuana Goes Recreational

Leafwell

On 3rd November 2020, voters in Arizona approved Proposition 207, legalizing recreational marijuana in the state. Cannabis News arizona cannabis laws Marijuana Laws new law recreational marijuanaIs weed legal in Arizona?

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?

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.

Maine Finally Allows for Recreational Marijuana Sales in October, 2020

Leafwell

As for legal recreational cannabis, it was approved of with the passing of the Marijuana Legalization Act in 2016, put forth by Maine’s Question 1. Medical Marijuana Card cannabis news legalize it maine Medical Marijuana Maine MMJ recreational marijuana

French government to ask public opinion on recreational cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

An online questionnaire is being launched to gauge public opinion on recreational marijuana use, before parliamentary debates on the issue… Read More. The post French government to ask public opinion on recreational cannabis first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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. 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.

Recreational Cannabis Legalization is Linked to Soaring Junk Food Sales

Veriheal

As more and more states move toward the legalization of cannabis, people have begun to ask the question of what the consequences of laws permitting cannabis use will be. By and large, legalizing cannabis has proven to be a good thing.

Detroit announces recreational cannabis ordinance

Cannabis Law Report

The post Detroit announces recreational cannabis ordinance first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Detroit City Council announced on Monday an ordinance detailing how the city will move forward. The Metro Times Reports The city is allowing 75 licenses … Read More.

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. 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?

MMJ Recs

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.

Nebraska Makes a Push for Medical and Recreational Legalization

Veriheal

Ordinarily, we’ll see a state decriminalize cannabis first. Decriminalization is more of a legal reform than a lifestyle reform since it doesn’t actually affect the legality of cannabis—it only affects the penalties for use and possession. Cannabis Legalization in Nebraska.

New Jersey Legalized Recreational Cannabis. Now What?

Cannabis Law Report

On November 3, 2020, New Jersey voters approved an amendment to the state’s constitution to legalize recreational marijuana. The post New Jersey Legalized Recreational Cannabis. first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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.

Recreational Marijuana: Impact on Traffic Deaths

CannaMD

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 post Recreational Marijuana: Impact on Traffic Deaths first appeared on CannaMD.

Israel Declares Plans to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in Less Than a Year

Veriheal

From the discovery of one of the most famous cannabinoids, THC , to coining the entourage effect and pioneering cannabis research , Israel takes another giant step in support of cannabis. Israel has announced that they plan to legalize recreational cannabis within 9 months.

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

Veriheal

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.

Where to find Maine’s recreational marijuana stores

Leafly

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.

Puerto Rico: November Surprise for Recreational Cannabis?

Canna Law Blog

Charlie Delgado Altieri , the main opposition candidate for governor of Puerto Rico , has suggested a new tax be imposed on hemp and medical cannabis to help foot the bill for government pensions, amidst a long-running fiscal crisis in the U.S.

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.

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. “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.

What’s New Mexico’s Forecast for the Recreational Cannabis Market?

Veriheal

You might say when it comes to the subject of adult-use retail cannabis legalization that it took a wrong turn in Albuquerque. Recreational cannabis laws have been shot down in the past. Many people are optimistic about New Mexico passing recreational cannabis laws.

Cannabis Legalization for Recreational Purposes in Canada

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis is legal for both recreational and medicinal purposes in Canada. The post Cannabis Legalization for Recreational Purposes in Canada first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales

Leafly

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. A judge disagreed with the decision, but said Baker had the right to make it.

Kelowna opens 1st legal cannabis store: Hobo Recreational Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

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

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

New Jersey legislators pass bill to regulate recreational cannabis market

Cannabis Law Report

The post New Jersey legislators pass bill to regulate recreational cannabis market first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Eventually we got there with days to spare ! MJ Biz are off the blocks with the story. As we always say it’s only just … Read More.

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.

Study Finds ‘Recreational’ Cannabis Consumers Using It Medically

Leafly

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

New Zealand referendum for the legalisation of recreational cannabis fails

Cannabis Law Report

to 48.4%, New Zealanders have voted against the legalisation of recreational cannabis following the announcement of final referendum results … Read More. The post New Zealand referendum for the legalisation of recreational cannabis fails first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis!

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

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!

Article: Flawed Federal Taxation of Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

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

Seniors Are Erasing the Line Between Medical & Recreational Cannabis Use

Leafly

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

New Jersey Votes to Legalize Recreational Cannabis but Now What?

Canna Care Docs

Congratulations to New Jersey residents for voting to pass recreational marijuana! Furthermore, Governor Phil Murphy has indicated that although he hopes it will take less time, widespread recreational marijuana sales will not take place for at least a year.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

WeedAdvisor

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