Recreational Marijuana Laws In New York

Leafwell

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.

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” 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.

It’s official—recreational cannabis is now legal in New York State

Cannabis Life Network

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to legalize recreational cannabis in New York State. Effective immediately, smoking recreational cannabis is now to be lawfully treated with the same approach as cigarettes.

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.

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.

Mexican lawmakers advance bill to legalize recreational cannabis

Leafly

The post Mexican lawmakers advance bill to legalize recreational cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Mexico lawmakers aim to legalize one ounce for personal use and license cultivators. Politics

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.

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

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.

Recreational cannabis sales debut in Arizona months ahead of schedule

Leafly

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 legalizationLess than three months after voters passed Prop.

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.

Israel May Soon Legalize Recreational Cannabis

HarrisBricken

A few months ago, I wrote a post entitled, “ Israel: Cannabis Powerhouse “ That post noted how Israel has been at the forefront of cannabis for decades. Nevertheless, Israel still lags behind countries like Canada that have legalized cannabis for recreational purposes.

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.

Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

HarrisBricken

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.

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.

Virginia’s Road to Recreational Cannabis – Cannabis Business Executive

SpeedWeed

Virginia’s Road to Recreational CannabisCannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news. The post Virginia’s Road to Recreational CannabisCannabis Business Executive appeared first on SpeedWeed.

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.

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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.

COVID-19 delays Maine’s recreational marijuana rollout

Leafly

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

Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

Cannabis Law Report

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.

Switzerland: 5,000 participants recruited to establish a trial on recreational cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Newsweed reports It is a life-size test, to observe the advantages and disadvantages of legalizing recreational cannabis. UK / EU Cannabis ComplianceFrom May 15,… Read More.

Rhode Island Senators Propose Recreational Cannabis Legalization

SpeedWeed

Rhode Island is the next in a series of states to propose recreational cannabis as a way to boost the economy following the impacts of COVID. . If the bill gets signed into law, it will make it legal for those 21 and older to possess at least an ounce of cannabis in the state.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Washington DC weighs competing recreational cannabis bills

SpeedWeed

Washington DC lawmakers have two recreational marijuana legalization bills to consider after Mayor Muriel Bowser and City Council Chair Phil Mendelson introduced separate measures. The post Washington DC weighs competing recreational cannabis bills appeared first on SpeedWeed.

North Dakota – Is Recreational Cannabis On The Way ?

Cannabis Law Report

House Bill 1420 would legalize recreational marijuana for adults. The Grand Forks Herald reports. BISMARCK — A bill to legalize… Read More. Breaking News

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.

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.

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.

NY Lawmakers Reach Deal To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

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