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


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.

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.

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Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales


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.

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 News

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.

COVID-19 delays Maine’s recreational marijuana rollout


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

Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Advances In New Hampshire


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.

Recreational Legalization Bills Advance In New Mexico House And Senate


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. Medical cannabis patients in the Land of Enchantment are not as supportive of the Senate’s version of 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.

Seniors Are Erasing the Line Between Medical & Recreational Cannabis Use


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.

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!

Is There a Difference Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis?


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. Cannabis Legalize It cannabis Legalization legalize it

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.

COVID-19 delays mandatory pesticide testing for Washington state recreational cannabis

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COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD UpdatesMJ Biz reports on the slowdown of getting testing up and running in Washington State The coronavirus pandemic has scuttled government efforts in Washington state … Read More.

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. Cannabis industry representatives say medical cannabis is only about 20 percent of the market and that it’s impractical for growers to exclude recreational uses. “It’s

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.

Recreational Legalization Harms Medical Marijuana Sales


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.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana


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

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.

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


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 Michigan

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.

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.

Kalamazoo approves rules to allow recreational marijuana businesses

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KALAMAZOO, MI — The city of Kalamazoo approved new rules to allow cannabis businesses including growers, processors, retailers, consumption lounges and others.

Rhode Island governor plans to legalize recreational marijuana


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.

Three Mexican Senate commissions approve cannabis bill legalizing recreational use

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Three Senate commissions in Mexico acting together passed legislation Wednesday to legalize all forms of cannabis, bringing the Latin American country one step closer to launching the world’s largest adult-use program by population.

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.

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


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.

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 […].

Buy This Dog’s Artwork, Get A Free Gift Of Weed


When the recreational possession and use of cannabis is legalized, but a regulated retail market is not, people are forced to think of creative ways to obtain and provide weed. While a regulated recreational market has not been established in Washington D.C.,

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.

Colorado: Aurora City Council approves 1% sales tax hike for recreational marijuana

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AURORA | The Aurora City Council on Monday increased the special sales tax for recreational marijuana products by 1%. Cannabis Tax IntelThe estimated annual $1 million in … Read More.

South Bay cannabis shops can no longer sell recreational Cannabis on-site under new order

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reports…… Santa Clara County’s cannabis dispensaries will no longer be allowed to sell recreational marijuana at their shops under a new … Read More. The San Jose Spot Light.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store, Ottawa


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

Oregon lawmakers reject plan to restrict recreational cannabis supply

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Oregon lawmakers reject plan to restrict recreational cannabis supply. Cannabis Law NewsThe report goes on to say. State Michael Dembrow, a Democrat from Portland, said oversupply has left the state with enough marijuana to last nearly seven years.

What’s The Difference Between Medical And Recreational Marijuana?

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Diehard medical marijuana purists will wear themselves out arguing the difference between medicinal and recreational cannabis if engaged in a debate. Continue reading What’s The Difference Between Medical And Recreational Marijuana?

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%.